Flyers Down Minnesota 6-1 - Match Report
Philadelphia cruised to victory on Wednesday, earning an easy 6-1 win over the Wild at Xcel Energy Center.
Philadelphia was favored by -115 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Danny Briere, Jody Shelley, Jeff Carter, James van Riemsdyk, Andreas Nodl, and Ville Leino each scored for the Flyers in the victory. van Riemsdyk opened the scoring for Philadelphia, finding the back of the net at 3:16 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Braydon Coburn and Andreas Nodl.
Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 15 of 16 Minnesota shots in the victory.
Patrick O'Sullivan scored for the Wild, finding the net behind Sergei Bobrovsky.
Minnesota got a 22-stop effort from Niklas Backstrom in the loss.
On the power play, Philadelphia went 0-for-3, while the Wild were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Minnesota lost the shots on goal battle to Philadelphia by a margin of 28-16.
Philadelphia looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Flames. The Wild will aim to get back on the winning track vs Nashville.