Devils scratch Parise vs. Flyers

NEWARK, N.J. -- New Jersey Devils and U.S. Olympic forward Zach Parise was scratched from the Devils' game against the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday night with an undisclosed upper body injury.

Parise, the team's second-leading goal-scorer with 26, had not missed a game all season.

Devils defenseman Anssi Salmela was also scratched. He suffered a concussion in Monday night's loss to the Flyers in Philadelphia.