Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

NHL: Flyers Snap Streak of Losses in Columbus

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

NHL: Flyers Snap Streak of Losses in Columbus

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Sean Couturier scored 1:52 into overtime to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 2-1 victory over the Blue Jackets on Friday night, ending an 11-game losing streak in Columbus.

Wayne Simmonds also scored for Philadelphia, and Michael Neuvirth filling in for injured Brian Elliott stopped 35 shots to pick up his eighth win of the season.

Cam Atkinson tied it for Columbus late in the third, and Sergei Bobrovsky finished with 23 saves in the Blue Jackets' first overtime loss this season.

Jets pound Avalanche * Blake Wheeler had two goals and assists and Mark Scheifele assisted on three goals as the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Colorado Avalanche 6-1.

Wheeler ended a 15-game goal drought, and Scheifele now has seven points in his last three games. Kyle Connor, Andrew Copp, Patrik Laine and Nikolaj Ehlers also scored for Winnipeg, which is 5-2-1 during its 10-game homestand. …

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