After being embarrassed by Washington at home just 24 hours earlier, the Philadelphia Flyers found a way to gut out a win on the road, edging the New Jersey Devils 1-0 on Saturday.
Brayden Schenn deflected an Andrej Meszaros shot past New Jersey's Martin Brodeur in the first period and goaltender Ray Emery made 14 saves, as last-place Philadelphia perhaps authored its most complete effort of the season.
''It was a shot by (Wayne Simmonds) there. He tried to get it to the net but the puck bounced to Meszaros,'' Schenn said. ''I just stopped in front of the net and was at the right place at the right time and was able to get a stick on the puck.''
The fight-filled 7-0 loss to the Capitals may have just sparked a lifeless team, as Philadelphia peppered Brodeur, starting his season-high third consecutive game, and dominated long stretches of play. Brodeur finished with 20 saves.
New Jersey came up empty on five power-play opportunities, including two in the third period. Emery, who ...