Wrap: 10-Game Winless Streak Ends with 3-1 Win vs. Isles
Wrap: 10-Game Winless Streak Ends With 3-1 Win vs. Isles
The Philadelphia Flyers put an end to a 10-game winless streak with a 3-1 victory over the New York Islanders at the Well Fargo Center on Tuesday evening. The Islanders saw their four-game winning streak end.
Philly earned a 33-24 shot on goal advantage in the game. It was structured, hard-working effort up and down the lineup and the Flyers received rock solid goaltending when they needed it. Kevin Hayes (5-on-5 and empty net goals) and Lukas Sedlak (two assists, three shots on goal, 8-for-14 on faceoffs) led the way offensively.
The Flyers led 2-1 after the first period. A Noah Dobson power play goal (7th) on a 5-on-3 power play was answered by a Travis Sanheim shorthanded goal (2nd) during the remaining 5-on-4 time. At 9:45, Hayes tallied (7th) directly off a Sedlak faceoff win. It was Sedlak's second assist of the period.
The second period was scoreless. So was the third period until Hayes nailed down the win into an empty net in the final minute with his second goal (8th) of the game.
Carter Hart earned the win, stopping 23 of 24 shots. Ilya Sorokin received the hard-luck loss despite 30 saves on 32 shots.
The Flyers went 0-for-2 on the power play. The Islanders were 1-for-4 with a shorthanded goal allowed.
For an in-depth synopsis period by period, analysis, stats and highlights, see the Postgame 5
on PhiladelphiaFlyers.com. The Flyers will practice at the FTC in Voorhees on Wednesday and then host the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Wells Fargo Center on Thursday evening.