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Carter scores 2 goals and Flyers upend Islanders 3-1

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New York Islanders\' Jed Ortmeyer, bottom, dives trying to keep the puck from Philadelphia Flyers\' Andreas Nodl, of Austria, in the first period of an NHL preseason hockey game, Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia won 3-1. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) Author: The Hockey News

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Carter scores 2 goals and Flyers upend Islanders 3-1

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PHILADELPHIA - Jeff Carter scored two of Philadelphia's three first-period goals, and the Flyers beat the New York Islanders 3-1 Wednesday night for their fourth pre-season win.

James van Riemsdyk scored Philadelphia's first goal, firing a behind-the-net pass from Mike Richards past Islanders goalie Dwayne Roloson.

Less than two minutes later, Carter powered a pass from Marc-Andre Bourdon behind Roloson.

With 52 seconds left in the first period, a shot to Roloson's left by Scott Hartnell deflected to Carter, and the centre flipped in a backhand.

Sergei Bobrovsky made 32 saves for Philadelphia. He lost his shutout 6:29 in the final period when Krys Kolanas beat him amid a scramble in front of the net on a power play. The rookie is competing with Johan Backlund to be Brian Boucher's backup while Michael Leighton misses the first month with a back injury. Roloson stopped 32 shots.

Philadelphia's Ville Leino (hip) and Blair Betts (right shoulder/left knee) played in their first game since having off-season surgeries.

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Carter scores 2 goals and Flyers upend Islanders 3-1