Kovalchuk gave the Devils a 1-0 lead in the first period and capped three consecutive Devils tallies in the second with a power-play marker 7:38 into the frame.
Martin Brodeur turned aside 20-of-21 shots to beat the Jets for the third time this season.
Tobias Enstrom notched the only goal for the Devils.
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