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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