Eric Lindros will be the sixth Flyer to have his number retired, joining Bernie Parent, Mark Howe, Barry Ashbee, Bill Barber, and Bobby Clarke.
The Flyers, who have received more balanced scoring recently, will aim for their fifth straight win Tuesday against the host New York Rangers. Fourth-line left winger Taylor Leier will return to the Flyers' lineup.
The Flyers, winners of four straight, can slip past the slumping Rangers with a victory Tuesday in New York.
The defenseman will return after missing Saturday's game with the flu, and he will try to help the Flyers beat the sagging Rangers.
The Flyers, 12-4-1 since their 10-game losing skid ended, will take a four-game winning streak into Madison Square Garden on Tuesday.
The Flyers held on to their lead to beat the Devils behind three points from Sean Couturier.
This is the first of four meetings between the teams this season. All four of those games will come inside of the next month: Jan.20 in Philly, Feb. 1 in Newark, Feb. 13 back in Philly. Including playoffs, the Flyers are 127-123-18 all time against the Devils, but are 51-74-8 on the road.
Sean Couturier's climb toward becoming one of the NHL's top scorers actually started in the last 20 games of last year.
The Flyers will return to action Saturday night in New Jersey in the first NHL matchup between the two players drafted 1-2 in last June's draft: the Devils' Nico Hischier and Philadelphia's Nolan Patrick.
Since their 10-game winless streak that nearly doomed them, the Flyers are 11-4-1.
While the veterans have led the way, most of the Flyers' rookies have had growing pains - as shown in their grades for the season's first half.
It is the Flyers captain's third selection in four years and the fifth in his career.
The Flyers' defenseman is doing things that, if done consistently, would make him one of the NHL's best at his position.