Pavel Zacha scored twice, Taylor Hall had a goal and an assist, and the New Jersey Devils beat the Montreal Canadiens 5-2 on Wednesday night.

The teams were tied 1-1 in the first period before New Jersey scored four straight goals. Kyle Palmieri and Nico Hischier also scored for the Devils, and Keith Kinkaid stopped 24 shots to end the team’s two-game skid.

Jonathan Drouin and Max Domi scored for Montreal. Domi has a point in 11 straight games. Carey Price made 23 saves.

New Jersey Devils center Nico Hischier (13), of Switzerland, competes for the puck with Montreal Canadiens center Jonathan Drouin (92) and defenseman Xavier Ouellet (61), of France, during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
New Jersey Devils center Nico Hischier (13), of Switzerland, competes for the puck with Montreal Canadiens center Jonathan Drouin (92) and defenseman Xavier Ouellet (61), of France, during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Hischier made it 2-1 in the first, Hall added his sixth goal midway through the second and Zacha stretched it to 5-1 later in the middle period.

Hischier was back in the lineup after missing four games due to a thumb injury.

Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price, left, stands near his net after allowing a goal to New Jersey Devils left wing Taylor Hall (9) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price, left, stands near his net after allowing a goal to New Jersey Devils left wing Taylor Hall (9) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

NOTES: Devils F Joey Anderson left in the first period with an undisclosed injury. … Devils D Marco Mueller and Will Butcher played in their 100th game. … F Brian Boyle, who is back skating with the Devils, missed his fifth straight game with an upper-body injury. … The Devils assigned D Steve Santini to Binghamton of the American Hockey League. … Montreal F Shea Weber missed his 22nd consecutive game with a knee injury.

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A shot by Montreal Canadiens left wing Max Domi, not pictured, gets by New Jersey Devils goaltender Keith Kinkaid (1) for a goal as Canadiens' Andrew Shaw (65) watches during the third period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, in Newark, N.J. The Devils won 5-2. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
A shot by Montreal Canadiens left wing Max Domi, not pictured, gets by New Jersey Devils goaltender Keith Kinkaid (1) for a goal as Canadiens’ Andrew Shaw (65) watches during the third period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, in Newark, N.J. The Devils won 5-2. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Canadiens: Play at Buffalo on Friday night.

Devils: Host the New York Islanders on Friday night.

New Jersey Devils center Pavel Zacha (37), of the Czech Republic, celebrates his goal on the Montreal Canadiens with teammates during the second period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
New Jersey Devils center Pavel Zacha (37), of the Czech Republic, celebrates his goal on the Montreal Canadiens with teammates during the second period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

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Source: The Associated Press

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