Devils rout Flyers, 5-2, as Philly extends losing streak to six games

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The Philadelphia Inquirer

NEWARK, N.J. — With less than eight minutes remaining in the third period and the game tied at two, a Flyers defensive blunder gave the Devils the edge they needed to come up with the win. When defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen passed the puck wide to defenseman Ivan Provorov at the blue line as the Flyers attempted to regroup before exiting their own zone, winger Andreas Johnsson jumped on the puck and left Provorov in his wake. Although Ristolainen attempted to cut off Johnsson as he skated toward goalie Martin Jones, Johnsson found winger Jesper Bratt crashing the net. Bratt beat Jones, scoring…

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