A winning streak!
The Philadelphia Flyers ended their homestand with another win, their third in a row, and are heading into the break on a high note.
New year, Neuvy.
Wayne Simmonds was getting ready for another weekend matinee.
Jake Voracek took an early penalty as he was called for hooking.
The Sabres got some scoring chances, but Michal Neuvirth stood tall in his crease.
The Flyers killed it off, but then Wayne Simmonds was called for “slashing.”
They killed it off again, thanks to Neuvirth’s glove.
What a save.
The bench loved it.
He continued to stand tall all period long.
Nolan Patrick circled around the zone and threw a shot on net, but it couldn’t find twine.
Searching for the deflection in front.
The Flyers and Sabres were scoreless after a sleepy first period.
They were called for another early penalty in a period, this time Andrew MacDonald was called for hooking.
It was a weak call, but they call count the same.
And Ryan O’Reilly made the Flyers pay with a top-shelf blast.
They got it right back, though.
Shayne Gostisbehere joined the rush and sniped a goal.
He started the rush with a great defensive play, and finished it with a nice shot.
What a shot.
Then they kept pushing.
Another goal for Couturier.
And another assist for Giroux (and Voracek).
Robert Hägg got into it with Evander Kane.
He just laughed in his face.
The Flyers nearly made it a 3-1 game on another power play, but Robin Lehner stoned Simmonds.
What a save.
Travis Konecny isn’t afraid of anyone.
Feisty Konecny is my favorite Konecny.
The Flyers led 2-1 after two periods of play.
Jori Lehtera sent Tyrell Goulbourne on a rush as he turned on the jets, but he couldn’t hit the net.
Claude Giroux sent a great pass to Robert Hagg down low, and he stunned Lehner with a shot to the neck.
Michal Neuvirth sprawled in the crease for an awkward save, and ended up in an awkward position.
The Sabres pushed hard late, but the Flyers were able to hit the empty net on the first try.
Couturier for his second of the game!
Then Provorov to make it 4-1!
Czech it out!
Jake loves it!
Simmer hugs are the best hugs.
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