Philadelphia 8, Carolina 1

Boxscore | Recap
Thursday, November 11, 2010 7:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Philadelphia 10-4-2-0 6-3-0-0 4-1-2-0 W1
Carolina 8-8-0-0 4-3-0-0 4-5-0-0 L1

Recap

Jeff Carter recorded a natural hat trick and Daniel Briere had two goals and an assist to lead the visiting Philadelphia Flyers to an 8-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday night.

Rookie Sergei Bobrovsky improved to 9-2-1 on the season with 35 saves while captain Mike Richards, Scott Hartnell and Nikolay Zherdev also scored for the Atlantic Division-leading Flyers.

Briere got Philadelphia on the board at 7:57 of the first period before Carter took over.

Carter then cleaned up veteran defenseman Chris Pronger's point shot on the power play for his first of the night with 1:18 remaining in the opening period.

Carter struck again less than two minutes into the second period on a play that Claude Giroux set up with some good work down low in Carolina’s zone. He then chased Cam Ward from the game with a short-side wrist shot. Ward only made nine saves before getting the hook in the second period.

Justin Peters came on and gave up four more goals on 13 shots, while Chad LaRose had Carolina’s only goal, breaking Bobrovsky’s shutout at 8:44 of the third period.

Top Game Performances

Philadelphia   Carolina
Jeff Carter 3 Points Chad Larose 1
Jeff Carter 3 Goals Chad Larose 1
Claude Giroux 2 Assists Anton Babchuk 1
Jeff Carter 2 Power Play Goals N/A
Mike Richards 1 Short Handed Goals N/A
Sergei Bobrovsky .972 Save Percentage Justin Peters .692
Sergei Bobrovsky 35 Saves Justin Peters 9

Team Stats Summary

 
Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Philadelphia 26 8 2-2 4-4 13 39
Carolina 36 1 0-4 0-2 9 28

Upcoming Games

  • Carolina will play their next game on the road against Carolina . The Hurricanes have a W/L % of .250 after a win and .714 after a loss.
  • Philadelphia will play their next game at home against Florida . The Flyers have a W/L % of .556 after a win and .667 after a loss.
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