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Philadelphia Skates Past New Jersey 2-1 - Recap

The Flyers beat New Jersey 2-1 on Saturday, earning a victory backstopped by Brian Boucher's Brian BoucherSaves saves.

Philadelphia was favored by -245 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.

Danny Briere and James van Riemsdyk each scored for the Flyers in the victory. van Riemsdyk opened the scoring for Philadelphia, finding the back of the net at 8:13 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Jeff Carter.

Brian Boucher stopped 34 of 35 New Jersey shots in the victory.

Andy Greene scored for the Devils, finding the net behind Brian Boucher.

Martin Brodeur stopped 19 of 19 shots for the Devils, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Philadelphia went 1-for-6, while the Devils were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.

Philadelphia lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 35-29.

Philadelphia heads into a battle against the Sabres. New Jersey, meanwhile, will have their next action against Tampa Bay.