Kurtis Foster and Patrik Elias scored in a 2:58 span midway through the third period to lift the New Jersey Devils past the Winnipeg Jets, 2-1 on Saturday.

Foster tied it at 9:45, and Elias gave the Devils the lead at 12:43 with his 16th goal of the season. Martin Brodeur made 22 saves to help the Devils improve to 25-17-2. They have won four of their last six games.

Andrew Ladd scored his 15th goal of the season for Winnipeg. Ondrej Pavelec stopped Elias on a penalty shot with 1:36 left and finished with 24 saves.

The Jets have lost five of six to drop to 20-19-5.

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