Flyers Put Penguins on Ice, 3-0

The hated Pittsburgh Penguins (31-14-5) crossed the Keystone State to go to battle with the Philadelphia Flyers (27-16-6) in a Tuesday matchup at the Wells Fargo Center.

Neither team could light the lamp to end the first stanza pretty much where it started at 0-0.

With just over 5 minutes played, Jake Voracek converted some adept passing from Sean Couturier and the suddenly hot, Joel Farabee to give the good guys a lead at 1-0.

With just 1:20 remaining in the middle stanza, the Flyers doubled the lead when Claude Giroux and Travis Konecny put James Van Riemsdyk in the spotlight and the Flyers went in control of this one.

Amazing pass from TK to JVR

Pittsburgh would pull netminder, Tristan Jarry but the plan backfired as  Justin Braun hit the empty cage to give Philadelphia its fourth win in the last five contests.

Brian Elliott stopped all 19 shots he faced for the first Flyers shutout since November 10.

By: Kevin Neibauer

  • LaxPhilly on Facebook
  • LaxPhilly.com
  • @kneibauer on Twitter

Previous

Next

Submit a Comment