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Jagr gets 1,700th point, Brodeur stops 15 shots for 123rd shutout as Devils beat Predators 5-0

Sunday, 11.10.2013 / 9:55 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Jagr gets 1,700th point, Brodeur stops 15 shots for 123rd shutout as Devils beat Predators 5-0

NEWARK, N.J. - Jaromir Jagr scored 90 seconds into the game to become the eighth player in NHL history to reach 1,700 career points, Martin Brodeur got his 123rd career shutout, and the New Jersey Devils beat the Nashville Predators 5-0 Sunday night.

Brodeur stopped 15 shots to improve to 4-3-2 this season with his 673rd career victory.

Jagr, who also had an assist, boosted his career totals to 686 goals and 1,015 assists, to put him at 1,701. Former Pittsburgh Penguins teammate Mario Lemieux is seventh with 1,723 points — 690 goals and 1,033 assists.

Cam Janssen scored 2:54 into the second period for the Devils (5-7-5), his second in three games, and Marek Zidlicky made it 3-0 less than 6 minutes later on a power play. Travis Zajac and Mattias Tedenby added goals in the third period.

Carter Hutton stopped 18 shots for Nashville (8-7-2).

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