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Devils get help to beat Flyers

NEWARK, N.J. — Ilya Kovalchuk capped a three-goal first with his league-high fourth short­handed goal as the Devils beat the Flyers 5-2 Wednesday.

The Flyers, who have lost four of five, gave up two goals with bad pinches, one that went in off the skate of wing Matt Read and one on a giveaway behind their net.

Kovalchuk made it 3-1 after Read's bad pinch led to a breakaway. It was his second shorthanded goal against Ilya Bryzgalov this season, including a penalty shot during the opener.

New Jersey has won three of four since a six-game skid.

"We're a confident group," said Adam Henrique, who scored one of his two goals in the first. "We knew eventually it was going to turn around."

Game highlights: Lee Stempniak, Curtis Glencross and Blake Comeau scored in a span of 4:23 during the third to break a tie and lift the host Flames past the Wings 5-2.

Around the league: Ducks wing Corey Perry was suspended for four games by the league for Tuesday's check to the head of the Wild's Jason Zucker. Perry left his feet to make the hit nearly a second after Zucker passed the puck. … The Bruins' Chris Kelly, whose 60.6 win percentage is eighth among centers with 100 faceoffs, is out indefinitely with a broken left shinbone. He was in a leg-on-leg collision with the Senators' Chris Neil on Monday. … Wings center Valtteri Filppula returned after missing seven games with a shoulder injury. … Avs wing Milan Hejduk, out five games with a neck injury, is set to return tonight.

at Flames 2 0 3 5
Red Wings 1 1 0 2
at Flames 2 0 3 5
Red Wings 1 1 0 2

First Period1, Detroit, Kronwall 4 (Datsyuk), 3:20. 2, Calgary, Tanguay 8 (Cammalleri, Wideman), 5:55 (pp). 3, Calgary, Bouwmeester 5 (Stempniak, Stajan), 9:52. PenaltiesB.Smith, Det (cross-checking), 5:16; Glencross, Cal (boarding), 13:09.

Second Period4, Detroit, Filppula 5 (Quincey, Nyquist), 16:39 (pp). PenaltiesHudler, Cal (goaltender interference), 14:54.

Third Period5, Calgary, Stempniak 7 (Glencross, Stajan), 5:37. 6, Calgary, Glencross 9, 9:12. 7, Calgary, Comeau 2 (Backlund), 10:00. PenaltiesAbdelkader, Det (interference), :29. Missed Penalty ShotBacklund, Cal, 12:17 third. Shots on GoalDetroit 15-12-11—38. Calgary 6-5-11—22. Power-play opportunitiesDetroit 1 of 2; Calgary 1 of 2. GoaliesDetroit, Gustavsson 1-2-1 (22 shots-17 saves). Calgary, Kiprusoff 4-5-2 (38-36).

at Devils 3 1 1 5
Flyers 1 0 1 2

First Period1, New Jersey, Elias 9 (Henrique, Bernier), 2:02. 2, Philadelphia, Voracek 13 (Simmonds, Hartnell), 9:45 (pp). 3, New Jersey, Henrique 8 (Elias, Hedberg), 10:21. 4, New Jersey, Kovalchuk 10 (Gionta), 17:18 (sh). PenaltiesKostopoulos, NJ (tripping), 2:34; Carter, NJ (tripping), 9:13; Salvador, NJ (interference), 15:57; Simmonds, Phi (interference), 17:47.

Second Period5, New Jersey, Loktionov 4 (Ponikarovsky), 6:31. PenaltiesVolchenkov, NJ (hooking), 8:02; Philadelphia bench, served by Briere (too many men), 12:09; Gervais, Phi (closing hand on puck), 19:39.

Third Period6, New Jersey, Henrique 9 (Loktionov, Zidlicky), 1:16 (pp). 7, Philadelphia, Hartnell 2 (Voracek), 16:08. PenaltiesHartnell, Phi (boarding), 3:09; Hartnell, Phi (slashing, unsportsmanlike conduct), 9:20; Kostopoulos, NJ (unsportsmanlike conduct), 9:20; Hartnell, Phi (slashing), 18:13. Shots on GoalPhiladelphia 11-7-7—25. New Jersey 9-13-10—32. Power-play opportunitiesPhiladelphia 1 of 4; New Jersey 1 of 6. GoaliesPhiladelphia, Bryzgalov 12-12-1 (32 shots-27 saves). New Jersey, Hedberg 5-7-2 (25-23).

at Canadiens 1 2 0 0 4
Senators 1 1 1 0 3
Canadiens win shootout 2-1

First Period1, Montreal, Eller 4 (Dumont, Gorges), 7:02. 2, Ottawa, Zibanejad 6 (Silfverberg, Neil), 10:26 (pp). PenaltiesArmstrong, Mon (tripping), 8:28.

Second Period3, Montreal, Gallagher 8 (Pacioretty, Subban), 6:40 (pp). 4, Montreal, Subban 7 (Markov, Plekanec), 17:11 (pp). 5, Ottawa, Alfredsson 6 (Turris, Gonchar), 19:58 (pp). PenaltiesStone, Ott (interference), 5:36; Markov, Mon (roughing), 12:47; Gryba, Ott (cross-checking), 15:30; Emelin, Mon (interference), 18:19; Daugavins, Ott (unsportsmanlike conduct), 20:00; Armstrong, Mon (unsportsmanlike conduct), 20:00.

Third Period6, Ottawa, Wiercioch 3 (Benoit, Smith), 1:50. PenaltiesPhillips, Ott (holding), 2:56; Neil, Ott (roughing), 2:56; Moen, Mon (roughing), 2:56; Gryba, Ott (hooking), 9:17; Wiercioch, Ott (hooking), 12:06.

OvertimeNone. PenaltiesNone.

ShootoutOttawa 1 (Alfredsson NG, Silfverberg G, Turris NG), Montreal 2 (Galchenyuk G, Desharnais NG, Eller G). Shots on GoalOttawa 13-13-3-3—32. Montreal 17-11-13-4—45. Power-play opportunitiesOttawa 2 of 3; Montreal 2 of 4. GoaliesOttawa, Lehner 1-0-4 (45 shots-42 saves). Montreal, Price 14-4-3 (32-29).

Devils get help to beat Flyers 03/13/13 [Last modified: Thursday, March 14, 2013 12:25am]
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