Devils Vs. Flyers Final Score: Devils Lose 4-1

The New Jersey Devils dropped their second consecutive game as they lost to the Flyers by a final score of 4-1.

The New Jersey Devils dropped their second consecutive game by a combined final score of 8-2 – on Thursday they lost to the Boston Bruins 4-1 and today they lost to the Philadelphia Flyers by an identical score of 4-1. The loss drops the Devils to 26-19-2. With 54 total points the Devils are currently the seven seed in the Eastern Conference, with a slight three point lead over ninth place Toronto.

Despite out-shooting the Flyers 31 to 20, out-hitting the Flyers 24 to 19 and forcing more takeaways than the Flyers, the Devils were routed because their abundance of penalty minutes – 47 to be exact. Two of the Flyers four goals were scored during a power play and one was scored on an empty net.

The Devils next game is January 24 against the Buffalo Sabers.

For more coverage on the New Jersey Devils and tonight's game check out our team page or our team blog, In Lou We Trust.

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