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Duclair claims teams take Sharks ‘lightly' after first road win

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The Sharks scored as many road goals Friday night as they have in the previous two months combined.

San Jose doubled up the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center 6-3, snapping their 0-10-0 October and November road skid to start the season. And it’s still unbelievable to write this – San Jose had scored just six goals in their first 10 road games.

Despite the lopsided score, this didn’t feel like a Sharks rout at all. New Jersey outshot them 47-18, Kaapo Kahkonen responding with 44 saves. In the final frame, the Finn stopped 21-of-23 shots.

The Devils got their due though, with their carelessness with the puck and sloppy defensive coverage consigning them to this hell: The self-styled Stanley Cup contenders just lost to the worst team in the NHL at home.

“We gave them stuff,” Timo Meier said. “We’d make a mistake, they were kind of waiting for [it].”

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