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Philadelphia Skates Past Phoenix 2-1 - Recap

Philadelphia Skates Past Phoenix 2-1 - Recap

Philadelphia skated to a 2-1 victory over Phoenix on Thursday in NHL action at Wells Fargo Center.

The Flyers were a -150 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.

James van Riemsdyk and Matt Read each scored for the Flyers in the victory. van Riemsdyk opened the scoring for Philadelphia, finding the back of the net at 12:37 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Claude Giroux and Scott Hartnell.

Ilya Bryzgalov turned in a 30-save effort for the Flyers.

Mikkel Boedker scored for the Coyotes, finding the net behind Ilya Bryzgalov.

Mike Smith stopped 40 of 42 shots for the Coyotes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Philadelphia went 0-for-3, while the Coyotes were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.

Philadelphia outshot Phoenix 42-31 in the game.

Next game, Philadelphia takes its act on the road to face Winnipeg looking for another win. For Phoenix, they head on the road to face Buffalo.