New Jersey vs Philadelphia Wrap - Philadelphia Wins 2-1
Philadelphia earned a 2-1 victory over New Jersey on Friday, but needed a shootout to do it at Wells Fargo Center.
Bettors who backed the Flyers were rewarded as -146 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
Claude Giroux clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 2 for the Flyers. Philadelphia got goals from Max Talbot in the victory. Talbot opened the scoring at 15:21 of the first period.
Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 27 of 28 New Jersey shots in the victory.
David Clarkson scored for the Devils, finding the net behind Ilya Bryzgalov.
Johan Hedberg stopped 21 of 22 shots for the Devils, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Philadelphia went 0-for-4, while the Devils were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Philadelphia lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 28-22.
Next game, Philadelphia takes its act on the road to face Tampa Bay looking for another win. For New Jersey, they head home to face Montreal.