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Associated Press, Published February 23 2013

Simmonds' goal sends Flyers to 5-3 win over Jets

PHILADELPHIA – Wayne Simmonds scored a go-ahead goal about halfway through the third period and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-3 Saturday.

Brayden Schenn scored two goals and Claude Giroux added one for the Flyers, who scored three on the power play. Evander Kane, Olli Jokinen and Alexander Burmistrov scored for the Jets, whose road-game winning streak ended at 2.

Winnipeg 1 2 0 – 3

Philadelphia 1 1 3 – 5

First period: 1, Winnipeg, Kane 6 (Antropov, Byfuglien), 4:48. 2, Philadelphia, B.Schenn 5 (Briere, Simmonds), 15:18.

Second period: 3, Winnipeg, Jokinen 3 (Wheeler), 2:34. 4, Winnipeg, Burmistrov 3 (Clitsome, Byfuglien), 11:13. 5, Philadelphia, Giroux 6 (Timonen, Voracek), 14:24 (pp).

Third period: 6, Philadelphia, B.Schenn 6 (Voracek, Giroux), 6:18 (pp). 7, Philadelphia, Simmonds 7 (B.Schenn, Voracek), 8:57 (pp). 8, Philadelphia, Rinaldo 2 (Timonen), 19:59 (en).

Shots on Goal – Winnipeg 12-14-11 – 37. Philadelphia 17-14-8 – 39.

Goalies: Winnipeg, Pavelec. Philadelphia, Bryzgalov. A – 19,933 (19,538). T – 2:35.