NHL Roundup : Propp Scores Pair of Key Goals as Flyers Defeat Islanders, 4-1
Brian Propp scored the go-ahead goal in the second period and added another score in the third as the Philadelphia Flyers beat the New York Islanders, 4-1, Tuesday night at Uniondale, N.Y.
“The short-handed goal really took the spark out of the Islanders,” Propp said. “It was a great play by (Dave) Poulin; I just put it in an empty net.”
The Flyers, 10-1-0 in their last 11 games, fell behind early but scored 4 straight times with Propp contributing the key goals.
After Moe Mantha tied it for the Flyers in the second period, Propp scored at 15:22 to put Philadelphia ahead for good. He then scored a short-handed goal at 10:47 of the third to give the Flyers a 2-goal lead.
Calgary 5, Quebec 1-- Gary Roberts scored 2 goals as the Flames beat the Nordiques at Calgary, Canada, for only their second victory in the last 6 games.
Al MacInnis, Jim Peplinski and Joe Nieuwendyk also scored for the Flames, who outshot the Nordiques, 42-13.
Randy Moller scored the Nordiques’ lone goal.
Roberts’s second goal came at 17:26 of the third period when he swooped in and deked Quebec netminder Mario Gosselin, shooting the puck between the goalie’s legs.
Peplinski scored at 15:15 of the final period when he spun around and got the puck past Gosselin after it bounced off Tim Hunter’s shoulder.