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!

    

Related

    Sean Couturier returned and helped save the Flyers’ season

    Philadelphia Flyers logo
    Philadelphia Flyers

    Sean Couturier returned and helped save the Flyers’ season

    Adam Gretz
    via ProHockeyTalk

    Flyers Force a Game Six vs. Penguins

    NHL logo
    NHL

    Flyers Force a Game Six vs. Penguins

    Kyle Newport
    via Bleacher Report

    Matthews, Crosby Top List of NHL's Best-Selling Jerseys

    NHL logo
    NHL

    Matthews, Crosby Top List of NHL's Best-Selling Jerseys

    FanSided
    via FanSided

    Penguins won’t have Hornqvist; Flyers lineup murky for Game 5

    Philadelphia Flyers logo
    Philadelphia Flyers

    Penguins won’t have Hornqvist; Flyers lineup murky for Game 5

    James O'Brien
    via ProHockeyTalk