New Jersey Skates Past Philadelphia 5-3 - Recap
The Devils earned a 5-3 victory over the Flyers on Friday at Prudential Center.
New Jersey was favored by -145 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.
New Jersey got goals from Patrik Elias, Alexei Ponikarovsky, Steve Bernier, Travis Zajac, and David Clarkson in the victory. Zajac opened the scoring at 0:40 of the first period.
Martin Brodeur turned in a 25-save effort for the Devils.
Philadelphia got goals from Mike Knuble, Wayne Simmonds, and Matt Read in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 14 of 18 shots for the Flyers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New Jersey went 0-for-1, while the Flyers were 1-for-1 with the man advantage.
New Jersey lost the shots on goal battle to Philadelphia by a margin of 28-19.
New Jersey looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Islanders. The Flyers will aim to get back on the winning track at Montreal.