facebook
twitter
search
search

NHL: Philadelphia 5, Washington 1

Dec. 13, 2011 at 10:00 PM

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Marc-Andre Bourdon set off a flurry of three second-period goals Tuesday that carried the Philadelphia Flyers to 5-1 spanking of Washington.

Wayne Simmonds and Max Talbot also scored during the big period, as the Flyers stretched their season-high winning streak to six games.

Advertisement

Philadelphia won for the eighth time in nine contests with the help of goals from Scott Hartnell and Jakub Voracek, while Matt Carle and James van Riemsdyk contributed two assists each.

Ilya Bryzgalov earned the victory, turning aside 31-of-32 shots.

Capitals counterpart Tomas Vokoun was yanked after two periods. He let in four goals on 21 shots, with Michal Neuvirth stopping 11 shots in relief.

Jeff Halpern got Washington's goal.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
WATCH: Umpire exits after hit in head with bat
Michael Jordan vetoed a Tracy McGrady for Scottie Pippen trade
WATCH: Irish soccer fans dent car roof, immediately fix it
Paulina Gretzky's dress upstages Dustin Johnson's U.S. Open win
Swedish soccer player removed from game for farting
Videos