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Wild blow two-goal lead in loss to Flyers

Joel Farabee won it for Philly with an overtime goal on a 4-on-3 power play.

The Wild suffered a heartbreaker Friday night.

Joel Farabee scored his second goal of the night on a 4-on-3 power play in overtime to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-3 victory at Xcel Energy Center after the Wild blew a two-goal third-period lead.

Ryan Hartman and Matt Boldy scored 2 minutes, 50 seconds apart early in the third period to put Minnesota (17-19-5) up 3-1. But the Flyers (22-14-6) got goals from Tyson Foerster and Owen Tippett within 1 minute, 25 seconds to square the game.

The remaining 9 minutes, 4 seconds of the third period were scoreless, setting up the extra session that ended with Farabee’s second goal of the night.

The loss keeps Marc-Andre Fleury at 551 career wins, tied with Patrick Roy for second-most all-time in NHL history. Fleury had 31 saves on the night.

Carter Hart stopped 26 of the 29 shots he faced for the Flyers.

Marcus Johansson got Minnesota on the board first with a goal 51 seconds into the second period. Farabee scored 2 minutes, 46 seconds later to knot the game at 1-1, which it remained until the Wild appeared to take control with Hartman and Boldy’s goals in the third period.

Instead, the Wild lost their third straight contest.

Minnesota returns to action on Saturday when the Arizona Coyotes visit St. Paul. Puck drop is set for 7 p.m.