DETROIT – Jacob Crow scored twice, and the Detroit Red Wings won for the second time in nine games, beating Philadelphia Flyers 6-3 on Tuesday night.

Tyler Bertuzzi scored a goal and two assists, and Oscar Sundquist, bought on Monday from St. Louis, made his Detroit debut with an empty net and assists. Rookie Lucas Raymond scored his 20th goal as well as Joe Velena. Dylan Larkin, Pius Souter and Philip Hronek gave two assists each. Alex Nedelkovich has made 30 saves for Detroit, who have been 1-6-1 in the previous eight games.

Joel Farabi, Oscar Lindblom and James van Rimsdyk scored for the Flyers. Carter Hart stopped 25 shots.

Detroit led 2-0 after the first period.

Velena scored his seventh goal when he circled the Flyers’ net and threw the puck into Hart’s left shoulder.

Crow punched traffic from the left circle and scored his first goal of the game.

Raymond made it 3-0 at 1:07 of the second period with a blast from the left. The Flyers came on the board 25 seconds later when Farabi scored before Kevin Hayes’ pass.

Lindblom beat Nedelkovich in gloves, scoring his 11th goal and reducing the Red Wings’ lead to 3-2.

Vrana’s second and fifth goal of the season was a one-time pass from Larkin with a score of 1:07 by the end of this period.

Van Rimsdick’s 15th goal in 11:23 a third reduced Detroit’s lead to 4-3.

The empty nets of Sundquist and Bertucci secured the victory.


D Jake Wallman made his Red Wings debut. Walman and F Oscar Sundqvist were acquired in a trade with St. Louis on Monday. … Due to exchanges and injuries, the Flyers used 11 strikers and seven defenders for the first time this season. … Detroit C Dylan Larkin recorded his 350th goal of his career in the second period. In three games against Philadelphia this season he has seven points. … The Flyers failed to score against Detroit in a series of seasons only for the second time in which they played in more than one game. They were 0-2 against the Red Wings in 1993-94. … “Philadelphia” played for the first time in five games.


Leaflets: Visit St. Louis Blues on Thursday.

Red Wings: Visit the New York Islanders on Thursday.

– Dana Gavruder, Associated Press

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