Flyers Down Washington 5-4 - Match Report
Philadelphia skated to a 5-4 victory over Washington on Sunday in NHL action at Wells Fargo Center.
Philadelphia won as a -116 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Kimmo Timonen, Ruslan Fedotenko, Max Talbot, Claude Giroux, and Matt Read each scored for the Flyers in the victory. Talbot opened the scoring for Philadelphia, finding the back of the net at 10:26 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Zac Rinaldo and Kimmo Timonen.
Ilya Bryzgalov turned in a 25-save effort for the Flyers.
Washington got goals from Alex Ovechkin, Mike Green, Nicklas Backstrom, and Marcus Johansson in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Washington got a 29-stop effort from Braden Holtby in the loss.
Philadelphia scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while Washington went 2-for-7 with the man advantage.
Washington lost the shots on goal battle to Philadelphia by a margin of 34-29.
Philadelphia heads into a battle against the Canadiens. Washington, meanwhile, will have their next action against Carolina.