Hayes’ short-handed goal helps Flyers beat Capitals 3-2
Robert Hagg and Travis Konecny also scored for the Flyers, who improved their NHL-best home record to 14-2-4. The Flyers returned to Philadelphia after losing five of six games on a disappointing road trip.
Carter Hart made 26 saves for Philadelphia while upping his home mark to 12-1-2.
The Flyers, who were home for the first time in 16 days, play the next two and five of six in Philadelphia.
Matthews had two goals, including the tying score with 14 seconds left in the third period. Dmytro Timashov also had a goal.
Matthews joined Washington’s Alex Ovechkin as the only active players to start their NHL careers with four consecutive seasons with 30 goals or more. He’s also the first player in Maple Leafs history to accomplish the feat.
Frederik Andersen stopped 25 shots two days after being pulled in the second period of the Maple Leafs’ 6-4 loss to Edmonton.
Dallas has come from behind for all the wins on its current streak, and this was only the second time the Stars didn’t trail going into the third period.
Jonathan Quick stopped 30 shots for Los Angeles, which has dropped three straight and six of eight.