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SportSurging Flyers beat Red Wings 3-1 for 12th win in 14 games

05:05  18 february  2019
05:05  18 february  2019 Source:   ap.org

Good and bad of Flyers’ remarkable winning streak

Good and bad of Flyers’ remarkable winning streak Seven straight wins for Philly, six for Carter Hart.

DETROIT (AP) Carter Hart bounced back from his worst performance in the NHL with one of his best, flourishing as he played on consecutive days for the first time in the league.

Philadelphia has won 12 of its last 14 games , moving into contention for a wild card in the Eastern Conference playoffs or perhaps for one of the three guaranteed postseason spots available in the Metropolitan Division. "No team goes on a stretch like this without strong goaltending," Gordon said.

DETROIT (AP) -- Ivan Provorov scored a tiebreaking goal early in the third period and Oskar Lindblom had two goals, lifting the surging Philadelphia Flyers to a 3-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday night.

Toffoli leads Kings to shootout victory, ends Flyers' streak

Toffoli leads Kings to shootout victory, ends Flyers' streak Tyler Toffoli scored the clinching goal in a shootout to lead the Los Angeles Kings to a 3-2 victory over Philadelphia, snapping the Flyers' eight-game winning streak. Adrian Kempe and Austin Wagner scored in regulation for Los Angeles, which won its third straight and fourth in five games. "Just the feeling of winning hockey games, it's the best feeling as a hockey player in the world," Kings defenseman Drew Doughty said. "When you do it, you want to keep having that feeling every single night. Before the game we said, `Let's have that feeling we had the other night.' And we got it again. We're all pumped in here.

Philadelphia has won 12 of its last 14 games , moving into contention for a wild card in the Eastern Conference playoffs or perhaps for one of the three guaranteed postseason spots available in the Metropolitan Division. "No team goes on a stretch like this without strong goaltending," Gordon said.

Surging Flyers beat Red Wings 3 - 1 for 12 th win in 14 games . The breakout rookie had 37 saves to help the surging Philadelphia Flyers beat Detroit 3 - 1 on Sunday night after he gave up a career-high five goals in an overtime win against the Red Wings the previous day.

The Flyers have won 12 of their last 14 games, moving into contention for a wild card in the Eastern Conference playoffs or perhaps for one of the three guaranteed postseason spots available in the Metropolitan Division.

BOX SCORE: FLYERS 3, RED WINGS 1

Lindblom scored early in the game and had an empty-net goal with 1:26 left. Rookie Carter Hart finished with 37 saves.

Darren Helm tied the game early in the second period and on a night the Red Wings failed to score despite a lot of shots.

Jonathan Bernier started and stopped 10 shots in the first period for the Red Wings before leaving the game with an upper-body injury. He was replaced by Jimmy Howard.

The Red Wings have lost five of seven, moving closer to being eliminated from postseason race for a third straight year.

Murray, Crosby lead Penguins past Flyers 4-1

Murray, Crosby lead Penguins past Flyers 4-1 Matt Murray made 50 saves and Sidney Crosby had a goal and an assist to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 4-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday night. 

The Rays have won 12 of 14 and are off to the best start in the team's 13-season history. Nevertheless, attendance for the opener of a two- game series against another first-place team drew an announced crowd of 10,825 to Tropicana Field. Davis weathered a shaky five innings to win his second straight

Boston won for the 12 th time in 14 games and has scored 34 runs in its last three . Tim Wakefield (2- 1 ) picked up his 195th victory, allowing two runs on BLUE JAYS 4, WHITE SOX 2 Yunel Escobar’s run-scoring double broke a 2-2 tie in the seventh inning as host Toronto ended a three -game losing streak.

NOTES: Flyers D Philippe Myers made his NHL debut. ... Red Wings C Frans Nielsen returned to the lineup after being out for one game with a stomach virus. ... Since Jan. 14, Carter has won 10 of 11 games.

UP NEXT

Flyers: Host Tampa Bay on Tuesday night.

Red Wings: Host Chicago on Wednesday night.

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