PHILADELPHIA - The first period of the game was evenly matched, with shots on goal tied at 2-2 through the first five minutes of play. Goalie Ersson made a great save on a wraparound attempt by Chartier, and Hathaway delivered the game's first solid check. At 5:59, a mild scrum broke out after a whistle in the Ottawa defensive zone.


Frost scored at 6:19 off a Farabee pass, giving the Flyers a 1-0 lead. Ersson made two key saves during a defensive zone shift, and the Flyers successfully killed off a penalty at 8:14. The Flyers went on a power play at 11:21, and Zamula capitalized to make it 2-0. The period ended with the Flyers having 57 seconds of carryover power play time into the second period.

Regarding overall statistics, shots on goal were tied at 8-8, shot attempts were 15-14 in favor of Ottawa, and scoring chances were tied at 5-5. Ottawa had the edge in faceoffs, winning 12 to the Flyers' 5.

The second period saw Ottawa score early at 4:04, but the Flyers responded with a power play goal from Farabee at 10:50 to tie the game 2-2. Through the rest of the period, both teams had chances but could not score. Shots on goal in the period were 12-9 in favor of Ottawa.

In the third period, they started with a goal from Giroux at 3:19 to tie the game 3-3. Both teams had opportunities but could not convert until Tarasenko scored at 15:07 to give the Senators a 4-3 lead. Shots on goal in the third period were 14-8 in favor of Ottawa.

Overall, Ottawa had the edge in shots on goal (34-29), shot attempts (64-54), scoring chances (35-23), high-danger scoring chances (17-7), and faceoffs (40-24).

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