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Devils Ilya Kovalchuk Out With Lower Body Injury

Ilya Kovalchuk #17 of the New Jersey Devils in action against the Philadelphia Flyers in Game One of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Wells Fargo Center on April 29, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Flyers defeated the Devils 4-3 in overtime. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Ilya Kovalchuk #17 of the New Jersey Devils in action against the Philadelphia Flyers in Game One of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Wells Fargo Center on April 29, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Flyers defeated the Devils 4-3 in overtime. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

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PHILADELPHIA (WFAN/AP) – Devils forward Ilya Kovalchuk is will not suit up for Game 2 againts the Flyers on Tuesday night at the Wells Fargo Center.

According to Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello, Kovalchuk will remain in New Jersey.

Kovalchuk is listed as 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.

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