Philadelphia Flyers - Carolina Canes Summary: Black Friday Turns Into OT Loss

Chris DiFrancescoAnalyst INovember 28, 2008

Flyers (11-6-1) vs. Hurricanes (11-10-2)- November 28, 2008-Wachovia Center

Notes: The Flyers today on a beautiful black Friday are wearing their new retro alternate jerseys. The Flyers are 5-4-1 at the Wachovia Center. Philadelphia has earned 15 out of a possible 16 points after going 7-0-1 in their last eight contests. Eight of the Flyers last 12 games have been decided by one goal.

Simon Gagne who is coming in as the NHL's second leading scorer, has registered at least a point in 18 of the games he has appeared in this year. Jeff Carter has posted at least one point in his last four games.

Mike Richards has put up at least one point in 10 out of his last 13 games, recording 12 points. Martin Biron is 5-0-1 in his last six games, posting a 1.97 GAA and a .935 save percentage during that stretch.

Puck Drop: 1:08

Goaltenders: PHI: Martin Biron     CAR: Cam Ward

First Period

Penalties: CAR: Wallin-hooking-(2:00)-3:42. PHI-Gratton-Fighting-(5:00), CAR-Brookbank-Fighting-(5:00), 6:37.

Goals: PHI-Lupul (8) PP, Assists- Carter (3), Timonen (9), 4:07.

PP: PHI: 1/1   CAR:

PK: PHI:      CAR: 0/1

1st Period Shots: PHI: 5   CAR: 10

Notes: Lupul now has 3PP goals on the season.

Second Period

Penalty: PHI-Asham-Interference-(2:00), 2:53. PHI-Lupul-Bench Minor-(2:00), 5:32. CAR-Bayda-Tripping-(2:00), 10:27. PHI-Metropolit-Fighting-(5:00), CAR-Eaves-Fighting-(5:00), 18:10. CAR: Ruutu-Interference-(2:00), 18:53. PHI-Carter-Hooking-(2:00), 19:23 

Goals: CAR: Dwyer (1), Assists-Pitkanen(9), Seidenberg(10), 15:00. CAR: Ruutu(8), Assists-Seidenberg(11), Staal(7), 16:06. PHI: Carter (16) PP, Assists-Lupul(3), Carle(3), 19:14 

PP: PHI: 2/3  CAR: 0/2

PK: PHI: 2/2  CAR: 1/3

End of 2nd Period:

Shots: PHI: 14   CAR: 5

Third Period

Penalty:Hurricanes begin 3rd period with PP from Jeff Carter's hooking minor. CAR: Babchuk-Hooking-(2:00), 1:49. PHI-Hartnell-Slashing-(2:00), 12:47.

Goals: NONE

PP: PHI: 2/4   CAR: 0/4

PK: PHI: 4/4   CAR: 2/4

Notes: Scary moment for Flyers fans and anybody associated with Marty Biron. Biron caught a wrist shot off the right side of his mask, near the neck but stayed in the game.

Shots: PHI: 6  CAR: 11

Overtime: Flyers Overtime Rec: 3-4 Carolina Overtime Rec: 3-2

Penalty: NONE

Goal: Samsonov(2), Assists-Cullen(3), Corvo(6), 3:53

Hurricanes win!

Final Shots:

PHI: 26  CAR: 30


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