facebook
twitter
search
search

NHL: New Jersey 4, Philadelphia 1

May 1, 2012 at 10:41 PM

PHILADELPHIA, May 1 (UPI) -- Adam Larsson's tally ignited a four-goal, third-period outburst Tuesday that carried New Jersey to a 4-1 win over Philadelphia, evening their playoff series.

Larsson, a rookie defenseman, notched his first career post-season goal 3 minutes into the final frame, pulling the Devils even at 1-1. David Clarkson scored with 9 minutes left, giving New Jersey its first lead, and Travis Zajac scored on a wraparound 3 minutes later for a 3-1 Devils advantage.

Bryce Salvador added an empty-netter and the Devils equalized their Eastern Conference semifinal series against the Flyers at one victory apiece.

Martin Brodeur earned the win, turning aside 19-of-20 shots.

Matt Read scored and Ilya Bryzgalov made 31 saves for Philadelphia, which couldn't keep up the momentum from its 4-3 overtime triumph in Sunday's Game 1.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
Electronics certification company makes hoverboard burst into flames
Eli Manning explains pout after Denver Broncos' Super Bowl score
Duke's Grayson Allen trips Louisville player
Nicola Griffin to appear in Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue at 56
Larry Sanders considering NBA comeback