Posted March 02, 2013 on AP on Fox
Jakub Voracek and Wayne Simmonds had goals and Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 33 shots to help the Philadelphia Flyers defeat the Ottawa Senators 2-1 on Saturday. The win gave the Flyers a .500 record for the first time this season, at 11-11-1. Philadelphia has won five of its last seven games. Marc Methot scored for the Senators, who lost in regulation for the first time since Feb. 16. Goalie Ben Bishop had won his last four starts for Ottawa (12-7-3), posting 1.69 goals-against average during the stretch. But the Senators have had trouble scoring on the road and struggled to get quality chances against the Flyers. The Flyers started slowly, trapped in their own zone but the Senators were unable to take advantage. A hard hit on Senators defenseman Mike Lundin by winger Harry Zolnierczyk midway through the first period resulted in a five-minute major and game misconduct. Zolnierczyk appeared to leave his feet for the hit, which will automatically be reviewed by the league. Lundin did n...
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