DEVILS VS. FLYERS
Tonight is the third of five meetings between New Jersey and Philadelphia this season. The Devils are 2-0-0 against the Flyers, out-scoring their opponent, 8-1, thus far. Cory Schneider and Keith Kinkaid each have one victory against Philadelphia this season, with Schneider recording a 16-save shutout on Dec. 22 at Prudential Center.
The Devils will finish their season-series with a home-and-home set against Philadelphia beginning Apr. 1 at Wells Fargo Center and concluding Apr. 4 at Prudential Center. The Flyers play once between the set.
Miles Wood has three goals in his first two career games against Philadelphia. Taylor Hall has notched at least one point in each of his eight career games vs. Philadelphia. He has five goals and six assists (10pts) in his career vs. the Flyers.
Executive VP/GM Ray Shero's father, Fred, served as Philadelphia's Head Coach from 1971-78; the Flyers went to four Stanley Cup Finals under Shero and won back-to-back championships in 1974 & 75…Flyers' President Paul Holmgren & Senior VP Bobby Clarke both played for Fred Shero during his tenure as Head Coach…Travis Zajac played under Flyers Head Coach Dave Hakstol at the University of North Dakota from 2004-06…John Moore was teammates with Steve Mason and Jakub Voracek during his time spent with Columbus…Flyers' prospect Anthony Stolarz was born in Edison, NJ and played youth hockey with the New Jersey Youth Devils, NJ Jr. Titans and New Jersey Hitmen.