Turnpike Rivalry: New Jersey Devils Travel to Face the Philadelphia Flyers

The New Jersey Devils will be back on the ice tonight, attempting to break their ten game win-less streak. They will face off against the Philadelphia Flyers at 7:30 at the Wells Fargo Center. The Devils will be without Ilya Kovalchuk for the 11th consecutive game.

The New Jersey Devils and Philadelphia Flyers are set to do battle tonight in Philadelphia. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

Preview

NJD: 15-17-10 (40 points)

PHI: 19-21-3 (41 points)

Last Ten

NJD: 0-6-4

PHI: 6-4-0

Season Series

NJD 3-0-1

January 22 @ NJD: NJD 3 PHI 0

February 15 @ NJD: NJD 5 PHI 3

March 13 @ NJD: NJD 5 PHI 2

March 15 @ PHI: PHI 2 NJD 1 (SO)

 

Playoff Race

NJD: 12th in the Eastern Conference, 6 points out of a playoff spot with 6 games to play

PHI: 11th in the Eastern Conference, 5 points out of a playoff sport with 5 games to play

Goals

NJD: 2.24 goals for per game; 2.57 goals against per game

PHI: 2.74 goals for per game; 3.00 goals against per game

Special Teams

NJD: 15.3 PP%; 80.8 PK%

PHI: 22.9 PP%; 84.6 PK%

 

Tune into tonight’s game on the NBC Sports Network at 7:30 PM or listen on WFAN 660 AM/ 101.9 FM.

It’s all about pride now. Go Devils!

Topics: New Jersey Devils, NHL, Philadelphia Flyers, Preview

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