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Blues 4, Flyers 2: Late Mixup Puts Nail In Philly Coffin

The Philadelphia Flyers dropped their second straight game Saturday night and came away without a victory for the third time in four games after falling at home to the St. Louis Blues, 4-2.

The Philadelphia Flyers dropped their second straight game Saturday night and came away without a victory for the third time in four games after falling at home to the St. Louis Blues, 4-2.

Despite finding themselves in an early two-goal hole, the Flyers drew to within one during the game's final period due to a video-review goal by Matt Carle with just under seven minutes to play. It was then that Philadelphia was ultimately done in by a costly miscommunication between goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov and defenseman Braydon Coburn. As Bryzgalov tried to push the puck off to Coburn, St. Louis' Matt D'Agostini stole it in front of goal and scored the goal that sealed the Blues' victory.

The Flyers had 36 shots on goal to the Blues' 25, but St. Louis goalie Brian Elliott kept the visitors in the game with a 34-save performance. The only Flyer other than Carle to beat him was Danny Briere, who scored his second goal of the season with a wrist shot in the first minute of the second period. He also assisted on Carle's goal. The loss dropped Philadelphia's home record to 1-2-1.

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