By Michael Donovan
Kevin Hayes scored 3:51 into overtime, and the visiting Flyers beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3 to sweep the home-and-home series between Metropolitan Division contenders.
The Flyers trailed 3-1 before Nicolas Aube-Kubel and Claude Giroux scored 1:26 apart in the second period. After a scoreless third, Hayes snapped a shot from the slot past Elvis Merzlikins for his 19th of the season.
The Flyers, who routed the Blue Jackets 5-1 on Tuesday, are in third place in the Metro with 75 points, five behind Pittsburgh and Washington. Columbus has dropped seven in a row, but it has the first wild-card spot, one point ahead of the New York Islanders and Carolina.
Travis Konecny had a goal and an assist for Philly, which improved to 12-5-2 in its last 19 games dating to Jan. 7. Brian Elliott had 28 saves.
Oliver Bjorkstrand and Nick Foligno each had a goal and an assist for Columbus. Stefan Matteau scored his first goal in more than four years, and Merzlikins had 29 saves.