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Atlanta Falls 5-2 to Flyers - Recap

Atlanta Falls 5-2 to Flyers - Recap

The Flyers beat Atlanta 5-2 on Friday, earning a victory backstopped by Sergei Bobrovsky's Sergei BobrovskySaves saves.

Bettors who backed the Flyers were rewarded as +104 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 6.

Philadelphia got goals from Danny Briere, Kimmo Timonen, Jody Shelley, Jeff Carter, and Claude Giroux in the victory. Shelley opened the scoring at 17:13 of the second period.

Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 27 of 29 Atlanta shots in the victory.

Atlanta got goals from Andrew Ladd and Rich Peverley in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Ondrej Pavelec stopped 31 of 35 shots for the Thrashers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Philadelphia went 0-for-3, while the Thrashers were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.

Atlanta lost the shots on goal battle to Philadelphia by a margin of 36-29.

Philadelphia heads into a battle against the Rangers. Atlanta, meanwhile, will have their next action against Dallas.