Flyers Fight Back, Blank Devils, 1-0
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Ray Emery gave up four goals on 15 shots in 22:47 of playing time, and even had a fight Friday against Washington.
On Saturday against New Jersey, he showed a different kind of fight.
Emery stopped all 14 shots he faced, leading the Flyers past the Devils 1-0 in perhaps last-place Philadelphia’smost complete effort of the season.
“A night like tonight, it’s not that hard to stay focused after a game like last night,” said Emery, who participated in a line brawl between the Flyers and Capitals, headlined by him fighting an unwilling Braden Holtby in the 7-0 loss. “You challenge yourself and you could see it in the whole team that we were embarrassed.
“We were gonna show how much we wanted to play tonight.”
The Flyers, coming off easily their worst game of the season, indeed put together a gutsy effort that was enough to…
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