Richards, Carter, Giroux score 2; Flyers snap skid

Philadelphia Flyers' Kimmo Timonen, from left, of Finland, Mike Richards and James van Riemsdyk celebrate after Richards goal against New York Islanders goalie Martin Biron in the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009, in Philadelphia. ((AP Photo/Matt Slocum))

December 8, 2009 8:40:15 PM PST
The ailing Philadelphia Flyers found the perfect remedy for their losing ways - a timely visit from the New York Islanders.