Flyers Beat Kings on Late Overtime Goal

Ward, Hurricanes Shut out Rangers, Sabres best Lightning
By Doug Sweeney,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 29, 2008 11:47 PM CST
Los Angeles Kings' goalie Jason LaBarbera makes a save on a shot by Philadelphia Flyers' Jeff Carter in the second period of their hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008 in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Rusty...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Scott Hartnell kicked in a goal with 28.5 seconds left in overtime to give the Philadelphia Flyers a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings. The Flyers now lead the Atlantic Division with 61 points and have won nine times in their past eleven games. Martin Biron had 29 saves in the win, reports the Associated Press. Elsewhere in the NHL:

  • Cam Ward had 34 saves in the Carolina Hurricanes 3-1 hard-fought win over the New York Rangers. Carolina has now won three of four.
  • The Buffalo Sabres went into Tampa Bay having lost 12 of 15 but were able to get a rare win. Jason Pominville had a goal and two assists as the Sabres downed the Lightning 4-2.