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NHL: Pittsburgh 6, New Jersey 1

April 1, 2009 at 10:44 PM
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PITTSBURGH, April 1 (UPI) -- Sidney Crosby produced his 30th goal of the season to go with an assist Wednesday, leading Pittsburgh to a 6-1 demolition of New Jersey.

Pittsburgh moved into a tie with Philadelphia for fourth place in the Eastern Conference with 92 points. The Flyers, who fell to Toronto Wednesday, have a game in hand against the Penguins.

Crosby extended his points streak to 16 games. His goal came 9:35 into the second period and gave the Penguins a 4-1 lead. Teammate Jordan Staal scored just 13 second later.

Marc-Andre Fleury made 24 saves to get the victory.

New Jersey has lost six in a row for the first time in eight seasons. Martin Brodeur, the NHL's all-time wins record holder, allowed all six goals on 37 shots. He fell to 1-5-1 since setting the career victory record.

The Devils, who have five games remaining in the regular season, are six points ahead of Pittsburgh and Philadelphia for the Atlantic Division lead.

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