Final - SO: Hurricanes 6 - Flyers 5
- Wayne Simmonds (PHI) - 2 G, 0 A, 6 SOG, Plus-2
- Eric Staal (CAR) - 2 G, 0 A, 6 SOG, Even
- Jeff Skinner (CAR) - 2 G, 0 A, 6 SOG, 16:59 TOI
- The Flyers started goaltender Cal Heeter who was making his first NHL start.
- The Hurricanes struck first early in the first period when Jeff Skinner ripped a wrist-shot past Heeter to put Carolina up 1-0 just 2:07 into the first period.
- Six and a half minute later, Hurricanes captain Eric Staal got the puck on the rush and beat Heeter to make it 2-0.
- A minute and a half later the Flyers responded when Jason Akeson fed Matt Read for a one-time blast that beat Anton Khudobin to make it 2-1.
- It was Akeson's first NHL assist. He has played in two NHL games registering a goal and an assist.
- Manny Malholtra would open the Carolina lead back up when he beat Heeter just over midway through the first period.
- The second period didn't get off to a great start as, once again, Staal beat Heeter to give the Hurricanes a 4-1 lead just 17 seconds into the second period.
- The Flyers responded 12 minutes later on the power play when Claude Giroux dished the puck back to the point for a one-time blast from Kimmo Timonen that beat Khudobin.
- Just 10 seconds later, Wayne Simmonds rushed in and beat Khudobin to make it 4-3 and pull into a tie with Claude Giroux for the team-lead in goals with 28. It also tied Simmond's career-high set in 2011-12.
- The Flyers got the equalizer three minutes later when Sean Couturier stole the puck and the Carolina blue line and went in all alone and beat Khudobin on a nifty move.
- After Scott Hartnell was given a five-minute major and a game misconduct for spearing, the Hurricanes went to work on the power play when Elias Lindholm threw the puck into the Flyers zone and it hit the boards and ended up back in front. Heeter made a spectacular save on Andrei Loktionov but he couldn't stop Skinner's put-back off the rebound as Carolina took a 5-4 lead with 6:21 remaining.
- Inside the final minute, the Flyers pulled Heeter for an extra attacker. Mark Streit's blast from the point was stopped but Simmonds deposited the rebound topshelf with 9.5 seconds remaining to force overtime.
- The goal was Simmonds' team-leading 29th goal of the season setting a new career-high.
- The Hurricanes went 1-for-2 in shootout opportunities while the Flyers went 0-for-3 with a lineup of Akeson, Giroux and Couturier as the Hurricanes won 6-5.
- The Flyers out-shot the Hurricanes 44-38 while every Flyer recorded at least one shot.
- Philadelphia went 1-for-2 on the power play while the Hurricanes went 1-for-4 on the man-advantage.
- The Flyers set a franchise record with seven players playing in all 82 games.
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