First Period- Claude Giroux (2)
Second Period- None
Third Period- Matt Read (1) and Wayne Simmonds (1)
Next Game: 10/10 vs Carolina Hurricanes 1 pm.
Adam Larsson Postgame:
"I did some good things and bad things, but it was good to get the first game away and just take with me everything in this game into Monday."
Ilya Kovalchuk Postgame:
"I didn't think created much. The first game everybody was a little nervous and to tried to do a little too much."
Peter DeBoer Postgame:
Devils were playing a slower speed compared to the Flyers.
"Nothing looked good tonight and we just have to learn from it. We got a good lesson tonight from a very good hockey team."
on Adam Larsson "I thought he was good for his first night. We had a lot of young guys in the lineup with first night jitters."
First time the Devils have been shutout in a season opener.
Devils were outshot 29-20.
Devils went 0-5 on the power play.
Sellout crowd of 17,625.
David Clarkson and Eric Boulton received game misconducts in the 3rd period.
Martin Brodeur made his 17th consecutive season opener.
Adam Larsson became eighth 18 year old to play for the Devils.
Ilya Kovalchuk and Nick Palmieri were both -3.
Anton Volchenkov would require six stitches by his upper lip after being hit my the puck on the bench in the 2nd period.