The Philadelphia Flyers scored a convincing win over a key rival today, beating the New Jersey Devils 4-1 on the road, but they lost a key player in the process. Center Danny Briere is out indefinitely with a concussion, according to Philly GM Paul Holmgren.
Briere, a 14-year veteran and alternate captain for the Flyers, has 13 goals and 17 assists on the season.
The Flyers improved to 28-14-4 by beating the Devils. They are now tied with the Ottawa Senators with 60 points for the fourth spot in the Eastern Conference.