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(Sports Network) - The New Jersey Devils will aim for their fourth straight win, and the second since Lou Lamoriello took over the coaching reins, when they visit the Philadelphia Flyers tonight at the Wachovia Center.

The Devils made a surprising move when they fired head coach Claude Julien on Monday and replaced him with Lamoriello, the club's longtime general manager. Lamoriello also spent 50 games behind the New Jersey bench last season after Larry Robinson resigned in December, 2005. He led New Jersey to the second round of the playoffs, where they were eliminated by eventual Stanley Cup champion Carolina.

Julien's dismissal was unexpected, since New Jersey was in first place in the Atlantic for much of the season. However, a weak month of March allowed Pittsburgh to climb back in the division race, so the team decided to make a change.

With a point tonight, the Devils can clinch their seventh Atlantic crown in the last 10 seasons. New Jersey holds a three-point edge over Pittsburgh with two games left for both teams.

The Penguins are playing in Ottawa this evening.

New Jersey won its first game under Lamoriello on Tuesday, as they edged the visiting Ottawa Senators by a 2-1 count. John Madden lit the lamp in the sixth round of the shootout and Martin Brodeur tied a single-season NHL record with his 47th win of the year.

Brodeur made 22 saves and came up big in the shootout to earn the victory and tie Philadelphia's Bernie Parent for the most victories in a single season. Parent accomplished the feat back in 1973-74.

Now Brodeur has a chance to break that record against Parent's former team.

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