Philadelphia 5, Carolina 1

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, October 29, 2011 7:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

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

Recap

Claude Giroux scored a goal and set up three others and Jaromir Jagr scored twice during a four-goal third period as the Philadelphia Flyers skated to a 5-1 home triumph over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday.
 
Scott Hartnell netted his fourth goal in as many games and Max Talbot added a shorthanded marker for Philadelphia, which posted its second win in six contests (2-4-0) and defeated Carolina for the 15th time in 18 games.
 
After being admittedly "terrible" and having "zero confidence" in himself following Thursday's wild 9-8 loss to the Winnipeg Jets, Ilya Bryzgalov showed why the Flyers signed him to a nine-year, $51 million deal on Saturday. The Russian rebounded after yielding Jussi Jokinen's second-period goal before slamming the door for his first win since Oct. 12. He finished with 24 saves.
 
With the game tied at 1-1, Jagr extended his points streak to four games after snapping a wrist shot past former Flyers netminder Brian Boucher just 39 seconds into the third period.
 
Talbot doubled the advantage at 5:46 after cleaning up a shot by Giroux, who then gave Philadelphia a 4-1 edge just 1:50 later by wristing a shot past Boucher.
 
Boucher finished with 29 saves for Carolina, which suffered its fourth loss in five games (1-2-2).

Top Game Performances

Carolina   Philadelphia
Jussi Jokinen 1 Points Claude Giroux 4
Jussi Jokinen 1 Goals Jaromir Jagr 2
Chad Larose 1 Assists Claude Giroux 3
N/A Power Play Goals N/A
N/A Short Handed Goals Maxime Talbot 1
Brian Boucher .853 Save Percentage Ilya Bryzgalov .960
Brian Boucher 29 Saves Ilya Bryzgalov 24

Team Stats Summary

 
Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Carolina 25 1 0-3 5-5 10 39
Philadelphia 34 5 0-5 3-3 6 23

Upcoming Games

  • Philadelphia will play their next game on the road against Philadelphia . The Flyers have a W/L % of .400 after a win and .667 after a loss.
  • Carolina will play their next game at home against Tampa Bay . The Hurricanes have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .286 after a loss.
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