New York vs Philadelphia Wrap - Philadelphia Wins 5-2
|New York vs Philadelphia Wrap - Philadelphia Wins 5-2|
Steve Mason made 36 stops Saturday to lead the Flyers over the Islanders 5-2 at Wells Fargo Center.
The Flyers were a -175 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Philadelphia got goals from Matt Read (2), Claude Giroux, Wayne Simmonds, and Brayden Schenn in the victory. Read opened the scoring at 0:46 of the second period.
Steve Mason turned in a 36-save effort for the Flyers.
Eric Boulton and John Tavares scored for the Islanders, finding the net behind Steve Mason.
Kevin Poulin stopped 13 of 16 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Philadelphia scored 1 time on 3 chances on the power play, while New York went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Philadelphia lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 38-30.
Next game, Philadelphia takes its act on the road to face Florida looking for another win. For New York, they head home to face Winnipeg.