Flyers Hunt and Kill Buffalo; Dan Carcillo Shoots Often, Scores Twice

November 7th, 2009 by Mark Ritter Leave a reply »
Written By: Mark “The Hard Hitter” Ritter

On most nights, knowing you have to play in Buffalo is enough to make NHL players sick. For the Philadelphia Flyers, the situation was made worse as the Flyers have more than half the roster suffering from the flu.

To further complicate matters, Simon Gagne, Daniel Briere, and Ryan Parent were all out with injuries, so it was imperative that the Flyers got some help from their depth players.

The Flyers got a boost from an unexpected player when hired muscle Daniel Carcillo scored two goals in the Flyers' 5-2 win over Buffalo.

Carcillo, who had not scored in his first 12 games of the season, played an inspired game, managing seven shots in just over 13 minutes of ice time.

Coming into the game, the Flyers had to be worried about besting Buffalo’s tough defense, which was ranked No. 1 coming into last night’s match.

Another obstacle for the Flyers was finding a way to beat Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller, who has some very solid numbers, posting a 9-1-1 record through 11 starts with a 5-0 record at home this season.

Somehow, amidst all the illness and adversity, the Fly ...

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