Voracek scores twice, Flyers beat Hurricanes 6-3

Philadelphia Flyers' Matt Read, right, celebrates his goal on Carolina Hurricanes' Eddie Lack, left, during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) Jakub Voracek scored twice and the Philadelphia Flyers pulled away from the road-weary Carolina Hurricanes for a 6-3 victory on Saturday night.

Wayne Simmonds and Shayne Gostisbehere each had a goal and an assist, and the Flyers won for the first time at home this season and snapped a three-game winless streak.

Brandon Manning and Matt Read also scored for the Flyers. Steve Mason made 27 saves for his first win of the season.

Justin Faulk, Jordan Staal and Lee Stempniak scored for the Hurricanes, who fell to 1-2-2 on the fifth stop of their season-opening six-game road trip. Eddie Lack made 21 saves.