Two power-play goals help Flyers beat Lightning 3-1

TAMPA, Fla. – Steve Mason made 18 saves, Sam Gagner and Matt Read both scored power-play goals and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-1 on Friday night.

Brayden Schenn also scored for the Flyers. Philadelphia had been off since beating the Lightning 4-2 Monday night in Philadelphia to end Tampa Bay’s franchise-record nine-game winning streak.

The victory moved the Flyers within two points of Detroit for the second Eastern Conference wild-card spot.

The Lightning, second in the Atlantic Division, got a goal from Brian Boyle, and Ben Bishop made 19 saves. Tampa Bay is 0-2-1 since their long winning stretch was stopped.

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