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Philadelphia Ices Buffalo 5-4 - Recap

The Flyers beat Buffalo 5-4 on Saturday, earning a victory backstopped by Brian Boucher's 20 saves.

The Flyers were a -175 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.

Danny Briere, Dan Carcillo, Claude Giroux, James van Riemsdyk, and Ville Leino each scored for the Flyers in the victory. Giroux opened the scoring for Philadelphia, finding the back of the net at 4:00 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Kimmo Timonen and Braydon Coburn.

Brian Boucher stopped 20 of 21 Buffalo shots in the victory.

Thomas Vanek (2), Cody McCormick, and Andrej Sekera scored for the Sabres, finding the net behind Brian Boucher.

Buffalo got a 29-stop effort from Ryan Miller in the loss.

On the power play, Philadelphia went 1-for-10, while the Sabres were 2-for-8 with the man advantage.

Buffalo lost the shots on goal battle to Philadelphia by a margin of 34-28.