Flyers Wash Canes', Win Sixth Straight, Game Summary

Chris DiFrancescoAnalyst INovember 26, 2008

Flyers vs Hurricanes Game Summary: Goaltenders: PHI- Niittymaki  CAR: Ward

Puck Drop: 7:08

1st Period:

Penalty: PHI- Gratton-(5:00)-Fighting, 2:02. CAR-Brookbank-(5:00)-Fighting, 2:02. CAR-Pitkanen-(2:00)-High Sticking, 3:45. PHI-Coburn-(2:00)-Hooking, 10:13. PHI-Alberts-Tripping-(2:00), 15:20.

Goals: PHI: Gagne (12) Even Strength, Assists- Carter (5), Hartnell (7), 5:52.  

Power Plays: PHI: 0/1             CAR: 0/2

PK: PHI: 2/2   CAR: 1/1

Shots: PHI: 7 CAR: 1

Notes: Simon Gagne, with goal extends point streak to 9 games. Carolina’s Rod Brind’Amour entered tonight’s game with the NHL’s worst plus/minus.

2nd Period:

Penalty: PHI-Carle-(2:00)-Interference, 5:09. PHI-Richards-(2:00)-Hooking, 16:38.

Goals: CAR: Larose (7), Assists-Cullen (2), Corvo (5)

PP: PHI:          CAR: 0/2

PK: PHI: 0/2

Shots: PHI: 9  CAR: 17

3rd Period:

Penalty: PHI-Upshall-(2:00)-High Sticking, :24. CAR-Staal-(2:00)-Hooking, :30.

Goals: PHI-Carle (1), Assists- Gagne (17), Carter (7), 2:05. PHI- Gagne-(13), Unassisted, 19:59

PP: PHI: 0/1                CAR: 0/1

PK: PHI: 1/1               CAR: 1/1

Final Score: Flyers- 3

                    Hurricanes- 1

Total Shots- PHI: 27      CAR: 28

Final Notes: Simon Gagne had three points which now puts him at 30 points on the season. Only Evgeni Malkin is ahead of him. The Flyers have now won six games in a row. The Flyers record is now 11-6-4. More on this game tomorrow after I get the quotes from the locker room right now. Goodnight from Carolina everybody. Happy Thanksgiving!