Originally written January 18, 2012 on MyTeamRivals.com:
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After beating Winnipeg at the MTS Centre on Saturday, the Devils returned home to Prudential Center to beat the Jets for a second straight night.Ilya Kovalchuk scored two goals for the Devils and Patrik Elias recorded three points after being honored for his 1,000th career game. New Jersey has now won three straight and five of their last six, moving their way within four points of the Flyers and Senators for the fourth seed in the Eastern Conference.“Winning,” Brodeur told the press about what’s most important. “I’ve seen these guys committed to what coach wants, and doing it all together has made it fun to come to the rink every day.”The Devils have been winning despite the loss of key players to their lineup such as Travis Zajac and Adam Henrique. However, the additions of Steven Zalewski and Brad Mills and the return of Jacob Josefson powered the team to a big victory.“Zalewski is a smart player, he’s done a good job,” DeBoer said. “He kind of flies below the radar and quietly g...
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