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January 30, 2009
Game 50: Langenbrunner & Devils Beat Penguins: 4-3 Overtime

    The New Jersey Devils defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 in overtime at the Prudential Center on Friday, January 30, 2009.   Jamie Langenbrunner scored the goals to force overtime & win the game, increasing New Jersey's winning streak to 8 games.

    The season series is tied, 2-2 - with their last meeting a 1-0 Penguins victory at the Prudential Center on December 26, 2008.

    The Penguins took a two goal lead with goals from Maxime Talbot and Sidney Crosbey that beat Scott Clemmensen 20 seconds apart - at 9:33 and 9:53 of the first period.

    Bobby Holik got the Devils on the board with his third goal of the season at 11:21.   Brendan Shanahan and Mike Rupp assisted on the goal.

    The Devils outshot the Penguins 19-7 in the first period, which ended with the Pens leading 2-1.

    Neither team scored in the second period, in which New Jersey outshot Pittsburgh 7-6.

    Evgeni Malkin gave Pittsburgh a two goal lead again with a goal at 8:35 of the third period.

    Brendan Shanahan got the Devils back within a goal, burying the puck at 11:59 on a power-play.   Brian Gionta and Dainius Zubrus assisted on Shanahan's third goal of the season.

    Jamie Langenbrunner forced overtime with a goal with just 31 seconds remaining in regulation time.   Zach Parise and Travis Zajac assisted on Langenbruner's 13th of the season.

    At the 4:00 mark of the overtime, Jamie Langenbrunner beat Marc-Andre Fluery to win the game for New Jersey.   Travis Zajac and Andy Greene assisted on the goal.

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