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.