Flyers Vs. Devils, 2012 NHL Playoffs Game 5: Philadelphia Still Down 2-1 Through 2 Periods

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.

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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.

Stay tuned to SB Nation Philly for all the updates. For all your Flyers news and information, head over to Broad Street Hockey. If you're a Devils fan, In Lou We Trust has what you need. For all your 2012 Stanley Cup Playoff needs, SB Nation's NHL hub has you covered.

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