The Philadelphia Flyers enter the third period the same way the entered the second, down 2-1 to the New Jersey Devils and in dire need of an offensive spark to stave off elimination in Game 5 on Tuesday night. The Flyers came extremely close to notching the game equalizer early in the period when they caught Martin Brodeur tied up behind his own net.
For the period, the Flyers were out shot 11-7. The Devils hold a 23-18 advantage for the game. The Flyers have had one powerplay chance so far and the Devils have had three. Neither team has yet to have success with a man advantage.
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