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Recap - Flyers Defeat Pittsburgh 3-2

Recap - Flyers Defeat Pittsburgh 3-2

Philadelphia skated to a 3-2 victory over Pittsburgh on Thursday in NHL action at Wells Fargo Center.

Philadelphia was favored by -120 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Danny Briere, Scott Hartnell, and Wayne Simmonds each scored for the Flyers in the victory. Briere opened the scoring for Philadelphia, finding the back of the net at 6:38 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Wayne Simmonds.

Ilya Bryzgalov turned in a 25-save effort for the Flyers.

Evgeni Malkin and James Neal scored for the Penguins, finding the net behind Ilya Bryzgalov.

Pittsburgh got a 26-stop effort from Marc-Andre Fleury in the loss.

Philadelphia scored 1 time on 6 chances on the power play, while Pittsburgh went 1-for-5 with the man advantage.

Philadelphia outshot Pittsburgh 29-27 in the game.

Next game, Philadelphia takes its act home to face Tampa Bay looking for another win. For Pittsburgh, they head on the road to face New York.