Philadelphia Flyers Silence the Montreal Canadiens with a 3-1 Series Lead

May 22nd, 2010 by Kristian Siuta Leave a reply »
As the clock wound down in the third period, the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec was dead silent, just the way the Philadelphia Flyers envisioned.

There was a complete turnaround from the third game, to the fourth since the Flyers found a way to become even healthier with the return of both Jeff Carter and Ian Laperriere. The change in personnel made all the difference.

Now, the Canadiens will face elimination scenarios from here on out. However, Montreal is no stranger to these circumstances. They are now even more desperate for a win, and on the other side of the coin, the “Bully Boys” look to have a strangle hold on the Eastern Conference Finals.

The emotion inside the Bell Centre was sky high from the start. The Philadelphia Flyers brought their usual intimidating attitude, but the “Habs” did not back down. Initially the Canadiens came out alive just like in game three of this series, peppering Flyers net minder Michael Leighton early and often, but that all changed after the first intermission.

Not only was Leighton dominant in the crease on Saturday, but also the Flyers turned up the heat in the second pe ...

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