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Carter, Flyers look to build off latest win

Los Angeles (26-24-9) at Philadelphia (32-17-9), 7:00 p.m. EST

PHILADELPHIA (Ticker) -- All-Star Jeff Carter and the

Philadelphia Flyers look to build of their latest win when they

host the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday.

Carter ended a five-game scoring drought in the Flyers' last

contest. He is tied with New Jersey's Zach Parise for second in

the NHL in goals with 35.

Scott Hartnell, Arron Asham and Carter scored in just over a

three-minute span in the third period Tuesday as Philadelphia

netted four unanswered goals en route to a 4-2 triumph over the

Washington Capitals.

Rookie Claude Giroux netted a power-play goal, Joffrey Lupul

notched a pair of assists and Antero Niittymaki turned aside 33

shots for the Flyers, who improved to 6-2-0 in their last eight


Philadelphia will play seven of its next nine games at home,

where it is 17-8-3 this season.

The Kings, meanwhile, snapped a two-game skid with their latest


Rookie defenseman Drew Doughty scored the decisive goal in the

fourth round of the shootout Tuesday, lifting Los Angeles to a

2-1 victory over the Minnesota Wild.

Fellow blue-liner Jack Johnson also tallied in the bonus format

after tying the contest with a power-play goal in regulation for

the Kings, who played without captain Dustin Brown.

Brown, who ranks second on the team with 23 goals and 48 points

this season, missed the game due to the impending birth of his


Rookie Jonathan Quick turned aside 23 shots for Los Angeles,

which had lost five of its previous six contests.



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