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Flyers Down Pittsburgh 8-5 - Match Report

Flyers Down Pittsburgh 8-5 - Match Report

The Flyers got a 3-goal performance from Claude Giroux as Philadelphia handed Pittsburgh an 8-5 defeat on Friday at Consol Energy Centre.

Bettors who backed the Flyers were rewarded as +180 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 6.

Claude Giroux (3), Sean Couturier (3), Jaromir Jagr, and Max Talbot each scored for the Flyers in the victory. Talbot opened the scoring for Philadelphia, finding the back of the net at 12:44 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Claude Giroux.

Ilya Bryzgalov turned in a 23-save effort for the Flyers.

Chris Kunitz (2), Paul Martin, Sidney Crosby, and Tyler Kennedy scored for the Penguins, finding the net behind Ilya Bryzgalov.

Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 23 of 30 shots for the Penguins, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Philadelphia went 1-for-2, while the Penguins were 2-for-4 with the man advantage.

Pittsburgh lost the shots on goal battle to Philadelphia by a margin of 31-28.