Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 3/13/12

ANAHEIM, CA - DECEMBER 19: Goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov #30 of the Phoenix Coyotes looks on from his during the NHL game against the Anaheim Ducks at the Honda Center on December 19, 2009 in Anaheim, California. The Ducks defeated the Coyotes 4-2. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)
Ilya Bryzgalov recorded his third straight shutout and fourth in five games by turning aside 17 shots as the host Philadelphia Flyers regained sole possession of fifth place in the Eastern Conference with a 3-0 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday. Jakub Voracek scored in his return from a head injury and rookie Sean Couturier tallied for just the second time in 24 contests for the Flyers, who salvaged the finale of the home-and-home set. Danny Briere snapped a 23-game goalless drought with an empty-net tally - with 4:49 remaining play in the third period - to secure Philadelphia's sixth win in seven outings. After sitting out Sunday's 4-1 loss to New Jersey, Bryzgalov extended his shutout streak to 196 minutes, 13 seconds with his sixth shutout this season and 29th career. John Vanbiesbrouck holds the franchise record of 227:04, which was set in 1999. Bryzgalov, who was the NHL's First Star of the Week, helped the Flyers kill off a four-minute power play following def...
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