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Philadelphia 3, Detroit 2

  |   Jan. 11, 2003 at 4:20 PM
PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Michal Handzus scored 41 seconds into the second period Saturday and the Philadelphia Flyers held on for their sixth straight win, 3-2 over the Detroit Red Wings.

Handzus also assisted on rookie Radovan Somik's second goal of the season that tied the score, 1-1, at 7:46 of the first period.It came 15 seconds after rookie Henrik Zetterberg gave the Red Wings the lead with his eighth goal.

Jeremy Roenick snapped the tie with 1:52 left in the first.

Roman Cechmanek stopped 13-of-14 shots over the first two periods and improved to 15-9-5.

Cechmanek allowed Brett Hull's goal 62 seconds into the third period but made a glove save on a bouncing wrist shot by the right winger with 45.9 seconds remaining to preserve the win.

The Flyers also won six in a row from Oct. 24-Nov. 5.

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