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Claude Giroux caps 3-goal 2nd period with 11th score, Flyers beat Blues 4-2

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ST. LOUIS - Claude Giroux capped the Flyers' three-goal second period with his 11th of the season and Philadelphia beat the St. Louis Blues 4-2 on Thursday night.

Michael Raffl and Matt Read also scored in the second and Ryan White added an empty-net goal to help the Flyers snap a two-game skid. Michael Neuvirth made 35 saves.

Robby Fabbri and David Backes scored and Brian Elliott made 25 saves for the Blues. St. Louis has lost four of five games in December.

After Fabbri opened the scoring 1:35 into the second period, the Flyers responded with three consecutive goals.

Raffl scored just 2:20 after Fabbri when he tipped in a centring pass from Brayden Schenn for his third of the season and first goal in 11 games. Giroux also picked up an assist on the goal.

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