The Philadelphia Flyers came back home and tried to end their losing streak. After falling behind 2-0, and then 3-1, they battled all the way back with Nolan Patrick playing hero in the final seconds to send the game into overtime.
Unfortunately the Flyers couldn’t squeak out the win in overtime or a shootout, but they did get that point thanks to Patrick’s heroics.
Let’s get to it.
Wayne Simmonds and Alex Burrows got into it early, leading to some physical play.
Even Shayne Gostisbehere was throwing the body.
Ivan Provorov got back to easily negate a rush.
But Matt Duchene made the Flyers pay. What a goal.
Then Derick Brassard quickly made it 2-0 as he jammed home a loose puck.
The Flyers trailed 2-0 after one period of play.
They picked it up in the beginning of the second.
Sean Couturier finished off a broken play with a goal from a sharp-angle.
A great rush, and the easy finish.
Celly hard, Coots.
Nolan Patrick nearly tied the game at two, but his shot rang off iron.
Then the Senators got one back.
Brassard fed Chris Didomenico for a two-on-one goal.
Matt Duchene appeared to score another highlight-reel goal in the final seconds…
…But the Flyers won the challenge for offside.
The Flyers trailed 3-1 after two periods of play.
They continued piling up chances in the 3rd period, but Craig Anderson had the answers.
Anderson couldn’t stop this one though, as a double deflection found twine.
Scott Laughton got it!
The Flyers trailed into the final seconds, but the rookie played hero.
Nolan Patrick buried a rebound with 2.6 seconds left!
The shot by Gostisbehere and goal by Patrick!
And the celly!
The game headed to overtime, and then a shootout.
Michal Neuvirth robbed Matt Duchene early in the shootout.
Mike Hoffman ended it with a filthy goal.
But after several rounds, Ottawa netted the only goal and took the game, 4-3.
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