PHILADELPHIA — Sean Couturier scored the tiebreaking goal in the third period for the Philadelphia Flyers in a 3-2 win against the Boston Bruins at Wells Fargo Center on Saturday.
Travis Konecny had a goal and an assist, and Shayne Gostisbehere scored for Philadelphia (19-15-6). Brian Elliott made 30 saves.
Patrice Bergeron and Jake DeBrusk scored for Boston (21-11-6), which was 3-0-1 in its past four games. Jeremy Swayman made 20 saves.
Couturier put the Flyers ahead at 6:59 of the third period with a goal from the slot. He took a pass from Joel Farabee and slid the puck under the glove of Swayman.
Bergeron gave the Bruins a 1-0 lead at 5:38 of the first period on a play that started when Brad Marchand stole the puck from Gostisbehere below the goal line in the Flyers zone.
Konecny tied the game 1-1 at 11:51 when he scored on the rebound of a shot by Robert Hagg.
Gostisbehere redirected Konecny’s shot for a power-play goal to give the Flyers a 2-1 lead at 17:46 of the first.
The Bruins tied the game 2-2 at 11:45 of the second period on DeBrusk’s goal from the slot.
The Flyers appeared to take a 4-2 lead at 14:21 of the third but the Bruins used a coach’s challenge for goalie interference and the call on the ice was overturned.
Boston defenseman Matt Grzelcyk did not play after the first period because of an upper-body injury. The Bruins were also without defensemen Charlie McAvoy (upper body) and Brandon Carlo (upper body).