Sports Large Right Rail Promo

NHL on Twitter

National Hockey League
Philadelphia 6, Toronto 1
When: 7:00 PM ET, Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Where: Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Referees: Dan O'Rourke, Tim Peel
Linesmen: Derek Amell, Pierre Racicot
Attendance: 15811

Travis Konecny had one goal and one assist to lift the host Philadelphia Flyers past the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-1 on Tuesday.

Scott Laughton, Claude Giroux, Joel Farabee, Shayne Gostisbehere and James van Riemsdyk each added a goal, while Phil Myers had three assists for the Flyers, who won their fifth in a row. The Flyers also improved to 9-1-4 at home.

Flyers goaltender Carter Hart stopped 27 shots.

Travis Dermott scored the lone goal for the Maple Leafs, who fell to 0-8-1 when trailing after two periods.

Maple Leafs goaltender Frederik Andersen made 23 saves.

The Maple Leafs received the initial power play of the game at 13:17 of the first period and Hart came up big with three consecutive saves against John Tavares during one frenetic sequence.

Morgan Frost fired a slap shot, which Andersen bobbled and then ultimately stopped with 19.4 seconds left in the first.

Toronto's Andreas Johnsson skated free all alone at 4:16 of the second, but Hart turned aside his shot.

The Flyers struck first at 8:49 of the second period as Laughton received Kevin Hayes' bouncing pass in front and knocked the puck into the net for a 1-0 lead.

Philadelphia's Oskar Lindblom nearly gave the Flyers a two-goal advantage as he hit the far post with 3:38 remaining in the second.

Justin Holl then had a terrific scoring chance for Toronto with 1:54 left in the period but Hart made yet another tough save, his 23rd of the game.

The Maple Leafs equalized at 1 when Dermott capitalized on a loose puck and tapped it through Hart's pads at 8:38 of the third.

Philadelphia regained the lead at 2-1 just 1:22 later when Giroux scored his ninth goal of the season.

Konecny gave the Flyers a 3-1 advantage at 16:32 when he recorded his 10th goal of the season as he skated in with Giroux on a two-on-one and fired the puck past Andersen.

Farabee added an empty net goal, while Gostisbehere and van Riemsdyk each added late goals as well.

--Field Level Media

Top Game Performances
Toronto   Philadelphia
Travis Dermott 1 Points Philippe Myers 3
Travis Dermott 1 Goals Shayne Gostisbehere 1
Jason Spezza 1 Assists Philippe Myers 3
N/A Power Play Goals N/A
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Frederik Andersen .821 Save Percentage Carter Hart .964
Frederik Andersen 23 Saves Carter Hart 27
Team Stats Summary
Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Toronto 28 1 0-1 3-3 6 20
Philadelphia 29 6 0-3 1-1 2 30
Upcoming Games
  • Philadelphia will play their next game at home against Arizona. The Flyers have a W/L % of .667 after a win and .462 after a loss.
  • Toronto will play their next game at home against Colorado. The Maple Leafs have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .400 after a loss.