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NHL: Nashville 3, New Jersey 2 (OT)

Jan. 31, 2014 at 11:41 PM   |   Comments

NASHVILLE, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Shea Weber opened the scoring in the first period and finished it in overtime Friday, lifting Nashville to a 3-2 win over New Jersey.

Weber tallied 1:29 into the extra session to hand the Devils their 12th overtime loss of the season, most in the Eastern Conference.

Patrick Elias and Jaromir Jagr scored the only goals of the second period to give the Devils a 2-1 lead.

David Legwand forced overtime by putting a slap shot past Cory Schneider with only 11 seconds to play in the third period.

Weber gave the Predators the early lead 6:45 into the contest.

Carter Hutton collected the victory with 24 saves. Schneider gave up the three goals on 33 shots.

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