Devils F Kovalchuk to miss Game 2 vs. Flyers

(AP) - New Jersey Devils forward Ilya Kovalchuk will miss Tuesday's Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Philadelphia Flyers with an undisclosed

PHILADELPHIA - (AP) - New Jersey Devils forward Ilya Kovalchuk will miss Tuesday's Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Philadelphia Flyers with an undisclosed injury.

The Devils said that Kovalchuk is day to day. He has three goals in eight playoff games. He led the Devils with 37 goals and 83 points this season.

The Devils say Kovalchuk was injured in the first-round series against Florida. The Devils won Games 6 and 7 of that series in overtime, to set up this matchup with Philadelphia. It was Kovalchuk's first series win of his career.

The Flyers lead the Devils 1-0 after a 4-3 overtime win in Game 1 Sunday. Kovalchuk was a minus-2 and had no shots on goal in the loss.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

City officials in Newark have raided an apartment 1 Newark officials raid apartments, supermarket
Organizers say entering the icy water gives people 2 Residents take icy plunge in Asbury Park to help fight lupus
East Brunswick house fire leaves woman in her 3 East Brunswick house fire leaves woman in her 60s dead
The 92-70 loss sets up Seton Hall for 4 Seton Hall stumbles vs. Villanova
5 Neighborhood Brief for Feb. 19

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE