Dan Snyder and Ilya Kovalchuk also scored for Atlanta, which is 7-2-1 since Coach Bob Hartley took over. The Thrashers improved to 1-5-1 all-time in New Jersey and defeated the Devils for just the second time in 14 games (2-10-2).
Byron Dafoe, playing for the first time since Jan. 13, made 26 saves for the Thrashers.
Stephen Guolla and Patrik Elias had second-period goals for the Devils, who were attempting to set a club record with nine straight home victories.
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