Series (Game 1 of 1)

Philadelphia leads 1-0

Game 1: Saturday, September 17th

Jets 6

(0-1-0, 0 pts)

Flyers 8

(1-0-0, 2 pts)

6:00 PM ET, September 17, 2005

John Labatt Centre, London, Ontario, Canada

1 2 3 T
WPG 1 1 46
PHI 3 3 28

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Philadelphia 8, Atlanta 6

LONDON, Ontario (AP) -- Simon Gagne scored three goals and Jon Sim added two goals and an assist to help the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Atlanta Thrashers 8-6 on Saturday night in the exhibition opener for both teams.

Mike Knuble, Turner Stevenson and Kim Johnsson also scored for the Flyers.

J.P. Vigier scored twice and Brad Larsen, Mark Popovic Jim Slater and Brian Maloney also scored for the Thrashers.

The Flyers won the postgame shootout 1-0. Mike Richards scored the lone goal and Antero Niittymaki stopped all four shots he faced.

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