Ottawa vs Philadelphia Wrap - Philadelphia Wins 2-1
Philadelphia skated to a 2-1 victory over Ottawa on Saturday in NHL action at Wells Fargo Center.
Philadelphia was favored by -178 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Jakub Voracek and Wayne Simmonds each scored for the Flyers in the victory. Voracek opened the scoring for Philadelphia, finding the back of the net at 7:24 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Ruslan Fedotenko and Luke Schenn.
Ilya Bryzgalov turned in a 33-save effort for the Flyers.
Marc Methot scored for the Senators, finding the net behind Ilya Bryzgalov.
Ben Bishop stopped 39 of 41 shots for the Senators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Philadelphia went 0-for-5, while the Senators were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Ottawa lost the shots on goal battle to Philadelphia by a margin of 41-34.
Next game, Philadelphia takes its act on the road to face New York looking for another win. For Ottawa, they head on the road to face New York.