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NHL: New Jersey 4, Philadelphia 3 (SO)

Nov. 3, 2011 at 10:28 PM   |   Comments

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Patrik Elias produced the decisive goal during the third round of the shootout Thursday to bring the New Jersey Devils a 4-3 victory over Philadelphia.

Both sides had one goal through the first two shootout rounds and Elias snapped the tie by faking out Sergei Bobrovsky and putting a shot under his left pad.

The Devils ended a three-game losing streak and handed the Flyers their first loss in three contests.

New Jersey overcame a two-goal deficit in the second period and had to score late in the third to again tie it.

Zac Rinaldo and Claude Giroux gave the Flyers a 2-0 lead with goals during the first half of the second period, Giroux scoring his eighth of the season and Rinaldo the first of his NHL career.

Zach Parise and Adam Henrique both tallied for New Jersey to tie it at 2-2 through two periods.

Maxime Talbot made good on a penalty shot to again give Philadelphia the lead 2:37 into the third and David Clarkson deadlocked the game with 6:35 to play in regulation.

Johan Hedberg made 20 saves in the victory. Bobrovsky stopped 33-of-36 shots.

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