Flyers-Maple Leafs: Philly Blows Leafs Away, 6-2

January 6th, 2010 by Mark Ritter Leave a reply »
Written By: Mark "The Hard Hitter" Ritter

Entering their matchup on Wednesday, the Philadelphia Flyers and the Toronto Maple Leafs were only separated by two points in the standings. Considering that, one would have thought that the Flyers and Leafs were in for a close, hard fought game tonight.

As fate would have it, nothing could be farther from the truth as the Flyers routed the Leafs by a score of 6-2. Daniel Briere scored twice for the Flyers, with Mike Richards, Dan Carcillo— who scored a beauty, Danny Syvret, and rookie James Van Riemsdyk all netting goals.

It was a chippy affair at the Wachovia Center, with the Flyers and Leafs engaging in four fights on the night. That said, for the Leafs, it was yet another night of misdirected aggression, as all the fighting did absolutely nothing to change the complexion of the game.

The Flyers dominated the Leafs all night and were red hot on the power play, going three for six.

The Flyers dictated the pace of the game all night, and were seemingly in the Leafs' heads, frustrating them both on the ice and on the scoreboard. It was clear the Flyers were dominating the Leafs right f ...

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