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December 12, 2009
Game 31: Devils Smoke Flyers 4-1

    The New Jersey Devils defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 4-1 in Newark on Saturday, December 12, 2009.   Niclas Bergfors and Patrik Elias each netted two goals in the Devils victory.

    Niclas Bergfors gave the Devils an early lead with a power-play goal that beat Brian Boucher at 2:33 of the first period.   Brian Rolston and Martin Brodeur assisted on Bergfors' 10th goal of the season.

    Another power-play goal from Bergfors at 12:31 gave the Devils a 2-0 lead.   Travis Zajac and Zach Parise assisted on Bergfors' second goal of the game.

    Patrik Elias increased the Devils lead with his fifth goal of the season at 15:47.   Vladimir Zharkov was credited with the only assist on Elias' goal.

    The Devils outshot the Flyers 14-5 in the first period, which ended with the Devils leading 3-0.

    Claude Giroux got the Flyers on the board with a goal that beat Martin Brodeur at 15:03 of the second period on a power-play.

    Patrik Elias scored his second goal of the game at 19:26 of the second period.   Brian Rolston and Travis Zajac assisted on the goal.

    The second period ended with the Devils leading the Flyers, 4-1.   The Flyers outshot the Devils 12-5 in the period.

    Neither team scored in the third period, in which the Devils outshot the Flyers 9-6.

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