Numbers Don’t Lie: Devils-Flyers series

According to Elias Sports Bureau, Patrik Elias and Ilya Kovalchuk goals 20 seconds apart is a new team record for fastest in playoffs. Previous record was 26 seconds by Petr Sykora and Bobby Holik 5/14/2000 at Philadelphia.

The Devils have outshot the Flyers in the first period of three games by a combined 42-22.

According to ESB, the Devils have won three straight home games in the same playoffs for the 1st time since 2003 Stanley Cup Final vs Ducks. 

According to ESB, it was Alexei Ponikarovsky’s first career overtime goal, regular season or playoffs.