Posted April 23, 2013 on AP on Fox

NEWARK, NJ - NOVEMBER 06: Patrik Elias #26 of the New Jersey Devils skates against the New York Islanders during their NHL game at the Prudential Center on November 6, 2009 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Patrik Elias scored his 375th NHL goal, Martin Brodeur made 19 saves for his 669th victory and the New Jersey Devils earned a 3-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night. New Jersey, which was eliminated from playoff contention on Sunday, dealt a blow to Montreal's hopes of winning the Northeast Division. The Devils (18-18-10) won for the third time in four games following a 10-game losing streak. The sputtering Canadiens (27-14-5) lost for the fifth time in six games. They trail Boston by two points in the Northeast with only two games remaining. Elias gave the Devils a 1-0 lead in the first period, Jacob Josefson netted his first of the season in the opening frame, and Steve Sullivan made it 3-0 in the second. Max Pacioretty and Lars Eller both had second-period goals for Montreal. The Devils took the lead with a power-play goal. Just 17 seconds after Rene Bourque went off for interference, New Jersey took advantage. Marek Zidlicky sent a pass to Travis Zajac, wh...
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