Flyers top Hurricanes 4-3 in shootout

Philadelphia Flyers' Jeff Carter congratulates teammate Danny Briere (48) on Briere's goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Carolina Hurricanes in Raleigh, N.C., Saturday, Dec. 26, 2009. Flyers won 4-3 by shoot out. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

December 26, 2009 7:29:41 PM PST
Mike Richards and Danny Briere scored in the shootout, and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Saturday night to give coach Peter Laviolette a victory against his former club.