Boston Bruins score 4 in third to beat New Jersey Devils, 4-1

By Tom Canavan

Associated Press

Published: Thursday, Jan. 19 2012 7:50 p.m. MST

Boston Bruins goalie Tim Thomas (30) makes a save with help from Adam McQuaid (54) and David Krejci (46), of the Czech Republic, as New Jersey Devils' Zach Parise (9) attempts to score during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Newark, N.J., Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012.

Rich Schultz, Associated Press

NEWARK, N.J. — Nathan Horton and Gregory Campbell scored in a 35-second span in a four-goal third period that carried the Boston Bruins to a 4-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night.

Defenseman Andrew Ference tied it at 3:01 of the period and Horton and Campbell put the Bruins ahead for good as they beat New Jersey for the third time in three games this season. Chris Kelly added an empty-net goal in the final minute.

Tim Thomas made 30 saves as Boston snapped the Devils' three-game winning streak with the three-goal outburst in the 4:44 span.

Petr Sykora scored for the Devils, who limited the defending Stanley Cup champions to 12 shots against Martin Brodeur in the opening 40 minutes at the Prudential Center.

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