NEWARK, N.J. - Martin Brodeur won a penalty-shot battle with Daniel Briere, and the New Jersey Devils seized the momentum.John Madden scored Rishard Matthews Jersey
two goals and Brodeur made 29 saves, including the game-turning penalty shot, to lead the Devils to a 4-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday.The game swung in the Devils' favour midway through the second period when Brodeur beat Briere.With the score tied at 1, Briere Brian Schwenke Jersey
broke into the Devils' zone and was hooked by Vitaly Vishnevski. Briere was awarded a penalty shot at 9:32 but Brodeur won the duel with a stick stop, energizing New Jersey.Only 40 seconds later, Madden got his second of the game, completing a 2-on-1 short-handed rush Eric Weems Jersey
with Jamie Langenbrunner and the Devils never relinquished the lead."That was the turning point in the hockey game," Devils coach Brent Sutter said. "They get the penalty shot and Marty makes a great save. It was ma sive."Unlike a shootout, Brodeur had little time to prepare."It happens pretty quick," Brodeur said. "It's not like a shootout where they take their time. Right away, the heat goes on and he tries for a shot."Moments before the penalty shot, Briere tried to beat Brodeur with a rising shot."I had a feeling that Jalston Fowler Jersey
wasn't the place he wanted to shoot because he had just mi sed," Brodeur said. "I knew he wasn't going to go high on me."