Eastern Conference Final: Philadelphia Advances To The Stanley Cup Final.

May 24th, 2010 by Francois Gendron Leave a reply »

This Monday, Game Five of the Eastern conference final between the Montreal Canadiens and the Philadelphia Flyers was disputed with a high level of intensity.

This 4 -2 victory for the Flyers in this Game Five was without a doubt the most entertaining game of the series.

The Canadiens opened the score quickly and for once, beat Michael Leighton in this series. Brian Gionta scored during the very first minute of the game on a low shot that was misplayed by the goaltender. A ninth goal in those 2010 playoffs for the smallest forward of the league.

Philadelphia replied to this opening goal quickly. Only a couple of minutes later, Mike Richards beat Jaroslav Halak on a race to the puck. After Richards, Halak and defense men Roman Hamrlik collided in an bizarre wreck, the loose puck went on with his funny race towards the goal and Richards dumped the puck in the empty net.

The Flyers clinched their Stanley Cup final berth during the second period when they scored two quick unanswered goals. Aaron Asham from close range gave the Flyers the deifnitive lead. A minute and a half later, Jeff Carter doubled the Flyers lead.

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