Florida 3, Philadelphia 2

Thursday, February 7, 2013 7:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

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


Panthers 3, Flyers 2 (SO): Rookie Jonathan Huberdeau and Peter Mueller scored in the shootout and Jose Theodore stopped both attempts as visiting Florida exacted a measure of revenge for an early-season lopsided loss to Philadelphia.

Theodore finished with 30 saves and Jack Skille and Stephen Weiss collected their respective first goals of the season for the Panthers, who improved to 3-0-1 following a five-game losing skid.

Matt Read netted his team-leading fourth goal of the season and sixth in as many career games against Florida. Jakub Voracek also scored and Ilya Bryzgalov turned aside 22 shots for the Flyers, who fell to the Panthers for just the second time in eight meetings.

Weiss leveled the contest at 2-2 by scoring 10 seconds into the power play at 8:35 of the third period. After the game extended beyond overtime, Huberdeau used a brilliant deke to easily beat Bryzgalov before Theodore denied Read and captain Claude Giroux to end the contest.

Read, who registered his first career hat trick in a 7-1 win over Florida on Jan. 26, gave Philadelphia a 2-1 lead at 2:42 of the second period. Veteran Mike Knuble freed the puck in the crease and Read alertly lifted it under the crossbar from the doorstep.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Philadelphia signed D Kimmo Timonen to a one-year contract extension on Thursday. The team did not reveal terms of the deal, but multiple media outlets reported that the contract is worth $6 million. ... Florida C Tomas Fleischmann injured his shoulder early in the first period. He returned to the ice to start the second. ... Giroux had an assist on Voracek's first-period goal for his 250th career point.

Top Game Performances

Florida   Philadelphia
Dmitry Kulikov 2 Points Matt Read 1
Jack Skille 1 Goals Matt Read 1
Dmitry Kulikov 2 Assists Sean Couturier 1
Stephen Weiss 1 Power Play Goals Jakub Voracek 1
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Jose Theodore .938 Save Percentage Ilya Bryzgalov .917
Jose Theodore 30 Saves Ilya Bryzgalov 22

Team Stats Summary

Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Florida 24 3 1-4 3-4 8 26
Philadelphia 32 2 1-4 3-4 8 31

Upcoming Games

  • Philadelphia will play its next game at home against Carolina. The Flyers have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .333 after a loss.
  • Florida will play its next game on the road against Washington. The Panthers have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .333 after a loss.
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