EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., March 17 (UPI) -- Jeff Friesen collected two goals and two assists Wednesday night as New Jersey cooled off Pittsburgh, 6-1.
Viktor Kozlov, Friesen's linemate, added had a goal and three assists.
But the line of Friesen, Kozlov and Sergei Brylin combined for 11 points.
New Jersey dominated the first 40 minutes, outshooting Pittsburgh, 28-8, in building a 6-0 lead. When the Devils scored their sixth goal at 7:27 of the second period, the Penguins had taken just five shots.
Pittsburgh had a season-best six-game unbeaten streak snapped.