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NHL: Toronto 4, New Jersey 3 (SO)

March 23, 2012 at 11:27 PM

NEWARK, N.J., March 23 (UPI) -- Nazem Kadri made it 3-for-3 in the shootout for Toronto Friday, bringing the Maple Leafs a 4-3 win over New Jersey.

Tyler Bozak and Tim Connolly also scored shootout goals while Ilya Kovalchuk and Zach Parise tallied in the first two rounds for the Devils.

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Patrik Elias was the only skater to miss a shot in the shootout, failing in the third round and thus costing New Jersey a chance at victory.

Toronto built a 2-0 lead in the second period on goals by Bozak and Kadri but New Jersey eventually tied the score at 3-3 with just 4:42 to play on a tip-in by Adam Henrique.

James Reimer stayed busy while making 43 saves to help Toronto halt a two-game slide. Martin Brodeur faced just 17 shots, but let three of them get by and then did not stop a single effort in the shootout.

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