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Hughes Bests Older Brother as Devils Rout Canucks 7-2

New Jersey Devils center Jack Hughes (86) celebrates his goal against the Vancouver Canucks with center Dawson Mercer (18) and defenseman Dougie Hamilton (7) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Feb. 28, 2022, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
New Jersey Devils center Jack Hughes (86) celebrates his goal against the Vancouver Canucks with center Dawson Mercer (18) and defenseman Dougie Hamilton (7) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Feb. 28, 2022, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
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Newark, N.J. (AP) -- Jack Hughes had a goal and an assist to win a showdown with his older brother, and the New Jersey Devils routed the Vancouver Canucks 7-2 on Monday night.

Nico Daws made 36 saves and the Devils scored three times in each of the first two periods, chasing goaltender Jaroslav Halak with six goals on 14 shots.