BOSTON (AP) Mackenzie Blackwood hardly looked like a rookie in net for New Jersey.Blackwood stopped 40 shots for his first NHL victory Chris Wideman Jersey , Blake Coleman scored twice and the Devils beat the Boston Bruins 5-2 on Thursday night.Blackwood had plenty of help, even with leading scorer Taylor Hall out of the lineup, as the Devils took the lead 25 seconds into the game on a goal by Damon Severson.The team played awesome for me really made my job a lot easier, said Blackwood, who was making his second career start and playing in his fourth NHL game.Kyle Palmieri added his team-high 19th goal for the Devils, who won on the road for just the fourth time this season.Nico Hirschier had a goal and an assist and Andy Greene had a pair of assists as New Jersey got its first win in Boston in five years.We did a good job for the most part playing with the lead and I thought we were pretty consistent throughout the game, Devils coach John Hynes said. It was nice to see Blackwood get his first win.Hynes said Blackwood Womens Craig Anderson Jersey , whos 6-foot-4, covers a lot of area and has shown tremendous composure in his limited duty.Now you have a big mountain of a man whos in the net and has great athleticism but also plays with poise and is in good position. Thats tough to beat, Hynes said.Patrice Bergeron and Chris Wagner scored for Boston, and Jaroslav Halak had 28 saves.Seversons early goal on a wrist shot from the right circle gave Blackwood a lead the Devils never relinquished.Obviously we didnt want to start the way we started, giving up a goal in the first minute of the game, Halak said. Its always hard to keep the focus after that.Hall, who has 11 goals and 26 assists Authentic Erik Karlsson Jersey Kids , was out with a lower-body injury and did not make the trip. The Devils were outshot 42-33 but adjusted to his absence.The Bruins had their biggest advantage in the second period with 19 shots to New Jerseys nine, but only Wagner got one past Blackwood a one-timer 15:07 into the period to pull Boston within 2-1.When they had some pushes, he made some big saves so it was great to see, Hynes said.Coleman got the two-goal lead back for the Devils after he blocked a slap shot by Torey Krug at the blue line and outraced Brandon Carlo to the rebound for a breakaway, getting Halak with a backhand 4:15 into the third.Hischier scored 12:43 into the third and Coleman scored into an empty net with 46 seconds remaining.We just need to learn from this one, Halak said. We kind of kept chasing the game and when youre doing that, its usually losing hockey.The Devils went up 2-0 with 4:35 left in the first on a power-play goal by Palmieri Jean-Gabriel Pageau Jersey , whose slap shot from the right point bounced off Halak and hit Carlo, then bounced back over Halak into the net.NOTES: Blackwood was called up from AHL Binghamton on Dec. 17 after starter Cory Schneider went on injured reserve with an abdominal strain. Boston captain Zdeno Chara returned after missing 19 games with an MCL injury in his left knee. D Kevan Miller returned after 13 games with cartilage injury to his larynx suffered Nov. 26 in Toronto. LW Jake DeBrusk had been out with a concussion and played for the first time since Dec. 6.UP NEXTDevils: Host the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday.Bruins: Visit the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night. Make no mistake: Kazakhstan faces an arduous task if the team hopes to stay in the top rung of the world juniors. The winners of last year鈥檚 Div. I-A grouping earned promotion through that tournament victory, with Belarus going the other way. But getting to the top level and staying there are two very different things, especially now that relegation is determined by a best-of-3 series (so you can鈥檛 fluke your way to survival with one good game at the end).The Kazakhs will have experience in Victoria, thanks to 10 players still eligible from last year鈥檚 entry, but no NHL draft picks. Of course, the top-level competition will be much steeper as well … one-jersey , but at least this crew will have some chemistry to build off.Leading scorer Artur Gatiyatov and defenseman Valeri Orekhov return, with Orek... All-Access +All-Access Member AreaPremium content and in-depth analysis from our team of experts exclusively for magazine subscribers. Simply login to unlock the content or become a member for less than $2.50 a month.LoginBecome a Member