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November 03, 2001
Streak Over: Devils Lose to Boston, 2-1
    The New Jersey Devils lost at home to the Boston Bruins on Saturday, November 3, 2001.     The Bruins won the game by a score of 2-1, ending the Devils 6-game winning streak.
    The Devils were 1-0 against Boston, coming into this game.   The teams last meeting was Tuesday, October 30, 2001 in Boston.   The Devils won that game 4-3 in overtime.
    Martin Lapointe beat Scott Stevens in a battle in front of the net.   At 5:28 of the first period, he took a pass and put the puck past Brodeur.   The power-play goal gave the Bruins a 1-0 lead.
    The Devils did have a 49 second 5-3 power-play, but were unable to put a puck past Boston goaltender, Byron Dafoe.
    The first period ended with the Bruins leading 1-0.   New Jersey outshot Boston 8-7 in the period.
    Joe Thornton scored for the Bruins on the power-play at 2:25 of the second period to give the Bruins a 2-0 lead.
    The Devils had another long 5-3 power-play opportunity in the second period, but were again unable to capitalize with the 2 man advantage.
    The second period ended with the Bruins holding a 2-0 lead over the Devils.
    Patrik Elias got his eigth goal of the season at 3:45 of the third period to cut the Bruins lead to 2-1.   Elias' goal was came from a nice pass from Jason Arnott who got the only assist on the goal.
    The game ended with the Bruins winning 2-1.   Boston outshot New Jersey 22-20 in the game.
    Special Teams killed the Devils chances to win this game.   Boston was 2-4 on the power-play, New Jersey was 0-6 on the power-play - even with 2 5-3 power-plays.
    Tommy Albelin and Pierre Dagenais were healthy scratches for the Devils.

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