Philadelphia vs Carolina Wrap - Philadelphia Wins 5-3
Wayne Simmonds sniped 3 goals in leading Philadelphia to a 5-3 win over Carolina on Saturday at PNC Arena.
Philadelphia was an underdog by +107 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Wayne Simmonds (3), Jakub Voracek, and Matt Read each scored for the Flyers in the victory. Voracek opened the scoring for Philadelphia, finding the back of the net at 7:00 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Claude Giroux.
Steve Mason turned in a 26-save effort for the Flyers.
Carolina got goals from Eric Staal, Jeff Skinner, and Justin Faulk in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Justin Peters stopped 33 of 38 shots for the Hurricanes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Philadelphia went 0-for-4, while the Hurricanes were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Carolina lost the shots on goal battle to Philadelphia by a margin of 38-29.
Philadelphia looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bruins. The Hurricanes will aim to get back on the winning track at Tampa Bay.