PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Matt Read and Sean Couturier each had a goal and an assist to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-1 win over the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night.
Wayne Simmonds added a power-play goal for the Flyers, and Jakub Voracek scored an empty-netter late in the third period to seal the win.READ MORE: Open For Business: Spike's Trophies Focusing On Wins After Dealing With Major Losses During Pandemic
Martin Havlat scored for the Devils.
The Flyers opened a four-game homestand with a needed win after dropping four of five on the road. Three of the four losses were by one goal.READ MORE: Philadelphia Agrees To Equip All Officers With Tasers Year After Police Killing Of Walter Wallace Jr.
The Flyers have dropped to the bottom portion of the Eastern Conference and need to make the most of their upcoming home games to jump back into the playoff race.
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