Oct 29, 2013; Newark, NJ, USA; New Jersey Devils goalie Martin Brodeur (30) makes a pad save on Tampa Bay Lightning center Valtteri Filppula (51) during the third period at the Prudential Center. The Devils defeated the Lightning 2-1. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports

Preview: New Jersey Devils Vs Philadelphia Flyers


Devils (3-5-4) Vs Flyers (3-9-0)

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Season Series: This is the first meeting between the two teams this year, but the Devils took four out of five meetings in 2013. The Devils also played the Flyers twice in the preseason, winning both games by a score of 2-1 and 4-1.

Big Story: The Flyers are coming in tonight’s game after being thrashed 7-0 by the Washington Capitals at home last night. The Flyers have struggled this season, but they are going to come in fired up after a brawl broke out in yesterday’s loss.

Oct 29, 2013; Newark, NJ, USA; The New Jersey Devils congratulate New Jersey Devils goalie Martin Brodeur (30) after their 2-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Prudential Center. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports

The Devils enter tonight just three points out of second place in a struggling Metropolitan Division. Martin Brodeur get’s his third straight start tonight as Cory Schneider is still not ready to return.

Team Scope:

Flyers:
The Flyers acquired forward Steve Downie from the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday, but during the brawl in last night’s game he sustained a concussion and will be out tonight.

Claude Giroux is still scoreless in twelve games this season and the Flyers are only averaging 1.67 G/G.

Devils
The Devils are entering tonight on their first winning streak of the season. They won their last game on Tuesday night against the Tampa Bay Lightning by a score of 2-1. Brodeur will start in net and look for his third straight win.

The Devils are playing tonight without forward Travis Zajac who rolled his ankle during Friday’s practice.

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