The Los Angeles Kings (18-27-5) took on the Philadelphia Flyers (26-17-6) at the Wells Fargo Center on a frigid January Saturday evening.
The Flyers, who have suffered sluggish starts of late, righted that situation, at least on this night with Travis Konecny connecting on a power-play goal with the assists going to James Van Riemsdyk and Claude Giroux At the 3:48 Mark.
JVR and Konecny teamed up with Sean Couturier to double the lead with Konecny’s 17th of the season to end the first stanza with the Flyboys in control, 2-0.
Joel Farabee picked up his second goal in two games to boost Philly further in front, 3-0.
Dustin Brown ruined the shutout with 16:54 remaining in the game and The Kings began to chip away.
The Philadelphia defense remained resilient and Van Riemsdyk put the final nail in the coffin with help from Giroux and Kevin Hayes and Philly had a hard-earned, 4-1 victory.
Brian Elliott was, once again, strong in the nets with 34 saves. Jack Campbell stopped 22 Philadelphia attempts.
By: Kevin Neibauer
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