Originally posted on Red Light District Hockey  |  Last updated 5/1/12
The Morning After:
Yesterday’s results:

Capitals 3, Rangers 2

Kings 5, Blues 2

RLD 3 stars of the night:

1. Anze Kopitar, LA (2 goals)

2. Dustin Brown, LA (3 assists)

3. Alex Ovechkin, WSH (1 goal)


Tonight’s slate:

Devils @ Flyers, 7:30 ET, Game 2

#6 New Jersey Devils @ #5 Philadelphia Flyers

Game 2… 7:30 ET… TV: NBC Sports Network, CBC

Series: 1-0 Flyers

Projected starting goaltenders:

NJ-      Martin Brodeur (Playoff stats: 4-3, 2.28 GAA)

PHI-    Ilya Bryzgalov (Playoff stats: 5-2, 3.71 GAA)

Injury report:

NJ-      Jacob Josefson (wrist, out), Henrik Tallinder (leg, out)

PHI-    Marc-Andre Bourdon (upper body, questionable), Chris Pronger (concussion, out), Andrej Meszaros (back, out), Blair Betts (knee, out)

Game thoughts:

The series opener was definitely an enjoyable one, as the Flyers edged the Devils 4-3 in overtime to draw first blood.  Danny Briere, Mr. Postseason, scored twice including the game-winner.  Meanwhile, the Flyers were able to knock off their rust and manage to get the win.

In tonight’s Game 2, you can expect New Jersey’s best effort.  Zach Parise stepped up his game on Sunday, while Ilya Kovalchuk’s performance can only get better.  They have to be able to draw some confidence despite the loss in Game 1.  However, the Flyers would like to build off Sunday’s win and take a stranglehold lead in the series.  I think they will – barely.

Prediction: Flyers 3, Devils 2

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