10/9/14: New Jersey Devils 6 Philadelphia Flyers 4

1st Devils Goal (Ryder), Even

  • New Jersey Contributions
    A. Greene – gets a loose puck in the defensive zone and pushes it up to Clowe skating through the neutral zone
    R. Clowe – skates the puck through the neutral zone in a 2-on-2 situation and pulls up along the right boards when he gets into the offensive zone, then he passes to Ryder entering the zone
    M. Ryder – fakes the one-timer and then carries the puck down to the top of the right faceoff circle before wristing a shot past Mason’s glove
  • Philadelphia Faults
    V. Lecavalier – screens Mason completely on Ryder’s shot so he doesn’t see the puck until it’s passing him

2nd Devils Goal (Henrique), Even

  • New Jersey Contributions
    M. Ryder – picks up B. Schenn’s fanned pass at the high outside corner of the right faceoff circle in the Flyers zone, then passes the puck to Henrique just above the right faceoff dot
    A. Henrique – corrals Ryder’s pass and shoots the puck towards the net, where it hits off of L. Schenn’s skate and goes past Mason’s right pad
  • Philadelphia Faults
    B. Schenn – fans on a puck that he’s trying to play from the left side of the defensive zone, turning it over to Ryder at the faceoff circle
    L. Schenn – redirects Henrique’s shot with his left skate past Mason

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3rd Devils Goal (Cammalleri), Even

  • New Jersey Contributions
    T. Zajac – wins a faceoff in the defensive zone
    M. Zidlicky – picks up the puck off of Zajac’s faceoff win and passes it up to Jagr exiting the zone
    J. Jagr – skates the puck into the right side of the offensive zone and pulls up after crossing the blue line, then takes a quick shot towards the net
    M. Cammalleri – deflects the puck from the inside corner of the right faceoff circle so that it goes over Mason’s glove
  • Philadelphia Faults
    None – everyone was positioned well and it was just a nice deflection by Cammalleri

1st Flyers Goal (Giroux), Powerplay

  • Philadelphia Contributions
    C. Giroux – wins an offensive zone faceoff back to Voracek at the right point (cont.), gets the puck from Streit and continues moving it to Simmonds behind the net (cont.), gets the puck from Streit again, holds it, and then takes a wrist shot that beats Schneider’s glove
    J. Voraceck – passes the puck to Streit at the left point (cont.), gets the puck from Simmonds and then passes it to Streit at the middle of the blue line
    M. Streit – moves the puck down to Giroux at the left half boards (cont.), gets the puck from Voracek, fakes a shot, and moves it to Giroux at the top of the left faceoff circle
    W. Simmonds – gets the puck behind the net and moves it to Voracek, now at the right half boards
  • New Jersey Faults
    P. Elias – in the penalty box for hooking
    M. Zidlicky – screens Schneider so he’s late to react to Giroux’s shot

2nd Flyers Goal (Simmonds), Even

  • Philadelphia Contributions
    A. MacDonald – pinches along the right side boards and prevents Greene from carrying the puck out as it hits his left skate and deflects to the middle
    M. Read – lifts Zajac’s stick at the top of the right faceoff circle in the Devils zone, allowing the puck to continue rolling towards Simmonds in the high slot
    W. Simmonds – fakes a one-timer, corrals the puck and moves to the left as Merrill drops for a block attempt, and then takes a wrist shot that beats Schneider’s blocker
  • New Jersey Faults
    A. Greene – loses the puck as he tries to skate it out of the defensive zone
    T. Zajac – doesn’t skate to a loose puck in the defensive zone, which allows Read to stick-lift him and prevent him from clearing it

3rd Flyers Goal (Simmonds), Powerplay

  • Philadelphia Contributions
    C. Giroux – wins a faceoff at the right circle in the offensive zone and pushes the puck towards the boards
    V. Lecavalier – picks up the puck at the right boards, skates it to the goal line in the corner, and centers it towards the top of the crease
    W. Simmonds – quickly shoots Lecavalier’s centering pass past Schneider’s left pad
  • New Jersey Faults
    R. Clowe – in the penalty box for tripping
    B. Salvador – fails to tie up Simmonds in front, allowing him to get the shot off just before time expired in the period

4th Devils Goal (Elias), Even

  • New Jersey Contributions
    M. Zidlicky – kicks Raffl’s centering pass out to Elias in the defensive zone
    P. Elias – corrals the puck and passes it to the right for Zubrus in the neutral zone (cont.) gets the puck from Greene at the top left corner of the crease and taps it in past Mason before he can go post-to-post
    D. Zubrus – carries the puck into the right side of the offensive zone and pulls up after crossing the blue line, then passes the puck down the boards
    M. Havlat – tips the pass by Zubrus above the goal line in the right corner to Andy Greene
    A. Greene – passes the puck across the front of the crease to Elias on the back side of the crease
  • Philadelphia Faults
    M. Raffl – centers a puck directly to Zidlicky in the Devils zone, sending New Jersey on the rush the other way
    J. Voracek – doesn’t follow Greene deeper into the zone, leaving him uncovered with a 2-on-1 situation for Giroux to cover

4th Flyers Goal (Lecavalier), Even

  • Philadelphia Contributions
    N. Grossmann – retrieves a puck behind the goal line in the Flyers zone and chips it to the corner for Streit
    M. Streit – keeps the puck moving up the boards to Simmonds
    W. Simmonds – exits the defensive zone and centers the puck for Lecavalier
    V. Lecavalier – gets the puck from Simmonds, skates through the neutral zone and into the offensive zone on a 2-on-1, then takes a shot from the right faceoff circle that beats Schneider’s glove
    B. Schenn – joins Lecavalier on the 2-on-1 which forces Zidlicky to play the pass instead of stepping up on Lecavalier
  • New Jersey Faults
    B. Salvador – steps up on Simmonds exiting the defensive zone, which leaves a 2-on-1 for Zidlicky to deal with
    R. Clowe – gets caught too deep in the Flyers zone and can’t get back on the odd-man rush

5th Devils Goal (Zubrus), Even

  • New Jersey Contributions
    A. Greene – retrieves a puck behind the goal line in his defensive zone and plays it up to Ryder along the boards
    M. Ryder – chips the puck up to the defensive blue line
    D. Zubrus – taps the puck at the blue line to Henrique exiting the zone (cont.), gets the puck from Henrique, carries it down to the right faceoff dot, and puts a wrist shot past Mason’s glove
    A. Henrique – carries the puck through the neutral zone and passes it back to Zubrus on the right as they enter the offensive zone
  • Philadelphia Faults
    L. Schenn – loses his angle on Zubrus and then takes his stick out of the shooting lane, giving Zubrus a completely clean path to score

6th Devils Goal (Cammalleri), Even

  • New Jersey Contributions
    J. Jagr – wins a puck battle against Streit along the boards, skates it to the defensive blue line, and chips it up to Cammalleri in the neutral zone
    M. Cammalleri – gets the puck, carries it to the offensive blue line, and fires it into an empty net
  • Philadelphia Faults
    M. Streit – loses a puck battle to Jagr and can’t keep the puck in the zone for the Flyers

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