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Video: Flyers top Sens in a shootout

Wayne Simmonds, Jaromir Jagr, David Steckel

Philadelphia Flyers’ Wayne Simmonds, center, and Jaromir Jagr, right, of Czech Republic, celebrate after Simmonds’ goal during the second period of a preseason NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011, in Philadelphia. At left is David Steckel (5). (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)


Wayne Simmonds had the lone Flyers’ goal in regulation and then added the shootout winner as the Philadelphia topped the Ottawa Senators 2-1 Tuesday night.

The win snaps the Flyers’ five-game winless skid (0-4-1) and is their first shootout win (1-5) of the season.

Mike Hoffman had the lone Sens’ goal while Craig Anderson made 33 saves in the loss.

Steve Mason improved to 7-12-6 with a 41 save performance.

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