Philadelphia Skates Past Pittsburgh 4-3 - Recap
|Philadelphia Skates Past Pittsburgh 4-3 - Recap|
Wayne Simmonds scored a pair of goals against the Penguins as Philadelphia handed Pittsburgh a 4-3 defeat on Sunday at Consol Energy Centre.
The Flyers were a +140 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Philadelphia got goals from Wayne Simmonds (2), Brayden Schenn, and Matt Read in the victory. Schenn opened the scoring at 2:06 of the first period.
Steve Mason stopped 20 of 23 Pittsburgh shots in the victory.
Pittsburgh got goals from Brooks Orpik, Matt Niskanen, and Jayson Megna in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Jeff Zatkoff stopped 19 of 20 shots for the Penguins, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Philadelphia scored 2 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Pittsburgh went 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Philadelphia outshot Pittsburgh 35-23 in the game.
Next game, Philadelphia takes its act home to face Chicago looking for another win. For Pittsburgh, they head home to face Dallas.