Players to watch

FLYERS: Danny Briere

Without their leading scorer in Claude Giroux, who was suspended for Game 5, all eyes will be on Briere, the Flyer next likely to make magic.

DEVILS: Martin Brodeur

The toughest pill to swallow for the Flyers, if they are eliminated, will be the fact that Brodeur has been beatable in this series. They just haven't had the sustained pressure and chances to compete.

Three keys to the game


The Flyers need to play with desperation, a trait clearly missing in Sunday's dreadful Game 4 loss in Newark.


The Flyers must cut down on turnovers. They threw 20 pucks away, compared with New Jersey's five in Game 4.


The Flyers need to hold themselves accountable, looking in the mirror instead of waiting for a teammate to step up to take control of the game, as they did in the third period Sunday night.

- Frank Seravalli