New York Falls 5-2 to Flyers - Recap
New York gave up 3 goals to Vincent Lecavalier in their 5-2 loss to the Flyers in NHL action on Saturday.
Bettors who backed the Flyers were rewarded as +102 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Vincent Lecavalier (3), Jakub Voracek, and Matt Read each scored for the Flyers in the victory. Lecavalier opened the scoring for Philadelphia, finding the back of the net at 4:30 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Mark Streit and Claude Giroux.
Steve Mason stopped 26 of 28 New York shots in the victory.
Frans Nielsen and Kyle Okposo scored for the Islanders, finding the net behind Steve Mason.
Kevin Poulin stopped 27 of 31 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Philadelphia went 1-for-3, while the Islanders were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Philadelphia outshot New York 32-28 in the game.
Next game, Philadelphia takes its act home to face Anaheim looking for another win. For New York, they head home to face New York.