Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Steve Mason incited divided 34 pucks and 4 opposite players illuminated a flare as Philadelphia claimed a warn 4-1 feat over Chicago on Wednesday.
Wayne Simmonds, Ryan White, Claude Giroux and Michael Raffl scored once each
for a Flyers, who put a four-game losing strain to bed opposite one of the
tip teams in a Western Conference.
Philadelphia, that is on a outward of a Eastern Conference playoff chase,
available usually a second law win in a final 10 games (2-4-4).
Andrew Shaw supposing a solitary offense while Corey Crawford done 29 saves for
a Blackhawks, who finished a four-game highway pitch with a 2-2 record.
The Flyers went adult 2-0 during 7:09 of a second as White chopped a Carlo
Colaiacovo indicate shot out of a atmosphere and past Crawford, afterwards Jakub Voracek fed
Giroux for a deflection that ticked a post en track to a behind of a net
during 13:58 for a three-goal spread.
Voracek’s support changed him into a tie with John Tavares of a Islanders and
Sidney Crosby from a Penguins — both idle on Wednesday — for a most
points in a NHL with 74.
Giroux, who ranks second on a bar and tied for eighth in a joining with 68
points, available his initial even-strength home idea of a season.
Crawford kept his team’s necessity during 3 with a sprawling save on Pierre-
Edouard Bellemare on an odd-man rush with 20 seconds left in a second.
Chicago finally strike a scoreboard on a game’s initial penalty, with Shaw
removing a square of Duncan Keith’s expostulate during 2:24 of a third period, 14
seconds after Colaiacovo sat for high sticking.
Raffl’s wrister from a right wing, a man-advantage pen with 4:05 left in
regulation, effectively hermetic a outcome.
Simmonds put a hosts on a house during 7:20, holding a Matt Read cross-ice pass
and violence Crawford from a right side. Shaw could have evened things for
a Blackhawks, though missed a wide-open net roughly one notation later.
Crawford was pointy to stop a Sean Couturier shot with his glove to deflect off a
3-on-1 with dual mins left in a initial and Mason had his spin shortly
afterward by denying Shaw off a 2-on-1.
Philadelphia extended a regular-season home win strain opposite Chicago to 11
games, given a detriment on Nov. 9, 1996 (4-1) … Simmonds’ idea was his 100th as
a Flyer … Bernie Parent (11/1/73; 2/3/77) and Robert Esche (10/30/06) remain
a usually Flyers netminders to vacant a Blackhawks in Philly … Chicago
defenseman Kimmo Timonen returned to Philadelphia for a initial time given a
trade-deadline understanding sent him to a new two-time Stanley Cup champions. He
available dual blocked shots in 17:25 of ice time … Read and Michael Del Zotto
any picked adult dual assists for a hosts.