PITTSBURGH (AP) - Jordan Staal scored twice to give him 100 career goals, James Neal added his NHL-leading eighth goal and the Pittsburgh Penguins won their third consecutive game, 4-1 over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday.
Staal scored for the fourth and fifth times this season to give him 100 goals less than six weeks after his 23rd birthday.
His second of the game came 70 seconds after Pittsburgh's Chris Kunitz broke a 1-1 tie with a power-play goal early in the third period.
Marc-Andre Fleury made 23 saves for the Penguins, who were again without Evgeni Malkin but welcomed back Kris Letang.
Malkin missed his fifth game in a row because of soreness in his right knee, but Letang played after serving a two-game suspension for a boarding penalty.
New Jersey's Patrik Elias had a short-handed goal early in the third to tie the game, but Kunitz restored Pittsburgh's lead 1:20 later.
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