Recap - Devils Defeat Philadelphia 4-3
|Recap - Devils Defeat Philadelphia 4-3|
New Jersey needed a shootout to earn a 4-3 victory over Philadelphia on Thursday in NHL action at Wells Fargo Center.
New Jersey was an underdog by +135 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.
The win was clinched by Patrik Elias, who beat Sergei Bobrovsky in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for New Jersey. New Jersey got goals from Zach Parise, David Clarkson, and Adam Henrique in the victory. Parise opened the scoring at 8:59 of the second period.
Johan Hedberg stopped 20 of 23 Philadelphia shots in the victory.
Philadelphia got goals from Max Talbot, Claude Giroux, and Zac Rinaldo in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Philadelphia got a 36-stop effort from Sergei Bobrovsky in the loss.
On the power play, New Jersey went 0-for-3, while the Flyers were 0-for-6 with the man advantage.
Philadelphia lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 39-23.
Next game, New Jersey takes its act home to face Winnipeg looking for another win. For Philadelphia, they head home to face Columbus.