Philadelphia 5 Devils 3: New Jersey had the lead, but they couldn't hold on despite a frantic effort in the third period. Ilya Kovalchuck put the Devils up 1-0 and Travis Zajac put them up front 2-1. Philly scored to tie the game in the second period and then went ahead 3-2 on a Mike Richards goal to start the third. The Flyers opened a two-goal lead midway through the third period, but Patrik Elias brought the Devils to within one in the final minute. Philadelphia added an empty-net goal to complete the scoring.
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