2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs 2nd Round, Game 5 Preview: New Jersey Devils at Philadelphia Flyers
Dainius Zubrus scored on a wide-open one-timer in the second period against the Philadelphia Flyers, which won Game 4 for New Jersey I breakdown how the play developed, pointing out how Zubrus got so open and how much work Petr Sykora did to keep the play going.
Claude Giroux was suspended by the NHL for a hitting Dainius Zubrus in the head in Game 4. This post includes Brendan Shanahan's video explaining the hit and a quick take from a Devils perspective.
The New Jersey Devils won Game 4 against the Philadelphia Flyers by a 4-2 score to take a 3-1 series lead. This recap post discusses the Devils' forecheck, Dainius Zubrus, Marek Zidlicky, the Devils' lead in shots & possession among other observations.
|- 1, Philadelphia Power-Play Goal - Scott Hartnell (3), from Claude Giroux and Kimmo Timonen at 11:50. 2, Philadelphia Short-Handed Goal - Claude Giroux (8), from Maxime Talbot at 13:40. 3, New Jersey Power-Play Goal - Petr Sykora (2), from Marek Zidlicky and Travis Zajac at 15:14. 4, New Jersey Goal - Marek Zidlicky, from Bryce Salvador and Ilya Kovalchuk at 18:09. Penalties - Travis Zajac, New Jersey (Interference), 8:55; Marek Zidlicky, New Jersey (Interference), 11:43; Andreas Lilja, Philadelphia (Tripping), 13:27; Scott Hartnell, Philadelphia (Interference), 18:32.|
|- 5, New Jersey Goal - Dainius Zubrus (2), from Adam Henrique and Petr Sykora at 17:47. Penalties - Sean Couturier, Philadelphia (Delaying Game-Puck over glass), 5:12; Claude Giroux, Philadelphia (Illegal check to head), 19:56.|
|- 6, New Jersey Empty Net Goal - Dainius Zubrus (3), from Mark Fayne and Martin Brodeur at 19:15. Penalties - Kimmo Timonen, Philadelphia (Holding), 16:24.|