Devils (3-5-4) Vs Flyers (3-9-0)
TV - MSG Plus 2
Radio - WFAN 660 AM, 101.9 FM
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.
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.
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.