James van Riemsdyk was the difference, potting a pair for Philadelphia on Thursday as the Flyers skated off with a 5-4 victory over the Blackhawks at Wells Fargo Center.
Philadelphia was favored by -111 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Philadelphia got goals from James van Riemsdyk (2), Scott Hartnell, Jakub Voracek, and Harry Zolnierczyk in the victory. Voracek opened the scoring at 19:09 of the first period.
Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 30 of 34 Chicago shots in the victory.
Brent Seabrook, Patrick Kane, Jimmy Hayes, and Andrew Shaw scored for the Blackhawks, finding the net behind Ilya Bryzgalov.
Ray Emery stopped 41 of 46 shots for the Blackhawks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Philadelphia went 1-for-4, while the Blackhawks were 0-for-0 with the man advantage.
Philadelphia outshot Chicago 46-34 in the game.
Philadelphia looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Senators. The Blackhawks will aim to get back on the winning track vs Colorado.