RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Jaromir Jagr had a goal and an assist in his 1,500th NHL game, and the New Jersey Devils defeated the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 Monday night.
Devils goalie Cory Schneider made 39 saves, including 17 in the third period.
Adam Henrique scored the go-ahead goal on a power play with 13.4 seconds remaining in the second period for the Devils, who won for only the second time in eight games.
Jagr’s fifth of the season tied the score with 5:15 left in the second when he took a pass from Scott Gomez, who finished with two assists in his fourth game of the season.
Carolina defenseman Justin Faulk opened the scoring with a second-period goal. Cam Ward made 14 saves for the Hurricanes.
Carolina registered the first 13 shots on goal in the third and ended up with a 17-1 edge in the period.
The 42-year-old Jagr set up Henrique’s goal, moving the puck around the back of the net and hitting his teammate with a pass.
Jagr has 710 career goals and 1,062 assists.
Faulk’s goal came on the 13th shot of the game for the Hurricanes, who failed to score more than twice in any of the five games on their homestand. The defenseman took a pass in the slot from Andrej Nestrasil before firing a shot past Schneider.
New Jersey killed off a Carolina power play in the third period when former Hurricanes forward Tuomo Ruutu was in the penalty box for boarding.
NOTES: RW Martin Havlat was in the New Jersey lineup after missing three games with an injury, but LW Mike Cammalleri, the team’s top goal scorer, was out with a muscle pull. . Hurricanes RW Alexander Semin, a healthy scratch for a few games last month, sat out again. … Carolina finished a 1-4 homestand.
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