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March 04, 2011
Game 64: BELIEVE. Devs Defeat Pens 2-1 in OT

    The New Jersey Devils skated to a 2-1 overtime victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins at The Rock on Friday, March 4, 2011.

    Travis Zajac got himself 2/3 of the way to a Gordie Howe Hat Trick (with Howe in the building), by beating Brent Johnson at 3:43 of the second period.   Zajac fought Kris Letang at 6:14 of the first period.   Zajac's 10th goal of the season was assisted by Nick Palmieri and Andy Greene.

    Tyler Kennedy took advantage of a Devils turnover and put the puck behind Martin Brodeur at 5:58 of the second period.

    Regulation time ended with the teams still tied at one goal apiece.   Ilya Kovalchuk scored a power-play goal at 4:35 of the OT to win the game for New Jersey.   Kovalchuk's 23rd goal of the season was assisted by Patrik Elias and Brian Rolston.

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