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NHL: Philadelphia 2, Florida 1

Oct. 8, 2013 at 10:34 PM   |   Comments

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Brayden Schenn and Braydon Coburn each scored a first-period goal Tuesday and Philadelphia held on to down Florida 2-1 in new Coach Craig Berube's debut.

The Flyers opened the scoring 4:49 into the game when Jakob Voracek's shot rebounded off the end boards straight to Schenn in the slot, who sent it home for a quick goal.

Coburn doubled the advantage less the 3 minutes later when his long wrist shot from above the right circle caught Panthers netminder Tim Thomas out of position.

The 39-year-old goaltender dove awkwardly on the play and left the game with lower-body injury after surrendering two goals on five shots.

Steve Mason stopped 33-of-34 shots as Philadelphia won its first game of the season after an 0-3-0 start under former Coach Peter Laviolette, who was fired Monday and replaced by Berube.

Brad Boyes scored and backup goalie Jacob Markstrom stopped all 25 shots he faced for Florida, which dropped to 1-2-0.

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