New Jersey leads in shots, 10-5.
Henrik Tallinder opened the scoring at 5:25 of the period. Flyers captain Mike Richards attempted to clear a loose puck from the front of the net. Tallinder intercepted the attempt and fired a shot past Brian Boucher for his second goal of the season and first since October 9.
Patrik Elias extended the league to 2-0 at 12:12 of the period. Elias skated out of the right corner and slipped a shot through Boucher's pads for his 12th goal of the season.
Devils defenseman Colin White went to the locker room with 7:03 left in the first period and did not return.
Flyers fans, unhappy with their team's performance, booed Philadelphia as they exited the ice at the end of the period.