Flyers Edge Senators
Ottawa Sentors' Ben Bishop (30) blocks a shot from Philadelphia Flyers' Claude Giroux (28) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, March 2, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)
Philadelphia — Jakub Voracek and Wayne Simmonds scored goals and Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 33 shots to help Philadelphia defeat Ottawa 2-1 yesterday.
The win gave the Flyers a .500 record for the first time this season, at 11-11-1. Philadelphia has won five of its last seven games.
Marc Methot scored for the Senators, who lost in regulation for the first time since Feb. 16.
Sabres 4, Devils 3 (so)
Buffalo, n.y. — Jason Pominville scored twice in regulation and added a shootout goal, and Buffalo extended its winning streak to three games by beating New Jersey.
Tyler Ennis also scored in the shootout while Ryan Miller stopped both shootout attempts after making 28 saves in regulation.
Cody Hodgson had two assists and Jochen Hecht also scored for Buffalo, which improved to 3-2-0 since Ron Rolston took over as interim coach after Lindy Ruff was fired.
The three-game win streak is Buffalo’s longest since the team won five straight from March 19-27 last season.
Adam Henrique, Steve Bernier and Andrei Loktionov scored for the Devils.
Capitals 3, Jets 0
Winnipeg, Manitoba — Braden Holtby stopped 35 shots and Mike Ribeiro had a goal and an assist and Washington defeated Winnipeg.
Matt Hendricks and Todd Brouwer, with his team-leading ninth goal of the season, also scored for Washington. It was Holtby’s third shutout of the season.
Winnipeg’s Ondrej Pavelec made 18 saves for the Jets, who had a three-game winning streak ended.