Bruins-Flyers: Milan Lucic’s Late Third Period Goal Propels Boston to Victory

May 4th, 2010 by Eric Appleby Leave a reply »
The Boston Bruins defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 3-2 in Game Two Monday night at TD Garden to take a 2-0 series lead.

Milan Lucic scored the winning goal at 17:03 in the third period. Lucic, taking advantage of the Flyers' third line of defense, scored on a turnaround slap shot that blew by Flyers goalie Brian Boucher to break a 2-2 tie.

Boston scored the opening goal at 05:12 in the first period. Patrice Bergeron won the faceoff from the left circle in the Philadelphia zone. Bergeron then fed a quick pass back to teammate Johnny Boychuck, who put a quick slap shot past Boucher.

Flyers captain Mike Richards tied the score at 1-1 at 17:06. With teammate Danny Brier setting a screen on Bruins defenseman Vladimir Sobotka, Richards found an open area and rifled a snap shot into an opening on Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask's stick side.

Bruins right wing Miroslav Satan scored his fourth goal of the playoffs to give Boston a 2-1 lead in the second period.

The Bruins did a nice job with puck possession in their opponents' zone. Matt Hunwick kept the puck alive and fed a cross ice pass to ...

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