Flyers Fall 4-3 Against New York - Game Recap
|Flyers Fall 4-3 Against New York - Game Recap|
The Flyers came up short Monday against the Islanders, falling 4-3 in a shootout.
The Islanders were a -110 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
The win was clinched by Kyle Okposo, who beat Ray Emery in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for New York. New York got goals from Kyle Okposo, John Tavares, and Brock Nelson in the victory. Tavares opened the scoring at 9:26 of the second period.
Anders Nilsson turned in a 26-save effort for the Islanders.
Matt Read (2) and Wayne Simmonds scored for the Flyers, finding the net behind Anders Nilsson.
Ray Emery stopped 40 of 43 shots for the Flyers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New York went 2-for-6, while the Flyers were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Philadelphia lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 43-29.
New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Rangers. The Flyers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Carolina.