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.
The New Jersey Devils’ worst fears for Game 2 were confirmed on Tuesday: Ilya Kovalchuk will be out of the lineup against the Flyers.
The only real competition for the Phillies this season will come during the interleague play schedule when they face the New York Yankees. Aside from that, the Phils should be expected to win every series. […]