Cal Clutterbuck

Flyers score 4 second-period goals en route to 6-4 win vs. Islanders

Flyers score 4 second-period goals en route to 6-4 win vs. Islanders

If the Flyers could face the defense-challenged New York Islanders every night, their scoring struggles would surely end.

Michael Raffl, Wayne Simmonds, and Ivan Provorov scored goals in a 4-minute, 48-second span in the second period Thursday, keying the Flyers' 6-4 victory over the Islanders at the Wells Fargo Center.

The Islanders scored a pair of third-period goals to get within 5-4, but Provorov iced the win with an empty-net goal with 12.6 seconds remaining.

The Flyers, who in the first two periods looked quicker and had much more energy than in Tuesday's 5-1 spanking by visiting Pittsburgh, had been averaging just 1.9 goals in their last eight home...

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