Philadelphia Ices Ottawa 5-1 - Recap
The battle between the Flyers and Senators didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Ottawa was handed a 5-1 defeat on Monday at Wells Fargo Center.
Philadelphia was favored by -168 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Philadelphia got goals from Mike Richards (2), Danny Briere, Claude Giroux, and Darroll Powe in the victory. Briere opened the scoring at 8:43 of the first period.
Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 28 of 29 Ottawa shots in the victory.
Jason Spezza scored for the Senators, finding the net behind Sergei Bobrovsky.
Brian Elliott stopped 41 of 46 shots for the Senators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Philadelphia scored 1 time on 5 chances on the power play, while Ottawa went 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Ottawa lost the shots on goal battle to Philadelphia by a margin of 46-29.
Next game, Philadelphia takes its act on the road to face Montreal looking for another win. For Ottawa, they head on the road to face Carolina.