Crosby had two goals and an assist. Ziggy Palffy, Erik Christensen, John LeClair and Ryan Malone all had one assist apiece, and goalie Marc-Andre Fleury made 45 saves for Pittsburgh (6-8-6), which snapped a two-game skid.
Starting goaltender Jocelyn Thibault sustained an undisclosed injury during pre-game warm-ups and was taken to a Philadelphia-area hospital.
The Penguins went 1-for-7 on the power play while the Flyers were 2-for-7. Philadelphia won the shots on goal battle by a wide, 47-29 margin.
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