DEVILS VS. FLYERS
Tonight is the fourth of five meetings between New Jersey and Philadelphia this season. The clubs will play their season-series finale on Apr. 4 at Prudential Center. The Devils are 3-0-0 against the Flyers, out-scoring their opponent, 14-3. The Devils have not lost at Wells Fargo Center since Dec. 11, 2014 (3-0-0).
Tonight concludes New Jersey's 17th of 18 sets of back-to-back games. The club is 5-8-4 in first games and is 7-5-4 in second games of back-to-backs. The Devils are 10-13-3 vs. the Metro Division and are 17-25-7 against Eastern Conference opponents.
Travis Zajac's 34 career points vs. the Flyers are his most against any other opponent (tie, NYI). Kyle Palmieri has 10pts (6g-4a) over his last seven games vs. PHI
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.