Minnesota Falls 4-1 to Flyers - Recap
Wayne Simmonds scored twice to lead the Flyers over Minnesota 4-1 on Monday at Wells Fargo Center.
Philadelphia was favored by -145 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went PUSH the consensus closing total of 5.
Philadelphia got goals from Wayne Simmonds (2), Claude Giroux, and Luke Schenn in the victory. Schenn opened the scoring at 1:52 of the first period.
Steve Mason stopped 26 of 27 Minnesota shots in the victory.
Minnesota got a goal from Mikael Granlund in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Niklas Backstrom stopped 27 of 30 shots for the Wild, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Philadelphia went 1-for-4, while the Wild were 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
Minnesota lost the shots on goal battle to Philadelphia by a margin of 31-27.
Philadelphia looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Oilers. The Wild will aim to get back on the winning track at Winnipeg.