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Simmonds, Bustafsson score late in 3rd period to lift Flyers past Montreal 5-3

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    Montreal Canadiens' Brendan Gallagher, center, tries to grab a loose puck against Philadelphia Flyers' Kent Huskins, left, goalie Ilya Bryzgalov, of Russia, and Luke Schenn during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, April 3, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)The Associated Press

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    Montreal Canadiens' Max Pacioretty (67), Alexei Emelin (74), of Russia, Andrei Markov (79), also of Russia, and David Desharnais celebrate after a goal by Emelin during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers, Wednesday, April 3, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)The Associated Press

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    Philadelphia Flyers' Brayden Schenn, top, collides with Montreal Canadiens' P.K. Subban during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, April 3, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)The Associated Press

Wayne Simmonds and Erik Bustafsson scored goals late in the third period to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 5-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday night.

The Flyers had been 1-11 when trailing after two periods.

Trailing 3-2, Simmonds tipped in the puck from the crease for the tying goal. Less than 2 minutes later, Bustafsson's pass for Matt Read went off a defenseman and into the net past a stunned Carey Price for his 10th goal and a 4-3 lead.

Jakub Voracek scored an empty-netter with 39 seconds left.

Fighting for a playoff spot, the Flyers have won three straight games for the first time this season.

Sean Couturier and Simon Gagne also scored for the Flyers. Alexei Emelin, Brandon Prust and David Desharnais scored for Montreal.