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Flyers hit season high with 4th straight win

NEWARK, N.J. — Matt Read scored on a 2-on-1 break 3:24 into overtime and the Flyers beat the Devils 4-3 on Friday night for their season-high fourth straight win.

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Jakub Voracek set up power-play goals by red-hot Wayne Simmonds and Claude Giroux, and Michal Neuvirth made 15 saves while helping the Flyers to their third regulation win (3-10-2) over New Jersey since the start of the 2012-13 season.

Mike Cammalleri, Stefan Matteau and Kyle Palmieri scored for the Devils in a feisty game that featured a couple of scrums and one fight.

Read skated with Sean Couturier for his big 2-on-1 in OT. He faked several shots with defenseman Andy Greene taking away his passing lane and then fired the puck off goalie Cory Schneider's shoulder, with the shot crawling into the net for his fourth goal.

Cammalleri tied it with 1:01 left in regulation with a power-play goal on which the Devils had pulled Schneider for an extra skater. It was his 10th goal of the season and ended a streak of 24 straight penalty kills for the Flyers.

Lee Stempniak got the primary assist on Cammalleri's third goal in two games by kicking the puck from out in front of the net to his teammate in the left circle for a shot that beat Neuvirth.

The Flyers had taken a 3-2 lead with 10:30 left in the period on a rebound in close by Pierre-Edouard Bellemare.

Game highlights: Aleksander Barkov won it in the shootout and the Panthers beat the host Blue Jackets 2-1 to extend their winning streak to five games. The Panthers have also won five straight road games to tie the franchise mark set in 2007. … Evander Kane scored twice in the third period and Chad Johnson made 18 saves to help the host Sabres beat the Coyotes 5-2. The Sabres have had at least four goals in four straight games for the first time in nine seasons, and they have won three of their past four games.

Flyers 1 1 1 1 4
at Devils 1 0 2 0 3

First Period1, New Jersey, Matteau 1, 6:36. 2, Philadelphia, Simmonds 7 (Voracek, Giroux), 9:56 (pp). PenaltiesMedvedev, Phi (delay of game), 6:56; Greene, NJ (tripping), 9:43.

Second Period3, Philadelphia, Giroux 9 (Voracek, Gostisbehere), 7:12 (pp). PenaltiesMcDonald, Phi (interference), 3:07; Palmieri, NJ (hooking), 5:20; Greene, NJ (delay of game), 5:57; Laughton, Phi, major (fighting), 10:22; Farnham, NJ, major (fighting), 10:22; B.Schenn, Phi (elbowing), 19:51.

Third Period4, New Jersey, Palmieri 10 (Elias, Cammalleri), 1:55. 5, Philadelphia, Bellemare 2 (VandeVelde, Medvedev), 9:30. 6, New Jersey, Cammalleri 10 (Stempniak, Kennedy), 19:00 (pp). PenaltiesVandeVelde, Phi (roughing), 2:53; Farnham, NJ (roughing), 2:53; Simmonds, Phi (holding), 13:12; Tootoo, NJ (high-sticking), 13:12; Bellemare, Phi (tripping), 17:39.

Overtime7, Philadelphia, Read 4 (Del Zotto), 3:24. PenaltiesNone. Shots on GoalPhiladelphia 9-8-6-2—25. New Jersey 5-7-6-0—18. Power-play opportunitiesPhiladelphia 2 of 3; New Jersey 1 of 4. GoaliesPhiladelphia, Neuvirth 6-3-1 (18 shots-15 saves). New Jersey, Schneider 11-7-3 (25-21).

Panthers 0 1 0 0 2
at Blue Jackets 0 1 0 0 1
Panthers win shootout 2-1

First PeriodNone. PenaltiesTrocheck, Fla (high-sticking), 11:54; Jagr, Fla (high-sticking), 14:09; Murray, Clm (tripping), 19:11.

Second Period1, Florida, Trocheck 8 (B.Campbell, Kampfer), 1:16. 2, Columbus, Chaput 1 (Bodnarchuk, G.Campbell), 12:49. PenaltiesNone.

Third PeriodNone. PenaltiesPirri, Fla (high-sticking), 14:04; Mitchell, Fla (cross-checking), 15:59.

OvertimeNone. PenaltiesColumbus bench, served by Johansen (too many men), 2:07.

ShootoutFlorida 2 (Pirri NG, Trocheck NG, Huberdeau G, Barkov G), Columbus 1 (Johansen NG, Atkinson G, Wennberg NG, Jenner NG). Shots on GoalFlorida 15-10-5-2—32. Columbus 8-8-7-0—23. Power-play opportunitiesFlorida 0 of 2; Columbus 0 of 4. GoaliesFlorida, Montoya 3-1-1 (23 shots-22 saves). Columbus, Bobrovsky 10-12-1 (32-31).

at Sabres 0 2 3 5
Coyotes 1 0 1 2

First Period1, Arizona, Domi 9 (Hanzal, Elliott), 14:28. PenaltiesDuclair, Ari (tripping), 4:19.

Second Period2, Buffalo, Reinhart 7 (Ristolainen, Gorges), 7:17. 3, Buffalo, McGinn 5 (Eichel, Colaiacovo), 13:33. PenaltiesLarsson, Buf (hooking), 9:05; Downie, Ari (roughing), 15:12; Kane, Buf (interference), 17:39.

Third Period4, Buffalo, Kane 5 (Girgensons), 2:40 (sh). 5, Arizona, Domi 10, 6:42. 6, Buffalo, Foligno 2 (Deslauriers, Legwand), 11:44. 7, Buffalo, Kane 6 (Franson, R.O'Reilly), 19:08 (en). PenaltiesFoligno, Buf (high-sticking), 2:02. Shots on GoalArizona 7-7-6—20. Buffalo 7-10-11—28. Power-play opportunitiesArizona 0 of 3; Buffalo 0 of 2. GoaliesArizona, M.Smith 10-8-1 (27 shots-23 saves). Buffalo, Johnson 7-7-1 (20-18).

Flyers hit season high with 4th straight win 12/04/15 [Last modified: Friday, December 4, 2015 10:33pm]
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