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Voracek gets hat trick, nets winner as Flyers outlast Penguins

11:26 PM, Feb 20, 2013   |    comments
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Pittsburgh, PA (Sports Network) - Jakub Voracek completed his first career hat trick thanks to recording the game-winning goal with 1:31 left in regulation as the Philadelphia Flyers gutted out a 6-5 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins at CONSOL Energy Center.

Wayne Simmonds added two goals and one assist for the Flyers, who avenged an opening-day 3-1 home loss to their bitter rivals and completed a season-long six-game road trip with two straight wins to finish at 3-3-0.

Nicklas Grossman also tallied, while Claude Giroux posted a pair of assists as Ilya Bryzgalov picked up the victory with 27 saves.

Matt Niskanen, James Neal, Evgeni Malkin, Brandon Sutter and Tyler Kennedy for the Penguins, whose three-game win streak came to a halt.

Tomas Vokoun was shelled in defeat for six goals on 32 shots.

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