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NHL: Philadelphia 4, Minnesota 1

  |   Dec. 23, 2013 at 11:26 PM
PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Wayne Simmonds scored a pair of goals Monday and the Philadelphia Flyers went into the holiday break with a 4-1 victory over Minnesota.

Luke Schenn and Claude Giroux also scored and Jakub Voracek provided two assists as the Flyers reeled off a ninth straight home win -- their longest such streak since 2005.

Steve Mason turned aside 26-of-27 shots for Philadelphia, which is off until Friday when it begins a six-game road trip.

Mikael Granlund got the only goal for Minnesota, which dropped a third straight on the road and fifth in seven games overall.

Niklas Backstrom made 27 saves.

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