Despite the loss, the Devils are 3-1-1 in their past five games.
New Jersey fell to 0-3 in the shootout this season on the road and to 2-4 overall.
Tonight’s game closed-out a home-and-home set with Philadelphia & continued a stretch of three of four games against Atlantic Division opponents. The Devils are now 8-1-3 when playing inside the Division this season.
The Devils are 3-0-1 vs. the Flyers this season and, including the playoffs, have won nine of the last 12 meetings between the teams.
New Jersey fell to 3-8-4 when allowing the first goal this season.
New Jersey has out shot its opponent in nine consecutive games (265-210).
David Clarkson snapped a 13-game goal-scoring drought with his team-leading 11th of the year.
Clarkson also recorded a team season-high eight shots on goal.
Marek Zidlicky picked up an assist and now has points in back-to-back games (2a).
Bryce Salvador also posted an assist for his first point since January 22 vs. Philadelphia.
Johan Hedberg (20 saves + 0/2 SO) made his career-high 11th consecutive start.
Andrei Loktionov left the game in the first period and did not return.