Philadelphia Ices Carolina 5-3 - Recap
|Philadelphia Ices Carolina 5-3 - Recap|
Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 39 of 42 shots fired at him by Carolina, as the Flyers skated to a 5-3 victory Saturday at Wells Fargo Center.
The Flyers were a -126 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Mike Knuble, Danny Briere, Kurtis Foster, Braydon Coburn, and Claude Giroux each scored for the Flyers in the victory. Foster opened the scoring for Philadelphia, finding the back of the net at 5:08 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Matt Read and Sean Couturier.
Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 39 of 42 Carolina shots in the victory.
Joni Pitkanen, Eric Staal, and Patrick Dwyer scored for the Hurricanes, finding the net behind Ilya Bryzgalov.
Carolina got an 11-stop effort from Cam Ward in the loss.
On the power play, Philadelphia went 3-for-3, while the Hurricanes were 1-for-6 with the man advantage.
Philadelphia lost the shots on goal battle to Carolina by a margin of 42-24.
Philadelphia heads into a battle against the Lightning. Carolina, meanwhile, will have their next action against Toronto.