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Simmonds powers Flyers to win vs. Devils

Two-point night helps Philadelphia defeat New Jersey

by Mike G. Morreale / Staff Writer

Simmonds' PPG breaks tie

PHI@NJD: Simmonds puts home PPG to give Flyers lead

2/16/16: Brayden Schenn finds Wayne Simmonds, who slaps it through to give the Flyers a 3-2 lead in the 3rd period

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NEWARK, N.J. -- Philadelphia Flyers coach Dave Hakstol knows how lucky he is to have a player with the infectious spirit of right wing Wayne Simmonds.

Simmonds, who on most nights is the center of attention for his playmaking and hard-hitting style, had a goal, an assist and four hits to help the Flyers to a 6-3 victory against the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center on Tuesday.

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Blandisi apologizes for embellishment penalty

Devils forward slashed by Flyers defenseman MacDonald @NHLdotcom

Blandisi's embellishment penalty

PHI@NJD: Blandisi gets penalty for embellishment

2/16/16: Joseph Blandisi gets a penalty for embellishment after Andrew MacDonald slashes him and gets a penalty of his own

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New Jersey Devils forward Joseph Blandisi apologized for embellishing after he was slashed by Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Andrew MacDonald in the first period Tuesday.

"Apologizing for my actions tonight, the game should never be taken advantage of like that," Blandisi wrote on Twitter, according to

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Gostisbehere extends point streak to 13 games

Flyers defenseman adds to his rookie record with goal @NHLdotcom

Gostisbehere extends rookie mark

PHI@NJD: Gostisbehere ties it, extends rookie record

2/16/16: Shayne Gostisbehere wrists home the equalizer to extend his point streak to 13 games, adding to his rookie defenseman record

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Shayne Gostisbehere of the Philadelphia Flyers extended his record point streak by an NHL rookie defenseman to 13 games Tuesday with a first-period goal against the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center. 

Gostisbehere scored with 2:37 remaining in the period.


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Situation Room

Coach's Challenge: PHI @ NJD - 10:09 of the First Period

Original call overturned - no goal Devils; Flyers retain timeout @NHLdotcom

Situation Room: PHI vs. NJD

Situation Room: Henrique's goal is overturned

2/16/16: Adam Henrique scores, but after a Flyers' challenge, the goal is overturned due to goaltender interference

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At 10:09 of the first period in the Flyers/Devils game, Philadelphia requested a Coach's Challenge to review whether Lee Stempniak interfered with goaltender Michal Neuvirth before the puck entered the net. 

The Referee determined that Stempniak interfered with Neuvirth before the puck crossed the goal line. According to Rule 78.7, "The standard for overturning the call in the event of a 'GOAL' call on the ice is that the Referee, after reviewing any and all available replays and consulting with the Toronto Video Room, determines that the goal should have been disallowed due to 'Interference on the Goalkeeper,' as described in Rules 69.1, 69.3 and 69.4."

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Neuvirth starts for Flyers against Devils

New Jersey goalie Schneider aims to match NHL high with 26th win

by Mike G. Morreale @MikeMorrealeNHL / Staff Writer

FLYERS (24-21-10) at DEVILS (29-21-7) 

TV: 7 p.m. ET; CSN-PH, MSG+, NHL.TV 

NEWARK, N.J. -- Goaltender Michal Neuvirth will make his second start in three games when the Philadelphia Flyers face the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center on Tuesday.

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