Flyers Beat Devils, 6-3

Flyers Devils Hockey

Wayne Simmonds and Nick Cousins scored 50 seconds apart in a four-goal third period and the  Flyers got a big game from its special teams in posting a 6-3 victory over New Jersey on Tuesday, snapping the Devils' three-game winning streak.

Rookie defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere extended his point scoring streak to 13 games with a goal, Brayden Schenn had a goal and two assists and Claude Giroux added three assists as the Flyers won for the second time in seven games (2-3-2). Jakub Voracek and Ryan White also scored in the third period and Michal Neuvirth made 21 saves.

Tyler Kennedy, Jordin Tootoo and Kyle Palmieri scored for the Devils.

Special teams were the difference. The Flyers killed 6 of 7 power plays and converted on 2 of 4 extra-man chances.

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