2010 NHL Playoffs: Montreal Canadiens-Philadelphia Flyers Game Five

May 24th, 2010 by Mike Burse Leave a reply »
Tonight the Philadelphia Flyers have the chance to move on to face the Chicago Blackhawks in the Stanley Cup Finals. But first lets take a look back at some news from Game Four of this series.

Broken strap on Josh Gorges foot guard contributes to Flyers first goal in Game Four

Nearly 15 to 20 seconds prior to the opening goal by Claude Giroux in the ever important fourth game of the Montreal Canadiens Conference Finals series with the Philadelphia Flyers, the strap on Josh Gorges foot guard broke. As a result, when Giroux came into the Canadiens zone Gorges stepped on the strap and was unable to get into position against Giroux looking flat footed.

These foot guards are plastic sleeves that go over the front of a players' skates. They have been a revelation and saved many injuries for shot blocking defenseman.

Gorges was not the only player to have issues with these guards on Saturday afternoon. Rookie defender PK Subban as had the strap on his foot guards break during the games.

These incidents have Josh Gorges contemplating not wearing the guards for the crucial Game Five tilt with the Flyers. "I've thought about it all ...

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