New Jersey Ices Philadelphia 2-1 - Recap
|New Jersey Ices Philadelphia 2-1 - Recap|
New Jersey earned a 2-1 victory over Philadelphia on Saturday, but needed a shootout to do it at Prudential Center.
The Devils were a +108 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.
The win was clinched by Travis Zajac, who beat Brian Boucher in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for New Jersey. New Jersey got goals from Adam Mair in the victory. Mair opened the scoring at 11:49 of the first period.
Johan Hedberg stopped 40 of 41 Philadelphia shots in the victory.
Philadelphia got a goal from Danny Briere in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Brian Boucher stopped 24 of 25 shots for the Flyers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
New Jersey scored 0 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Philadelphia went 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
New Jersey lost the shots on goal battle to Philadelphia by a margin of 41-25.
New Jersey looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Canadiens. The Flyers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Boston.