New York Falls 3-2 to Flyers - Recap
The Flyers earned a 3-2 victory over the Islanders on Thursday at Nassau Coliseum.
Bettors who backed the Flyers were rewarded as -131 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
Scott Hartnell, Claude Giroux, and Zac Rinaldo each scored for the Flyers in the victory. Rinaldo opened the scoring for Philadelphia, finding the back of the net at 8:41 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Sean Couturier and Nicklas Grossmann.
Ilya Bryzgalov turned in a 29-save effort for the Flyers.
Michael Grabner and John Tavares scored for the Islanders, finding the net behind Ilya Bryzgalov.
Evgeni Nabokov stopped 19 of 22 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Philadelphia scored 0 times on 0 chances on the power play, while New York went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
New York outshot Philadelphia 31-22 in the game.
Next game, Philadelphia takes its act on the road to face Boston looking for another win. For New York, they head on the road to face Montreal.