When the game ended, Bruins defenseman Torey Krug was facedown on the ice, his stick stretched out in front of him, pointed at the Devils’ net.
His last-second shot had been blocked, the puck shunted aside, and the buzzer sounded on the Devils’ unconventional 4-3 victory. The Bruins gave up four power-play goals as they gave New Jersey its first road victory of the season.
“It’s tough,’’ said Krug, who took a double minor penalty for high sticking at 16:45 of the third period that helped set up New Jersey’s frantic finish, two power-play scores in 23 seconds sending the Devils bouncing past the Bruins.
“You can never take anything for granted in this league,’’ said Krug. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.