Flyers Down Calgary 5-4 - Match Report
The Flames came up short Saturday against the Flyers, falling 5-4 in a shootout.
The Flyers were a -125 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Matt Read clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 5 for the Flyers. Scott Hartnell, Braydon Coburn, Nicklas Grossman, and Jakub Voracek each scored for the Flyers in the victory. Voracek opened the scoring for Philadelphia, finding the back of the net at 15:47 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Andrej Meszaros and Nicklas Grossman.
Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 17 of 21 Calgary shots in the victory.
Alex Tanguay, Tom Kostopoulos, Matt Stajan, and Mark Giordano scored for the Flames, finding the net behind Ilya Bryzgalov.
Calgary got a 41-stop effort from Miikka Kiprusoff in the loss.
On the power play, Philadelphia went 1-for-7, while the Flames were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Calgary lost the shots on goal battle to Philadelphia by a margin of 45-21.
Philadelphia heads into a battle against the Sharks. Calgary, meanwhile, will have their next action against St. Louis.