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Philadelphia Flyers (5-3)


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vs. Fla 
W 5-1
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vs. Nsh 
L 0-1
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vs. Edm 
W 2-1
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@ Ott 
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Simmonds' goal gives Flyers win over Oilers

(TSX / STATS) -- PHILADELPHIA -- Wayne Simmonds netted his team-high sixth goal of the season with 2:15 remaining in regulation to give the Philadelphia Flyers a 2-1 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday afternoon at the Wells Fargo Center.

Center Claude Giroux also scored for the Flyers (5-3-0) and goaltender Brian Elliott stopped 23 of 24 shots to pick up his fourth win of the season (4-1-0). The win was the Flyers' third in four games.

Patrick Maroon scored the only goal for the Oilers (2-5-0), who have dropped five of their last six games after starting the season with a win over Calgary. Oilers captain Connor McDavid was held without a point for just the second time in seven games.

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Leaders
Points: S. Gostisbehere11
Plus/Minus: S. Couturier9
Shots on Goal: J. Voracek23
PIM: R. Gudas18
Win: B. Elliott4
Shutouts: None 
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 28 (7)
Shots: 260 (15)
PP%: 24.2% (8)
Penalty Minutes: 79 (18)
Assists: 48 (8)
SH Goals: 1 (14)
Standings
Metropolitan Division
  W L OTL Pts
New Jersey 6 2 0 12
Pittsburgh 5 3 1 11
Philadelphia 5 3 0 10
Columbus 5 3 0 10
NY Islanders 4 3 1 9
Washington 4 4 1 9
Carolina 3 2 1 7
NY Rangers 2 5 2 6
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 18 (28)
Shots Against: 228 (23)
PK%: 80.0% (18)
Penalty Minutes: 87 (14)
Shutouts: 0 (27)
Sv%: 0.921 (7)
Injuries
Date Player Status
10/22 A. MacDonald Lower-body injury (day-to-day)
10/21 T. Leier Upper-body injury (day-to-day)
10/19 J. Weal Upper-body injury (day-to-day)
10/4 C. McDonald Lower-body injury (IR)
10/4 A. Stolarz Knee (IR)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
10/19 M. Read Called up from minors from Lehigh Valley-AHL
10/11 S. Morin Sent to minors Lehigh Valley-AHL
10/9 D. Tokarski Traded for future considerations
10/3 M. Read Sent to minors Lehigh Valley-AHL
10/2 O. Lindblom Sent to minors Lehigh Valley-AHL
9/27 M. Vorobyov Sent to minors Lehigh Valley-AHL
9/27 M. Vecchione Sent to minors Lehigh Valley-AHL
9/26 M. Vorobyov Called up from minors from Lehigh Valley-AHL
9/23 P. Varone Sent to minors Lehigh Valley-AHL
9/23 G. Carey Sent to minors Lehigh Valley-AHL
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