PHILADELPHIA – Michael Raffl and Sean Couturier scored 34 seconds apart in the first period on Philadelphia’s initial two shots, and the Flyers beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-2 on Thursday night.
Mark Streit, Wayne Simmonds and Brandon Manning also scored for the Flyers, who had 12 players register points.
Blake Wheeler and Dustin Byfuglien had the goals for the Jets, who opened a season-high five-game, nine-day road trip with just their second loss in the last six.
Byfuglien netted his first goal of the season, beating Mason from the short side just under seven minutes into the second.
Rookie Patrick Laine didn’t register a point after coming in leading all players with 12 goals and all rookies with 17 points.
Scheifele recorded his 22nd point. He entered tied for the league lead in points.
Jets continue their longest road trip of the season Saturday night against the Boston Bruins.