Elias leads Devils past Lightning

Updated: February 7, 2013

Patrik Elias recorded a goal and two assists on
Thursday, as the New Jersey Devils defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning, 4-2, at
Prudential Center.

Ilya Kovalchuk and Andy Greene each added a goal and an assist, while Adam
Henrique also lit the lamp for the Devils, who have won three straight.

Martin Brodeur stopped 17 shots in the victory.

Nate Thompson and Matthew Carle each scored for the Lightning, who have lost
three straight on the heels of a five-game winning streak.

Anders Lindback was charged for all four goals on 27 shots in the setback.