Stat Trick: Philadelphia Flyers 2, New York Isles 1

Posted: 27th December 2009 by Eric Hornick in NHL
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Jeff Carter's goal with 3:07 to play in the second period broke a 1-1 tie and the Flyers held on for a 2-1 victory over the Islanders.áThe win is the Flyers' 13th straight over the Islanders, which is the longest active streak for one team against another in the NHL.á On to the trick:á 1.á The Flyers grabbed an early lead when Danny Briere scored less than two minutes into play.á It was Briere's 13th goal of the season and hisá11th goal in 27ácareer games against the Isles.á Briere had a second goal waved off in the third period when it was determined that he had directed the puck into the goal with a distinct kicking motion.á 2.á Jon Sim tied the game with a goal early in the second period, off a great (and barely legal) pass by Mark Streit.á Streit's pass was ruled to be below ...

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