New Jersey Ices Philadelphia 4-2 - Recap
New Jersey got 3 goals from Patrik Elias en route to a 4-2 victory over Philadelphia on Friday at Prudential Center.
New Jersey was favored by -109 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.
Patrik Elias (3) and Nick Palmieri each scored for the Devils in the victory. Elias opened the scoring for New Jersey, finding the back of the net at 6:28 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Brian Rolston and Henrik Tallinder.
Johan Hedberg turned in a 34-save effort for the Devils.
Jeff Carter and James van Riemsdyk scored for the Flyers, finding the net behind Johan Hedberg.
Philadelphia got a 20-stop effort from Brian Boucher in the loss.
New Jersey scored 0 times on 1 chances on the power play, while Philadelphia went 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
New Jersey lost the shots on goal battle to Philadelphia by a margin of 36-24.
Next game, New Jersey takes its act home to face Montreal looking for another win. For Philadelphia, they head home to face New York.