BOSTON — Travis Sanheim scored on a breakaway at 3:08 of overtime to give the Philadelphia Flyers a 3-2 win against the Boston Bruins at TD Garden on Monday.
Sanheim skated in alone and beat Dan Vladar blocker side after Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron lost an edge at the blue line.
Ivan Provorov had two assists, and Brian Elliott made 27 saves for the Flyers (18-14-5), who won for the first time in six games (1-3-2) this season against Boston.
Vladar made 29 saves for the Bruins (19-10-6), who went 3-2-2 on a seven-game homestand.
Philadelphia will host the second game of the home-and-home set at Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday.
Travis Konecny gave the Flyers a 1-0 lead at 10:15 of the first period.
Karson Kuhlman tied it 1-1 at 17:33 with a wrist shot from the right circle.
Bergeron scored a power-play goal 46 seconds into the second period to make it 2-1, but Sean Couturier scored on a power play at 6:56 of the third period to tie it 2-2.