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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) _ Sergei Brylin and Patrik Elias scored as the New Jersey Devils beat the St. Louis Blues 2-1 Tuesday night.

The Devils have won two straight for the first time since Dec. 5-8.

Doug Weight scored for the Blues, 2-7-3-2 on the road since the start of November.

Brylin scored the only goal of the first period at 4:35. Scott Stevens fired a shot from the left point that Brylin deflected through traffic past Fred Brathwaite.

Elias made it 2-0 at 13:17 of the second with an unassisted goal. He intercepted a pass from Bryce Salvador in the neutral zone and skated to the top of the left circle. He cranked a shot that Brathwaite could only partially block.

New Jersey goalie Martin Brodeur lost the chance at a shutout when Weight scored at 7:41 of the third. Weight took a long lead pass from Chris Pronger and unloaded a hard shot from the left circle to beat Brodeur.

St Louis, pressing for the tying goal, had 16 shots in the third period. Brodeur held the Blues off, finishing with 27 saves.

Notes: Blues D Mike Van Ryn faced the Devils for the first time. He was the Devils' first-round selection in the 1998 draft but refused to sign with New Jersey. Van Ryn signed with the Blues on June 30, 2000. ... New Jersey RW Petr Sykora was activated from the injured list after missing three games with a virus. The Devils sent LW Andreas Salomonsson to Albany off the AHL.