Ivan Provorov scored a tiebreaking goal early in the third period and Oskar Lindblom had two goals, lifting the surging Philadelphia Flyers to a 3-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday night.

The Flyers have won 12 of their last 14 games, moving into contention for a wild card in the Eastern Conference playoffs or perhaps for one of the three guaranteed postseason spots available in the Metropolitan Division.

Lindblom scored early in the game and had an empty-net goal with 1:26 left. Rookie Carter Hart finished with 37 saves.

Darren Helm tied the game early in the second period and on a night the Red Wings failed to score despite a lot of shots.

Jonathan Bernier started and stopped 10 shots in the first period for the Red Wings before leaving the game with an upper-body injury. He was replaced by Jimmy Howard.

The Red Wings have lost five of seven, moving closer to being eliminated from postseason race for a third straight year.

NOTES: Flyers D Philippe Myers made his NHL debut. … Red Wings C Frans Nielsen returned to the lineup after being out for one game with a stomach virus. … Since Jan. 14, Carter has won 10 of 11 games.

UP NEXT

Flyers: Host Tampa Bay on Tuesday night.

Red Wings: Host Chicago on Wednesday night.

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Philadelphia Flyers right wing Jakub Voracek (93) congratulates teammate left wing Oskar Lindblom after a goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings, Sunday, Feb. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Philadelphia Flyers right wing Jakub Voracek (93) congratulates teammate left wing Oskar Lindblom after a goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings, Sunday, Feb. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Detroit Red Wings right wing Anthony Mantha (39) and Philadelphia Flyers right wing Wayne Simmonds (17) fight during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Feb. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Detroit Red Wings right wing Anthony Mantha (39) and Philadelphia Flyers right wing Wayne Simmonds (17) fight during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Feb. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Philadelphia Flyers right wing Wayne Simmonds (17) runs into Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall (55) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Feb. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Philadelphia Flyers right wing Wayne Simmonds (17) runs into Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall (55) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Feb. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Detroit Red Wings left wing Darren Helm (43) is congratulated on his goal by teammate center Frans Nielsen (51) during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers, Sunday, Feb. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Detroit Red Wings left wing Darren Helm (43) is congratulated on his goal by teammate center Frans Nielsen (51) during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers, Sunday, Feb. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)