Red Wings stop Devils with third-period flurry

Jonathan Abdelkader scored a shorthanded goal with 7:10 remaining in the third period, lifting the Detroit Red Wings to a 4-3 victory over the visiting New Jersey Devils on Thursday.Fourteen seconds into their fourth power play, the Devils made a costly turnover and Detroit capitalized.Brian Boyle won a faceoff from Luke Glendening near the half boards to the right of Detroit goaltender Jimmy Howard. Boyle whipped the puck to Will Butcher near center ice but Glendening recovered from the faceoff loss and intercepted the pass intended for Taylor Hall.Glendening was joined by Abdelkader on a 2-on-1 and the play finished when Abdelkader put the rebound by Cory Schneider into the right side of the net.It was Abdelkader’s first career shorthanded goal. It lifted the Red Wings to their third straight win and fourth in six games after a season-opening seven-game losing streak.Detroit scored all of its goals on special teams as Martin Frk and Michael Rasmussen tallied on the power play.Trevor Daley sealed it with an empty-net shorthanded goal with 42.8 seconds left and it turned out to be the game-winner when New Jersey’s Marcus Johansson scored with four seconds left.Blake Coleman scored and defenseman Sami Vatanen tallied on the power play for the Devils, who lost for the fifth time in six games (1-4-1) after opening the season with a four-game winning streak.