Owen Tippett's Two Goals Push Flyers Past Blue Jackets 4-3 in OT

By Coby Maeir on April 11, 2023 at 9:51 pm
Philadelphia Flyers left wing Noah Cates (49) battles for the puck with Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Andrew Peeke (2) and defenseman Gavin Bayreuther (15) during the second period at Wells Fargo Center.
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The Flyers beat the Blue Jackets 4-3 in overtime after a back-and-forth game at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia Tuesday. 

1st Period

Michael Hutchinson made a huge save on Noah Cates from the low slot at 5:19.

Liam Foudy opened the scoring at 9:47 when he whacked a back-hand shot past Carter Hart following a rebound from Carson Meyer, who was set up by a nice pass by Tim Berni, who picked up his first-career assist on the play.

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Trey Fix-Wolansky capitalized on a turnover by Cates and beat Hart with a left-circle wrist shot at 12:43.

Joel Farabee found open space in the slot and knuckled a shot past Hutchinson at 14:59.

James van Riemsdyk tied the game at 15:33 with a right-circle wrist shot after finding open ice. 

The teams were tied at two after one with the Flyers leading 15-9 in shots on goal.

2nd Period

Owen Tippett gave the Flyers the lead on the power play at 0:47 with a beautiful move to the net before going off the crossbar and in. 

Ivan Provorov nearly doubled the Flyers' lead at 12:49 when he hit the post. 

The Flyers led 3-2 after 40 minutes and took a 31-17 edge in shots on goal.

3rd Period

Johnny Gaudreau nearly tied the game early in the third period on a two-on-one rush alongside Kirill Marchenko when he fired a wrist shot from the left circle that was gloved by Hart.

Sean Kuraly tied the game on the power play at 5:50 when he deflected a point shot from Jake Christiansen.

Hutchinson made a huge save on Kevin Hayes from the low slot at 16:08.

The teams were tied at three heading into overtime with the Flyers leading 37-29 in shots on goal.


Tippett won the game for the Flyers at 4:45 of overtime with a nice move and finish in the low slot.

With the loss, the Jackets fall to 24-47-9.


  • Shots on Goal: CBJ 31-39 PHI
  • Faceoff %: CBJ 52.7-47.3 PHI
  • Power play: CBJ 1/3-1/3 PHI
  • Takeaways: CBJ 6-12 PHI
  • Giveaways: CBJ 9-13 PHI
  • Blocked shots: CBJ 15-12 PHI
  • Hits: CBJ 26-18 PHI
  • 5-on-5 stats (via naturalstattrick.com):
    • Expected Goals (xG): CBJ 1.78-2.03 PHI
    • Chances (CF): CBJ 41-52 PHI
    • Shots (SF): CBJ 23-31 PHI
    • Scoring Chances (SCF): CBJ 19-28 PHI
    • High-Danger Chances (HDCF): CBJ 6-6 PHI

Injury Update

Boone Jenner (upper-body injury) did not play tonight after being a late scratch and Eric Robinson (upper-body injury) also missed the game.

Next Up

The Jackets return home to play the Penguins Thursday at 7 p.m. ET on Bally Sports Ohio.

The club concludes the 2022-23 season on Friday at 7:30 p.m. ET on Bally Sports Ohio against the Sabres.

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