Flyers Vs. Islanders Final Score: Philadelphia Wins 3-2 In Uniondale

Sergei Bobrovsky improved to 7-0 all time against the New York Islanders after recording 33 saves Thursday night in Uniondale. The Philadelphia Flyers are now 26-12-4 on the season following the win.

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Flyers Vs. Islanders: Philadelphia Players Praise Sergei Bobrovsky's Performance In Goal

The Philadelphia Flyers didn't play a perfect game to beat the New York Islanders on Thursday night, 3-2. They didn't need to. Not at the rate goalie Sergei Bobrovsky was turning away shots.

Bobrovsky stopped 33 of New York's 35 shots, including a penalty shot just 2:49 into the game, and pitched a shutout for the first two periods. It was on his back that Philadelphia overcame a 35-22 shot disadvantage.

"He was amazing," said center Max Talbot. "He won the game for us. He made the big saves at the right moments and he's a big reason we won the game."

"Bob was unbelievable for us. He kept us in the game," said defenseman Andrej Meszaros. "We scored a few goals and we won the game, but the effort wasn't where we wanted it to be."

"He was terrific," coach Peter Laviolette said. "He looked really sharp, I thought, through the entire game. And he's looked that way for his last 10 starts or so. He did a good job."

VIEW A CSN PHILLY VIDEO ABOUT BOBROVSKY'S PERFORMANCE.

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Flyers Vs. Islanders Final Score: Philadelphia Wins 3-2 With Big Game From Sergei Bobrovsky

Sergei Bobrovsky pitched a shutout through two periods for the Philadelphia Flyers before Kyle Okposo got the New York Islanders on the scoreboard early in the third. By then, the Flyers had already established a 2-0 lead and firm control of the game despite being significantly outshot.

The Islanders enjoyed a 35-22 advantage on shots on goal, but Bobrovsky simply could not be beat for the first two periods of the game. He stuffed Michael Grabner on a penalty shot just 2:49 into the first period for perhaps the biggest plays of the game.

Scott Hartnell put the Flyers on the board first with a powerplay goal late in the first period off of a pass from Jaromir Jagr. Wayne Simmonds put the Flyers up 2-0 in the second for his 11th goal of the season. Sean Couturier registered what would technically be the game winner at the 18:30 mark in the third period to put the Flyers up 3-1. John Tavares scored with 17 seconds left in the game for the Islanders to make the score more respectable.

Head over to the SB Nation blog Broad Street Hockey for everything Flyers. For more on the Islanders, check out Lighthouse Hockey. Be sure to tune into SB Nation New York as well for more updates.

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Flyers Look To Continue Dominance Over Islanders Tonight

The Philadelphia Flyers have not lost to the New York Islanders in 22 of their last 23 meetings, and on Thursday the Flyers look to continue their dominance when they visit the Isles in a Eastern Conference Atlantic Division match up (7 p.m. on COMCAST).

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