Flyers Slip Past Islanders in 2OT

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Ivan Provorov scored at 15:03 of the second overtime and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the New York Islanders 5-4 to force a deciding Game 7.

Kevin Hayes, James van Riemsdyk, Michael Raffl and Scott Laughton also scored for Philadelphia, and Carter Hart made a career-high 49 saves.

The Flyers won a third overtime game in a post-season series for the first time.

Mathew Barzal and Derick Brassard each had a goal and an assist, and Anders Lee and Matt Martin also scored for New York, which trailed 2-0 midway through the first period before taking leads of 3-2 and 4-3.

Game 7 is Saturday, with the winner advancing to face Tampa Bay in the conference finals.

 


with files from    (The Associated Press)