Carolina vs Philadelphia Recap - Flyers Win 2-1
|Carolina vs Philadelphia Recap - Flyers Win 2-1|
The Flyers beat Carolina 2-1 on Thursday, earning a victory backstopped by Brian Boucher's Brian BoucherSaves saves.
Philadelphia was favored by -200 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Danny Briere and Jeff Carter each scored for the Flyers in the victory. Carter opened the scoring for Philadelphia, finding the back of the net at 0:18 of the third period. The goal was assisted by Mike Richards and Chris Pronger.
Brian Boucher stopped 31 of 32 Carolina shots in the victory.
Tuomo Ruutu scored for the Hurricanes, finding the net behind Brian Boucher.
Cam Ward stopped 23 of 25 shots for the Hurricanes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Philadelphia scored 2 times on 6 chances on the power play, while Carolina went 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Carolina outshot Philadelphia 32-25 in the game.
Philadelphia looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Kings. The Hurricanes will aim to get back on the winning track at Tampa Bay.