Taylor Hall had a goal and an assist in his first game since December for the New Jersey Devils, a 4-2 preseason win against the New York Rangers at Prudential Center.
Hall scored on the power play from the left face-off circle to make it 2-0 at 11:55 of the first period. The forward missed the final 47 games last season because of a knee injury; he last played Dec. 23.
Jack Hughes had a goal and an assist, Blake Coleman and Michael McLeod scored, and Mackenzie Blackwood made 21 saves for the Devils. P.K. Subban had an assist in his New Jersey preseason debut.
Brett Howden had a goal and an assist, and Vladislav Namestnikov scored a second-period goal for the Rangers. Henrik Lundqvist allowed three goals on 24 shots in the first 30:20, and Adam Huska made 15 saves.
Video: Hughes, Hall score as Devils defeat Rangers, 4-2