PHILADELPHIA – Matt Duchene scored with 2:59 staying to top a three-objective third period for the Ottawa Senators in a 4-3 win against the Philadelphia Flyers at Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday.
Duchene’s underlying shot was obstructed by Flyers defenseman Radko Gudas, however he batted the bounce back out of the air and past goalie Anthony Stolarz. He looked at it one of the trap shots he attempted in his carport growing up.
“Had a feeling that it was the main time I contacted the puck throughout the night,” he said. “Extremely fortunate whack at it. Ponder getting the shot blocked, perhaps had more displeasure.”
Travis Konecny, Jakub Voracek and Gudas scored for Philadelphia (10-12-2) in its first amusement since general chief Ron Hextall was let go Monday.
Stolarz made 20 spares. He’s the NHL-high fifth goalie to begin an amusement for the Flyers this season, after Brian Elliott (13 begins), Calvin Pickard (eight), Michal Neuvirth (one) and Alex Lyon (one).
Tkachuk scored twice in 1:54 in the third to tie the diversion 3-3. He tapped in a free puck on the post to one side at 11:32 to get Ottawa to inside 3-2, and after that tipped a Chabot shot at 13:26.
“He brings something somewhat unique,” Duchene said of Tkachuk. “We don’t have a power forward very like him on this group. When we drafted him, I was eager to have a person like that.[With the Colorado Avalanche], I played with Gabriel Landeskog and I let him know before the amusement they’re fundamentally the same as players in the stuff they do. … Brady crashes and blasts, he has great hands and great feet, and he can see the ice in the meantime. Clearly, you can perceive any reason why he was such a high pick for us (No. 4 of every 2018 NHL Draft).”
Tkachuk has eight points (five objectives, three helps) in the previous six recreations and 10 (six objectives, four helps) in 10 diversions back in the wake of missing nine with leg damage.
“Before I got injured, I thought I was playing admirably,” he said. “It’s grievous however it’s a piece of the diversion, getting injured. My mentality was returned and be superior to anything I was. Extreme begin returning, all things considered felt like I’ve enhanced my amusement consistently.”
The Flyers took a 3-1 lead on Gudas’ objective at 6:00 of the second time frame and were outshooting the Senators 27-15 entering the third. The misfortune was their 6th in seven diversions (1-5-1).
“After two great periods, we didn’t push pucks profound and continue doing likewise things that had gotten us to that point,” mentor Dave Hakstol said. “We checked well through the initial two time frames, we played a really basic amusement, pushing pucks north and getting pucks profound and making them work in their very own zone. What’s more, we didn’t do that all around ok in the third time frame.”
Konecny gave Philadelphia a 1-0 lead on a one-clock from the highest point of the left go head to head hover at 4:23 of the primary time frame. It was his seventh objective of the season and fourth in five recreations.
Chabot scored to tie it 1-1 at 5:51 of the first.
They said it
“The last couple amusements I think we’ve constantly figured out how to get back in the diversion and we generally missed the mark, however today around evening time, to really take care of business, get the win, it’s gigantic for our group.” – Senators defenseman Thomas Chabot
“It’s unsatisfactory. After two periods, I thought we had them. I thought we played really great hockey. We had a hold on the amusement, it’s simply unsatisfactory. We’re making delicate plays on our blue line, and it cost us the amusement.” – Flyers defenseman Radko Gudas
Need to know
Tkachuk has six (four objectives, two helps) in two diversions against the Flyers this season. He scored twice, including his first NHL objective, and had an aid a 7-4 misfortune at Canadian Tire Center on Oct. 10. … Philadelphia is the third group in NHL history to begin five goalies in the initial 24 diversions of a season, joining the 1988-89 Pittsburgh Penguins (Tom Barrasso, Steve Guenette, Frank Pietrangelo, Rick Tabaracci and Wendell Young) and the 2005-06 Atlanta Thrashers (Mike Dunham, Steve Shields, Adam Berkhoel, Michael Garnett and Kari Lehtonen). … Gudas’ objective was his first in 47 diversions, dating to Feb. 13. … Flyers defenseman Ivan Provorov had two helps after he had two in his past 10 amusements.