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Flyers beat Kings 2-1 with goals by Giroux and Simmonds, ending six-game skid

  • Philadelphia Flyers goalie Steve Mason, right, looks to prevent Los Angeles Kings' Dustin Brown, center, from scoring while Flyers defenseman Braydon Coburn, left, also defends during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)

    Philadelphia Flyers goalie Steve Mason, right, looks to prevent Los Angeles Kings' Dustin Brown, center, from scoring while Flyers defenseman Braydon Coburn, left, also defends during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)  (The Associated Press)

  • Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick (32) prevents Philadelphia Flyers center Scott Laughton, right, from scoring during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)

    Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick (32) prevents Philadelphia Flyers center Scott Laughton, right, from scoring during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)  (The Associated Press)

  • Philadelphia Flyers goalie Steve Mason makes a save against the Los Angeles Kings during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)

    Philadelphia Flyers goalie Steve Mason makes a save against the Los Angeles Kings during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)  (The Associated Press)

Steve Mason made 37 saves and the Philadelphia Flyers got goals from Claude Giroux and Wayne Simmonds in a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday, snapping a six-game losing streak.

The victory was only the second in 12 games for the Flyers, who avoided tying the franchise record of 10 consecutive road losses.

Justin Williams scored for the defending Stanley Cup champions and Jonathan Quick faced only 16 shots. The Kings were scoreless on the power play against a penalty-killing unit that came in with the league-worst 74.4 success rate.