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April 28, 2015 | By Mike Sielski, Inquirer Columnist
The most underrated candidate to become the Flyers' next head coach has never had an NHL team finish better than third in its division, has coached in the postseason once over his seven years in the league, and was fired on the day after Christmas. At first glance, Peter DeBoer's resumé doesn't seem worthy of a spot near the top of the stack on Ron Hextall's desk, as if DeBoer were a second-class contender compared to the bigger names who have or might yet become available: Mike Babcock, Claude Julien, Todd McLellan.
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January 13, 2007 | BY THE INQUIRER STAFF
David Clarkson netted four goals as the Lowell Devils beat the Phantoms, 5-3, in the AHL last night at Tsongas Arena. After Lowell jumped out to a 2-0 lead, the Phantoms tied it at 3-3 in the third period. The Devils won it with two goals in the final minute. Ryan Murphy picked up a rebound at the bottom of the right circle and sent it to the front of the net. The puck caromed off Phantoms goaltender Martin Houle and went in for the game-winner with 58.8 seconds remaining.
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May 3, 2012 | by Chuck Bausman, bausmac@phillynews.com
Score: Devils 4, Flyers 1 What happened: The Devils, dismissed around here as likely sweep victims, dominated the Flyers over the final 50 minutes. They scored an unlikely four goals in the third period. What it means: Game 1 gets all the attention but Game 2 often helps determine a series. If the Flyers had won, they would have enjoyed a 2-0 series lead and would be halfway to advancing. At 1-1, the Devils have life, home-ice advantage and a strut in their step. Series on, folks.
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July 8, 2013 | By Frank Seravalli, Daily News Staff Writer
FREE-AGENT FRENZY THREE BIG WINNERS Ottawa: The Senators lost their franchise cornerstone at noon when Daniel Alfredsson bolted. So, after whiffing on David Clarkson, Bryan Murray traded for South Jersey native Bobby Ryan, who has scored more goals over the last 5 years than Sidney Crosby, Dany Heatley, Evgeni Malkin, Marian Hossa, Loui Eriksson and Patrick Kane. Nashville: After having Seth Jones fall in in his lap at the draft Sunday, David Poile added three under-the-radar pieces in Matt Cullen ($3.5 million)
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January 6, 2007 | THE INQUIRER STAFF
Darren Reid scored a hat trick, including two goals on the power play, as the Phantoms snapped a three-game losing streak with a 5-3 victory over the Lowell Devils last night in an AHL game at the Wachovia Spectrum. Niko Dimitrakos and Pete Zingoni also scored for the Phantoms (13-19-1-1), while goaltender Martin Houle made 31 saves. Matt Ellison, Boyd Kane and John Slaney each added two assists. Chris Minard had a goal and an assist for Lowell (17-16-2-1), and Ryan Murphy and David Clarkson had the other goals.
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October 17, 2005 | Daily News Staff and Wire Reports
The Phantoms suffered their first defeat of the season Saturday, but don't blame Stefan Ruzicka. Ruzicka, a rookie, scored two power-play goals for the Phantoms (2-1) in a 3-2 loss at the Albany River Rats. R.J. Umberger assisted on one of the goals and leads the Phantoms with five points. The loss snapped a seven-game win streak for the Phantoms against Albany. Albany's Ari Ahonen stopped 26 shots. Jamie Storr had 31 saves for the Phantoms. The Phantoms had a goal disallowed by a blown whistle with 30.3 seconds left.
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March 21, 2011
Rangers score 4 in third period to top Penguins Marian Gaborik and Ryan Callahan scored power-play goals 11 seconds apart as part of a four-goal third period Sunday and the New York Rangers extended their winning streak to a season-high four games with a 5-2 win over the host Pittsburgh Penguins. Elsewhere: David Clarkson scored twice and Martin Brodeur made 13 saves to earn his NHL-record 115th shutout as the New Jersey Devils snapped a two-game slide with a 3-0 victory over the host Columbus Blue Jackets.
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February 20, 2012
Zach Parise, David Clarkson and Matt Taormina scored and Martin Brodeur made 21 saves to help the streaking New Jersey Devils beat the host Montreal Canadiens, 3-1, on Sunday night. The Devils improved to 34-20-4 with their third straight victory and jumped past Atlantic Division rivals Pittsburgh and the Flyers into fourth in the Eastern Conference. Max Pacioretty scored for Montreal. The Canadiens have lost eight straight against New Jersey at the Bell Centre. The Canadiens last beat the Devils in Montreal on March 11, 2008.
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February 11, 2013
Ilya Kovalchuk and David Clarkson scored less than two minutes apart in the second period as the New Jersey Devils beat the host Pittsburgh Penguins, 3-1, on Sunday night for their fifth straight win. Clarkson's power-play goal at 13 minutes, 20 seconds of the second period was his second of the game and ninth of the season. Elsewhere: Carl Hagelin had two goals in the New York Rangers' 5-1 victory over the visiting Tampa Bay Lightning. . . . Patrice Bergeron scored the go-ahead goal on a third-period power play to lead the visiting Boston Bruins to a 3-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres.
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February 8, 2012
    Martin Brodeur stopped 30 shots for his first shutout of the season and the record 117th of his NHL career, and the New Jersey Devils beat the Eastern Conference-leading New York Rangers, 1-0, on Tuesday night for their fifth consecutive win. David Clarkson gave him all the offense he needed with a first-period, power-play goal. The Rangers appeared to score the tying goal with 3.5 seconds left, but it was disallowed because Marian Gaborik was called for goalie interference when he crashed into Brodeur in the crease after being shoved from behind by New Jersey defenseman Anton Volchenkov.
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April 28, 2015 | By Mike Sielski, Inquirer Columnist
The most underrated candidate to become the Flyers' next head coach has never had an NHL team finish better than third in its division, has coached in the postseason once over his seven years in the league, and was fired on the day after Christmas. At first glance, Peter DeBoer's resumé doesn't seem worthy of a spot near the top of the stack on Ron Hextall's desk, as if DeBoer were a second-class contender compared to the bigger names who have or might yet become available: Mike Babcock, Claude Julien, Todd McLellan.
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December 22, 2014 | By Sam Carchidi, Inquirer Staff Writer
TORONTO - The Flyers started an eight-game road trip with an inspiring comeback and their best offensive performance of the season Saturday night. Claude Giroux had two goals and a pair of assists, Jake Voracek dealt four assists and took over the NHL scoring lead, and the Flyers overcame an early 2-0 deficit and defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs, 7-4, at the Air Canada Centre. "It was fun because we were playing the right way the whole game, and we played 60 minutes," said Giroux, whose team had a 42-25 advantage in shots.
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July 13, 2013 | By Tom Canavan, Associated Press
NEWARK, N.J. - Superstar forward Ilya Kovalchuk stunned the New Jersey Devils and the sports world Thursday, retiring from the NHL to return to his native Russia. In leaving, the 30-year-old Kovalchuk walked from $77 million left on the 15-year contract that he signed with New Jersey in 2010, including guaranteed annual salaries of at least $11 million over the next four seasons. The Devils announced the stunning news Thursday afternoon, saying that the 30-year-old Kovalchuk had alerted general manager and president Lou Lamoriello earlier this year that he wanted to return home with his family after 11 seasons in the NHL. "Gentlemen, this wasn't a decision made by the New Jersey Devils," a testy Lamoriello said at the end of a conference call held less than an hour after the retirement was announced.
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July 8, 2013 | By Frank Seravalli, Daily News Staff Writer
FREE-AGENT FRENZY THREE BIG WINNERS Ottawa: The Senators lost their franchise cornerstone at noon when Daniel Alfredsson bolted. So, after whiffing on David Clarkson, Bryan Murray traded for South Jersey native Bobby Ryan, who has scored more goals over the last 5 years than Sidney Crosby, Dany Heatley, Evgeni Malkin, Marian Hossa, Loui Eriksson and Patrick Kane. Nashville: After having Seth Jones fall in in his lap at the draft Sunday, David Poile added three under-the-radar pieces in Matt Cullen ($3.5 million)
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July 8, 2013
The Ottawa Senators wasted little time to fill the loss of captain Daniel Alfredsson by acquiring Cherry Hill's forward Bobby Ryan in a trade with Anaheim on Friday. In exchange for landing the four-time 30-goal scorer, the Senators dealt forwards Jakob Silfverbeg, Stefan Noesen and their first-round pick in next year's draft to Anaheim. The deal was completed hours into the start of the NHL's free-agency period. Ryan hinted at the trade on his Twitter account by posting a note that read: "Ottawa....
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March 25, 2013
Travis Zajac set up two goals, and the host New Jersey Devils rode another solid performance by Martin Brodeur to a 2-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Saturday. Patrik Elias and David Clarkson scored for New Jersey, and Brodeur finished with 17 saves as the Devils won their second straight since the 40-year-old goalie returned to the lineup.   Leafs top Bruins Nazem Kadri scored in the first period, and Frazer McLaren added a timely goal in the third as the host Toronto Maple Leafs ended an eight-game losing streak to the Boston Bruins with a 3-2 victory.
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March 17, 2013 | By Sam Carchidi, Inquirer Staff Writer
Playing their first game since general manager Paul Holmgren roasted them in a meeting and in the media, the Flyers responded Friday night at the Wells Fargo Center. Ilya Bryzgalov played one of his best games in several weeks - making four outstanding saves in overtime alone - as the Flyers defeated the New Jersey Devils in a shootout, 2-1. The Flyers are now 24-42 in career shootouts, and they improved to 1-5 this year in games that are tied heading into the third period. Matt Read and Claude Giroux (winner)
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March 16, 2013 | By Sam Carchidi, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Playing their first game since general manager Paul Holmgren roasted them in a meeting and in the media, the Flyers responded Friday night at the Wells Fargo Center. Ilya Bryzgalov played one of his best games in several weeks - making four outstanding saves in overtime alone - as the Flyers defeated the New Jersey Devils in a shootout, 2-1. The Flyers are now 24-42 in career shootouts, and they improved to 1-5 this year in games that are tied heading into the third period. Matt Read and Claude Giroux (winner)
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