Morning Pens/NHL Buzz: On Devils ousting Flyers in 5; Bylsma’s job security considered strong but…

 

MORNING NHL BUZZ There was a feeling around the league (more so pointed at the favorite Penguins at the time) prior to the Flyers – Penguins first round matchup that the winner of the series would be so emotionally drained that they would be due for a big let down in round 2 from a mental standpoint. Did it just happen to the Flyers who dismantled the Penguins in six games last month that now seems so long ago? The New Jersey Devils have ousted the Philadelphia Flyers in stunning fashion, eliminating the Flyers in five games in the second round of the Eastern Conference Semifinals after a 3-1 Game 5 victory Tuesday night on the Flyers home ice. After Philadelphia got on the board first on a goal from Max Talbot, the Devils completely dominated play and following an Ilya Bryzgalov gaffe on David Clarkson’s first period goal, Philadelphia was never inRead More »