Senators salvage 4-3 win over Flyers in shootout

DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer Published:

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Jason Spezza and Milan Michalek scored shootout goals to help the Ottawa Senators beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-3 on Saturday.

The Senators blew a 3-0 lead before Michalek and Spezza bailed them out in the shootout. Matt Read scored in the shootout for the Flyers.

Spezza, Daniel Alfredsson, Chris Neil all scored first-period goals for the Senators.

Wayne Simmonds, Sean Couturier and Braydon Coburn evened it at 3 with goals in the second period for the Flyers.

Senators goalie Craig Anderson was flawless over a thrilling 5-minute overtime during which the Flyers dominate in every way but the scoreboard.