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Danny Briere's OT goal lifts Flyers to 4-3 win over Hurricanes

  • Carolina Hurricanes' Jeff Skinner, left, reacts after scoring a goal past Philadelphia Flyers' Ilya Bryzgalov, of Russia, during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

    Carolina Hurricanes' Jeff Skinner, left, reacts after scoring a goal past Philadelphia Flyers' Ilya Bryzgalov, of Russia, during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)  (The Associated Press)

  • Philadelphia Flyers' Ruslan Fedotenko, right, of Ukraine, and Carolina Hurricanes' Tim Gleason reach for the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

    Philadelphia Flyers' Ruslan Fedotenko, right, of Ukraine, and Carolina Hurricanes' Tim Gleason reach for the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)  (The Associated Press)

  • Philadelphia Flyers' Matt Read, left, celebrates after scoring a goal as Carolina Hurricanes' Jay Harrison skates off during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

    Philadelphia Flyers' Matt Read, left, celebrates after scoring a goal as Carolina Hurricanes' Jay Harrison skates off during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)  (The Associated Press)

Danny Briere scored 1:47 into overtime to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-3 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday.

Jakub Voracek, Matt Read and Brayden Schenn also scored for Philadelphia, which went 3-0-1 on a four-game homestand.

Joe Corvo scored the tying goal in the third period, and Jiri Tlusty and Jeff Skinner also had goals for the Hurricanes, who had won two in a row.

Briere skated down the left side, made a move around the circle and fired a shot that hit the far post and trickled past goalie Cam Ward. The game went to overtime because Ward stoned Read on a point-blank shot at the end of regulation.

The Flyers have gone 24-4-4 against the Hurricanes since Nov. 28, 2003. Philadelphia is 5-6-1 at the quarter point of the lockout-shortened 48-game schedule. Carolina fell to 5-4-1.

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