Boston Bruins Victory Puts Philadelphia Flyers On Brink of Elimination

May 6th, 2010 by Eric Appleby Leave a reply »
The Boston Bruins are one win away from reaching the conference finals. They defeated the Philadelphia Flyers, 4-1 in game three on Wednesday night at the Wachovia Center, to take a 3-0 series lead.

Philadelphia scored the opening goal of the game for the first time this series. The goal occurred at 02:32 in the first period.

The Flyers had a two-on-one advantage going into the Boston zone. Bruins defense-man Andrew Ference was defending the rush. There was nothing he could do. Flyers right wing Cladue Giroux, rushing up the left side of the ice, made a nice to pass to teammate Arron Ashim, who put home a wrist shot below the glove side of Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask.

It took the Bruins less than two minutes to tie the game at 1-1.

Bruins center Marc Savard, having the puck along the boards, fed a cross ice pass to a wide open Matt Hunwick.

The Bruins defenseman flung a shot on goal just inside the Philadelphia zone. Blake Wheeler, hanging out near the left side of the net, tipped in Hunwick's shot past Flyers goalie Brian Boucher at 04:11.

Boston scored their second goal ...

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