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Scott Laughton's 2 first period goals, Carter Hart carry Flyers to 4-2 victory over the Jets
Scott Laughton's 11th & 12th goals of the season gave the Flyers a 2-0 lead in the first period. He would finish +3 with a hit and 3 blocked shots in 17 minutes of ice time against the Jets.
Justin Braun registered 3 assist, was +2 with a hit and 2 blocked shots against the Jets on Saturday.
Robert Hagg registered 7 hits and 3 blocked shots, while playing even in 15 minutes of ice time against the Oilers.
What's the key to the Flyers drive for a playoff spot?
Need to get that extra scoring from the 3rd and 4th lines 31.58% (6 votes)
Carter Hart needs to come back and dominate 26.32% (5 votes)
Need the veterans to score on a consistent basis 21.05% (4 votes)
Everyone needs to stay healthy and we'll get in 15.79% (3 votes)
The power play needs to pick it up (currently middle of the pack) 5.26% (1 votes)
Total Votes: 19
They need the lower lines to start converting for sure.
Flyers vs Sharks
The Flyers beat the Jets to give them their first 3 game wins streak since December.
They are getting amazing play from the bottom two lines on Saturday they generated 3 goals. Laughton scored twice (11&12), Sean Couturier scored his 19th and Tyler Pitlick (7) scored on long range tip.
Carter Hart continued his fine play at home stopping 27 shots, allowing 1 even strength, and 1 power play goal.
The win put the Flyers 3 points out of first place behind the Caps and Pens who both have 80 points. Both teams have games in hand over the Flyers.
Against the Jets, Carter Hart allowed 2 goals on 29 shots. He is now 18-12-3 on the season, and 15-2-2 on home ice.
Robert Hagg registered his 10 assist of the season on the Pitlick goal. He finished +2 with 3 hits and 3 blocked shots on Saturday against the Jets.