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Flyers avoid elimination with OT win

Simon Gagne scored at 14:40 of overtime to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 5-4 win over the Boston Bruins Friday, and avoid elimination in the Eastern Conference semifinal series.

The Flyers won the game as a -145 favorite, and the nine goals made it OVER the posted over/under (5) set by oddsmakers.

Danny Briere, Chris Pronger, Ville Leino, and Claude Giroux added the other Flyers goals.

Mark Recchi potted two goals, while Michael Ryder and Milan Lucic also scored for the Bruins, who lead 3-1 in the series.