Breaking Down the New Jersey Devils Playoff Run
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Going up against series favorite Philadelphia, the Devils showed that hard work, a ferocious fore-check. and sticking to a proven game plan was the perfect recipe for a triumph over the Flyers.
Tonight, the New Jersey Devils eliminated the Philadelphia Flyers from the 2012 NHL playoffs with a 3-1 win in Game 5. This recap goes over the two gift goals the Devils got, Marek Zidlicky getting hurt, dominance at 5-on-5 and many more observations about the game.
|- 1, Philadelphia Goal - Maxime Talbot (4), from Brayden Schenn and Danny Briere at 7:18. 2, New Jersey Goal - Bryce Salvador (2), from Adam Henrique and Ilya Kovalchuk at 9:27. 3, New Jersey Goal - David Clarkson (2), unassisted at 12:45. Penalties - Brayden Schenn, Philadelphia (Interference), 14:37.|
|- No scoring. Penalties - Adam Larsson, New Jersey (Interference), 2:11; Zac Rinaldo, Philadelphia (Interference), 12:47; Scott Hartnell, Philadelphia (Hi-sticking), 17:01.|
|- 4, New Jersey Power-Play Goal - Ilya Kovalchuk (5), from Adam Henrique and Dainius Zubrus at 5:00. Penalties - James van Riemsdyk, Philadelphia (Holding), 4:56.|