Owen Tippett’s hat trick carries Flyers to 5-2 win over Sabres

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The Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — Owen Tippett took control of the Wells Fargo Center on Friday night, leading his team to a 5-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres with his first career hat trick. Things could have gone south for the Flyers when they went on the penalty kill early against the league’s fourth-best power play. Tippett, a new face on the unit, helped it survive the two short-handed minutes. That gave the Flyers momentum, and they started to control the pace of play as Tippett generated multiple opportunities off the rush. Tippett wasn’t able to turn any of those breakaways into points, but, when the Flyer…

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