Bruins Best Flyers in Game Two: Is Philadelphia Burnt Out?

May 3rd, 2010 by Mark Ritter Leave a reply »
Heading into their round two series against the Boston Bruins, there were plenty of questions surrounding the Philadelphia Flyers.

With injuries to Jeff Carter and Simon Gagne coming towards the end of the Flyers series against the New Jersey Devils, an already depleted Flyers lineup was once again compromised.

The NHL playoffs are no easy road. In fact, many sports enthusiasts believe the Stanley Cup is the toughest trophy in all of sports to win.

The physical punishment players endure every night combined with the tough travel and short resting periods, combine to make the drive for the Stanley Cup a truly grueling endeavor.

Down by two goals with just over 13 minutes left to play in Game One, the Flyers dug deep to mount an incredible comeback, tying the game at four, rescuing the Flyers from a Game One disappointment, sending it to overtime.

Unfortunately for the Flyers, the taste of disappointment would come 13:52 into the first overtime period when Marc Savard (who had been out since early March with concussion issues) scored the game winner for the Bruins, making it a 5-4 final.

The Flyers were completely dominated ...

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