NHL: Philadelphia 8, Pittsburgh 2

Dec. 11, 2007 at 10:49 PM

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Joffrey Lupul and R.J. Umberger both scored hat tricks Tuesday, fueling the Philadelphia Flyers' 8-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Lupul had a career-high, six-point night with his three goals and three assists. Umberger also added two assists, while Mike Richards had three assists for the Flyers.

Mike Knuble had a goal and an assist for Philadelphia, which ended a five-game losing streak at home. Martin Biron made 20 saves.

Ryan Whitney and Petr Sykora scored for Pittsburgh, and Sidney Crosby had two assists for the Penguins, who had a three-game win streak snapped.

Dany Sabourin started as goalie for Pittsburgh in place of the injured Marc-Andre Fleury and allowed five goals on 25 shots over the first two periods. Ty Conklin replaced Sabourin at the start of the third, finishing with 12 saves.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Cowherd has very awkward interview with Michigan's Harbaugh
UPI Horse Racing Weekend Preview
Report: QB Miller to stay at Ohio State
Venable, San Diego Padres pass St. Louis Cardinals
A-Rod, New York Yankees negotiating compromise over HR bonus