The Devils took 21 seconds to answer with Bratt’s short-handed goal on a 2-on-1 with Adam Henrique and Taylor Hall set up Johansson’s first goal to extend the Devils’ lead to 4-1 less than eight minutes into the second period.
Bratt redirected Hall’s slap shot for his second goal midway through the second and set up Johansson on a 2-on-1 that made it 6-1 with 1:04 left in the period.
Kane scored his fourth of the season on a wraparound with 2:57 left.
New Jersey played with 11 forwards and seven defenseman because of lower-body injuries sustained by RW Kyle Palmieri and former Sabre RW Drew Stafford in the opener. … Johnson made his first start in goal after replacing Lehner during the second period of the Sabres’ 6-3 loss to the Islanders on Saturday night. Johnson played 45 games for Buffalo in 2015-16 and spent last season in Calgary. … The Sabres have allowed four short-handed goals in three games, the same number they allowed all last season. … Sabres RW Kyle Okposo wore a jersey with his name misspelled “OKOPOSO” for the first period. … New Jersey started 3-0 in 2014-15.
The Avalanche grabbed a 1-0 lead when Andrighetto’s shot from the slot slipped into the net off Rask’s glove 4:41 into the opening period.
Compher completed a 2-on-1 break with former Bruin Carl Soderberg by firing a wrister over Rask’s left shoulder to make it 2-0 midway into the period with a Minnesota Vikings Cheap Jerseys short-handed goal.
Yakupov scored when Rask came out to chase a loose puck Lebron James Cheap Jerseys along the boards 6:07 into the third. And Yakupov added his second goal of the game with 44 seconds left in the third.
“I think it took us seven minutes to get our first shot on net,” Boston forward Ryan Spooner said. “I think he kind of thought the lines weren’t working so he just switched them up.”