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. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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