Ilya Kovalchuk and Adam Henrique each had a goal and an assist and the New Jersey Devils handed the Pittsburgh Penguins their fourth consecutive loss, 3-1 on Saturday night.
Dainius Zubrus also scored, Zach Parise had two assists and Martin Brodeur made 41 saves for the Devils, who beat the Penguins for the second time in eight days and moved past them into sixth place in the Eastern Conference.
Pittsburgh has scored a total of five goals in losing its past four - all to Atlantic Division opponents. It's the Penguins' longest losing streak in more than two years.
Evgeni Malkin scored for Pittsburgh. Four weeks ago, the Penguins were in first place in the Eastern Conference.
For the third time during their skid, the Penguins took a 1-0 lead during the opening six minutes only to lose it.
Pittsburgh was 14-3-3 when scoring first before the losing streak began Dec. 29.
The Penguins also have outshot each of their past four opponents, including a 42-27 edge Saturday.
But playing ...