Ilya Bryzgalov Proves Stealing Games Is Not a Reasonable Expectation
In Game 2, the New Jersey Devils tied up the game against the Philadelphia Flyers when Adam Larsson scored in the third period in a four on four situation. I breakdown how he was able to get open, highlighting what the Devils did right and what two Flyers were just lost on the play.
It was the perfect time for the Devils to collapse. Already down 1-0 in the series and without superstar Ilya Kovalchuk, they fell down 1-0 early in Game 2. But something happened, as New Jersey dug deep and put together a huge effort in the face of adversity.
Tonight, the New Jersey Devils decisively defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 4-1 to tie up their playoff series. This recap summarizes the game and goes over some big games from various Devils, the PK, Pierre McGuire, and many other observations.
|- 1, Philadelphia Goal - Matt Read (3), from Brayden Schenn and Wayne Simmonds at 2:53. Penalties - James van Riemsdyk, Philadelphia (Slashing), 4:22; Kimmo Timonen, Philadelphia (Hooking), 9:26; Stephen Gionta, New Jersey (Slashing), 14:18; Bryce Salvador, New Jersey (Interference), 20:00.|
|- No scoring. Penalties - Danny Briere, Philadelphia (Holding), 12:49; Adam Henrique, New Jersey (Slashing), 18:44.|
|- 2, New Jersey Goal - Adam Larsson, from Dainius Zubrus and Peter Harrold at 3:08. 3, New Jersey Goal - David Clarkson, from Zach Parise at 11:17. 4, New Jersey Goal - Travis Zajac (5), from Stephen Gionta and Dainius Zubrus at 14:01. 5, New Jersey Short-Handed Empty Net Goal - Bryce Salvador, from Adam Henrique at 17:09. Penalties - Marek Zidlicky, New Jersey (Elbowing), 1:39; Scott Hartnell, Philadelphia (Holding the stick), 1:52; Dainius Zubrus, New Jersey (Interference), 15:35; Maxime Talbot, Philadelphia (Misconduct (10 min)), 19:44; David Clarkson, New Jersey (Roughing), 19:44; Andreas Lilja, Philadelphia (Roughing), 19:44; Wayne Simmonds, Philadelphia (Roughing), 20:00; Wayne Simmonds, Philadelphia (Misconduct (10 min)), 20:00.|