Giroux scores twice, Flyers beat Penguins 3-2
Claude Giroux scored short-handed and on a power play and rookie
Sergei Bobrovsky made 26 saves to win in Pittsburgh for the second
time in three weeks, leading the Flyers to a 3-2 victory over the
Penguins on Friday night.
Kris Letang gave the Penguins an early 1-0 lead, but they
repeatedly squandered chances to take control by going 0 for 6 on
the power play. They are 0 for 20 in four games, three of them
With the teams tied at 1, Daniel Carcillo redirected Matt
Carle’s soft wrist shot between Marc-Andre Fleury’s pads 13:34 into
the second period and the Flyers never trailed again.
Giroux sealed it midway through the third with his sixth goal,
punching the puck past Fleury after a scramble in front of the
Pittsburgh net in which three Flyers players had scoring chances.
The power play was created by a penalty for too many men on the
Tyler Kennedy scored off a one-timer of Sidney Crosby’s
cross-ice pass with 45 seconds remaining, but it was too late for
the Penguins as they dropped their third in a row.