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Devils at Flyers Quick Facts
- Updated: March 15, 2013
New Jersey at Philadelphia 7:00 PM EST Wells Fargo Center
VS. NEW JERSEY
This is the fourth of five meetings between the Flyers and Devils this season, and the first here in Philadelphia.
Tue. Jan. 22 –Devils 3, Flyers 0 at Prudential Center
Fri., Feb. 15 –Devils 5, Flyers 3 at Prudential Center
Wed. Mar. 13 –Devils 5, Flyers 2 at Prudential Center
Fri., Mar. 15 –vs. New Jersey, 7:00 PM
Thu., Apr. 18 –vs. New Jersey, 7:30 PM
Wednesday, March 13 –Devils 5, Flyers 2 at Prudential Center –The Devils held the Flyers to one first-period goal in opening up a four-goal lead that eventually became a 5-2 win. Patrick Elias scored an early power-play goal that Jake Voracek matched on a power play halfway through the first period, but the Devils followed that with four goals over the game’s next 31 minutes to take a 5-1 lead early in the third. Scott Hartnell closed out the scoring with 1:47 to play. Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 27 of 32 shots.
Stars of the Game: 1 –Adam Henrique; 2 –Johan Hedberg; 3 –Andrei Loktionov.
CAREER LEADERS VS NJD
Mike Knuble –65 GP, 18-25-43
Simon Gagne –56 GP, 22-10-32
Danny Briere –47 GP, 14-11-25
Claude Giroux –22 GP, 6-16-22
Kimmo Timonen –42 GP, 5-15-20
Scott Hartnell –41 GP, 10-9-19
Wayne Simmonds –13 GP, 5-3-8
The Flyers are 104-87-18-10 all-time against New Jersey in the regular season and are 65-29-10-5 here in Philadelphia.
PHI D Kurtis Foster –Acquired by New Jersey from Anaheim last season and later was traded to Minnesota… appeared in 28 gamesfor the Devils (3G-9A-12PTS).
NJD RW Dainius Zubrus – Played with Philadelphia for three seasons (1996-99), appearing in 200 games…Recorded 19 goals and 43 assists, along with 89 penalty minutes.
PHI D Kimmo Timonen and NJD C Petr Sykora played together for Milwaukee (IHL) in 1998-99.
PHI G Michael Leighton and NJD LW Ryan Carter played together for one season with Portland (AHL) in 2006-07.
(stats and facts per Philadelphia Flyers)
photo: Charlie Flowe, World Sports Show
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