Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - The road team has proved to have much success in the recent series history between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers.
And that again proved to be the case Thursday night.
Chris Kunitz had a pair of goals, including the go-ahead score early in the third period, and the Penguins scored four unanswered goals to stun the Flyers, 5-4.
In the last 24 games between these two teams dating back to Jan. 13, 2009, the road team has posted an 18-5-1 record, compared to 6-16-2 for the home team. This season, the road team is 3-0.
Pascal Dupuis added a goal and an assist for the Penguins, who avenged a 6-5 loss to Philadelphia in Pittsburgh on Feb. 20 and took a 2-1 lead in the season series. James Neal and Tyler Kennedy also lit the lamp.
Pittsburgh goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury gave up four goals on 18 shots and was pulled after the first period. Tomas Vokoun made 14 saves over the final two frames.