New York vs Philadelphia Wrap - New York Wins 4-3
|New York vs Philadelphia Wrap - New York Wins 4-3|
New York earned a 4-3 victory over Philadelphia on Thursday, but needed a shootout to do it at Wells Fargo Center.
New York won as a +115 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Josh Bailey clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 4 for the Islanders. New York got goals from Colin McDonald (2) and John Tavares in the victory. Tavares opened the scoring at 19:00 of the second period.
Evgeni Nabokov turned in a 33-save effort for the Islanders.
Philadelphia got goals from Scott Hartnell (2) and Mike Knuble in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 33 of 36 shots for the Flyers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New York went 0-for-5, while the Flyers were 2-for-2 with the man advantage.
New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Penguins. The Flyers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Boston.