Flyers get 3 power-play goals, beat Hurricanes 5-3

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Claude Giroux and Danny Briere each had a goal and an assist to help the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-3 Saturday night.

Kurtis Foster, Brayden Coburn and Mike Knuble also scored for the Flyers, who won for just the third time in nine games.

Joni Pitkanen, Eric Staal and Patrick Dwyer had Carolina's goals.

Ilya Bryzgalov made several tough saves among his 39 stops and the Flyers continued their dominance over the Hurricanes. They are 23-4-4 against Carolina since Nov. 28, 2003.

Philadelphia scored three power-play goals on its first three chances. The Flyers came in just 5 for 40 on the power play.

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