January 29, 2009
NHL: New Jersey 4, Boston 3 (OT)
Jamie Langenbrunner scored his second goal of the game 1:11 into overtime Thursday night, giving the New Jersey Devils a 4-3 victory over Boston.
The Devils won their seventh straight and moved three points in front of the idle New York Rangers at the top of the Atlantic Division.
Langenbrunner's first goal of the game came shorthanded and gave the Devils a 1-0 lead after the opening period.
New Jersey managed a victory after letting a two-goal lead slip away in the third period. Boston took a 3-2 lead with 6:30 to play on Dennis Wideman's slapshot, but Patrik Elias tied it with 1:45 left by tipping in a shot.
Scott Clemmensen made 24 saves to get the win and Thomas stopped 26 shots.
Boston lost for the third time in five games.