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Zajac scores in 5th round of shootout to lift Devils to 2-1 win over Islanders

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NEWARK, N.J. - Travis Zajac scored in the fifth round of the shootout, lifting the New Jersey Devils to a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders in a preseason game Thursday night.

The Devils got on the scoreboard first, getting a power-play goal on a slap shot from Mike Cammalleri just 3:16 into the game. Cammalleri, signed in the off-season to help the team's sagging offence, scored his first New Jersey goal on assits by Damien Brunner and Zajac.

The Islanders tied the score at 4:51 of the third period when career minor leaguer Kael Mouillierat scored on a deflection of a shot by Scott Mayfield. The shot bounced on the ice and slid past Devils goalie Cory Schneider.

Schneider stopped 19 shots and the Islanders' Jaroslav Halak also had 19 saves.

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