Philadelphia Flyers Wayne Simmonds (17) and New York Rangers Brandon Mashinter (40) fight in the second period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)

Philadelphia Flyers' Wayne Simmonds (17) and New York Rangers' Brandon Mashinter (40) fight in the second period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)

Braydon Coburn broke a tie early in the third period, and Steve Mason made the lead stand up as the Philadelphia Flyers beat the New York Rangers 2-1 on Thursday night for their second win of the season.

Matt Read scored a short-handed goal and added an assist, and Mason made 30 saves for Philadelphia (2-7), which snapped a four-game losing streak. The Flyers are still off to their worst start through nine games.

New York's Cam Talbot was solid in net in his NHL debut, making 25 saves in place of injured regular Henrik Lundqvist, but the Rangers (2-6) lost for the fifth time in six games. They have one game left on their season-starting, nine-game road trip before hosting their home opener on Monday.

The Rangers, who got a goal from Brad Richards, thought they had gotten even at 2, but a video replay determined that J.T. Miller kicked the puck into the net.

 

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