The Flyers got first-period goals from Rick Tocchet and former King Steve Duchesne, then survived a two-man Pittsburgh advantage in the final four minutes of regulation to tie the defending NHL champion Penguins, 2-2, Sunday.
Playing at home for the first time since winning their first Stanley Cup, the Penguins tied it on Joe Mullen's first goal of the season midway through the second period, but wasted numerous scoring chances while going scoreless in eight power play shots.
The Flyers are 2-0-2 in Pittsburgh the last two seasons and haven't lost in the Civic Arena since the 1989-90 season.
Even with Mario Lemieux back on the ice after sitting out half of the final period with a lacerated lower lip, the Penguins couldn't score on a two-man advantage that lasted 1:23 and began with just under four minutes left.
New Jersey 4, Chicago 2--Newcomer Stephane Richer scored his third goal in two games and set up another as the Devils beat the winless Blackhawks at Chicago.
Richer, acquired from Montreal during training camp, scored 47 seconds into the game and helped the Devils score their second goal at 12:06 to take a 2-0 lead.
Chicago, 0-2-1 after leading the NHL's overall standings last season, made it 2-1 at 14:10 when Steve Larmer picked off an errant pass behind the goal line and scored.
Devil goaltender Chris Terreri made 29 saves.
Olczyk, a natural center playing on the wing this season, notched both his first and second goals of the season as the Jets converted on three 10-man advantages.
Troy Murray, Brent Ashton, Phil Housley also scored for the Jets. The Flames got two goals from Gary Roberts and one from Doug Gilmour.