PHILADELPHIA, PA - FEBRUARY 18: Matt Cooke #24 of the Pittsburgh Penguins scores a shorthanded goal at 13:57 of the second period against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center on February 18, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Pittsburgh Rallies To Beat Philadelphia Flyers 6-4

The Pittsburgh Penguins trailed 2-1 after the first period, but a torrent of goals in the second and third periods saw Pittsburgh storm back to beat the Flyers 6-4.

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Penguins Vs. Flyers Final Score: Pittsburgh Storms Back To Win 6-4

Entering the second period the Pittsburgh Penguins trailed the Philadelphia Flyers 2-1, but the Penguins quickly tied the game up in the second period thanks to a shorthanded goal by Jordan Staal. The Penguins took the lead shortly after as Matt Cooke picked up his second unassisted goal of the game to give the Penguins a 3-2 lead. Eric Wellwood scored late in the second period however to tie the game up for the Flyers 3-3 entering the third period.

Early in the third period the Penguins took the lead again on a Dustin Jeffrey goal, assisted by Matt Cooke. Pascal Dupuis picked up another goal for the Penguins in the third period to push their lead to 5-3, but it was extended once again by a James Neal goal, his 30th of the season. This gave the Penguins a commanding 6-3 lead, but the Flyers weren't done on the scoreboard as Wayne Simmonds picked up a late goal to see the Flyers go down 6-4.

For all news and information regarding the Pittsburgh Penguins, please visit PensBurgh, or check out SB Nation Pittsburgh. Meanwhile, Broad Street Hockey has everything on the Flyers.

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Penguins Vs. Flyers Score Update: Pittsburgh Trails 2-1 After First Period

The Pittsburgh Penguins traveled across the state to take on the Philadelphia Flyers in the Wells Fargo Center. After the first period of play, the Penguins trail the Flyers 2-1 thanks to two goals by a former Penguin. Pittsburgh took the early lead on an unassisted Matt Cooke goal, his tenth of the season.

It didn't take long for the Flyers to strike however, as former Penguins star Jaromir Jagr scored his first goal of the game a few minutes later. Shortly after that, Jagr scored his second goal of the game to give the Flyers the 2-1 lead. Jagr's second goal came on a power play thanks to a Jordan Staal holding penalty. Jagr's power play goal was assisted by Claude Giroux and Kimmo Timonen.

For all news and information regarding the Pittsburgh Penguins, please visit PensBurgh, or check out SB Nation Pittsburgh. Meanwhile, Broad Street Hockey has everything on the Flyers.

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Flyers Vs. Penguins: Pittsburgh Visits Philadelphia For In-State Showdown

The Pittsburgh Penguins will look to earn a victory over their in-state rival Flyers on Saturday afternoon (1:00 PM on Root Sports and NHL Network) at the Wells Fargo Center in Philly.

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