Martin Brodeur made 24 saves for his 120th NHL shutout, Ilya Kovalchuk scored on a short-handed penalty shot, and the New Jersey Devils won their home opener in front of an enthusiastic sellout crowd with a 3-0 victory over the winless Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night.
After Pittsburgh outlasted the Flyers, 3-1, Saturday at the Wells Fargo Center, many of the same fans that trumpeted their return after the 119-day work-stoppage were grumbling about the Flyers still mired in lockout mode.
Flyers name Claude Giroux the team’s captain.
Danny Briere says captain or not, the Flyers are Claude Giroux’s team.
Claude Giroux excited to play hockey, says the Flyers fear no one.
Flyers All-Star Claude Giroux posted on Twitter that Sunday was a beautiful day for hockey. Other players around the league shared the same sentiment.
Flyers stars Giroux and Hartnell are growing lockout beards.
The Flyers hope home ice truly is an advantage tonight as they look to stay alive against the Devils in their Eastern Conference semifinal playoff series.
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The New Jersey Devils erased a two goal Flyers lead by answering with the next four in surging to a 3-1 series lead with a 4-2 victory on Sunday night at the Prudential Center.
Danny Briere talked about Sunday’s game one, and the Flyers playoff performance.
Danny Briere fired home the game-winning goal in overtime, lifting the Flyers to 4-3 victory on Sunday at the Wells Fargo Center. It was Briere’s fourth career overtime playoff-winning goal.
The Phillies are in serious trouble now. The team is not scoring many runs and has had to rely on its pitching. Now it seems to have a pitching problem with the injury to Cliff Lee. The talented left-hander injured his left oblique while pitching ten shut-out innings last week in San Francisco and he has been placed on the fifteen-day disabled list.
The Flyers devoured the Penguins with a superb performance in a 5-1 close-out victory at the Wells Fargo Center to win the best-of-seven series, four games to two.
After it was over, and the rubble from this carnage was sorted out, the Flyers will be going back to Pittsburgh for Game 5 of the best-of-seven series on Friday with a 3-1 lead after an utterly forgettable and embarrassing 10-3 defeat in Game 4.