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Youth is served in win over Carolina

Game featured five goals from rookies

Wednesday, 02.9.2011 / 10:10 AM ET / News
By Eric Marin
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Youth is served in win over Carolina
Tedenby scoring the first of his two goals on Cam Ward in Tuesday's win.
All five goals in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime win over Carolina were scored by rookies. While that hasn't happened since 1975, the Devils franchise was involved in both.

Mattias Tedenby struck twice, including the game-winner 2:42 into the extra session. It was his first career two-goal game.

Nick Palmieri tied it with 2:54 left in regulation. Jeff Skinner potted a pair for the Hurricanes on the power play.

According to the Elias Sports Bureau, it was the first NHL game in which at least five goals were scored with all of the scoring done by rookies since Jan. 18, 1975, when the Kansas City Scouts beat Chicago, 4-1. Wilf Paiement and Norm Dube each scored twice for the Scouts, and Alain Daigle notched the only goal for the Blackhawks.

The Scouts relocated to Colorado as the Rockies for six seasons before landing in New Jersey and becoming the Devils in 1982.