Recap - Flyers Defeat Edmonton 4-3
|Recap - Flyers Defeat Edmonton 4-3|
It came down to a shootout and Steve Mason foiled the opposition in a 4-3 victory for Philadelphia over Edmonton Saturday.
Philadelphia was favored by -130 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
The win was clinched by Michael Raffl, who beat Ilya Bryzgalov in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Philadelphia. Philadelphia got goals from Wayne Simmonds (2) and Scott Hartnell in the victory. Simmonds opened the scoring at 3:37 of the second period.
Steve Mason turned in a 13-save effort for the Flyers.
David Perron, Taylor Hall, and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored for the Oilers, finding the net behind Steve Mason.
Edmonton got a 35-stop effort from Ilya Bryzgalov in the loss.
On the power play, Philadelphia went 3-for-5, while the Oilers were 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
Philadelphia outshot Edmonton 38-16 in the game.
Philadelphia heads into a battle against the Canucks. Edmonton, meanwhile, will have their next action against Phoenix.