Philadelphia Flyers, Tampa Bay Lightning Combine for 15 Goals in Second Meeting

November 19th, 2010 by Leo Welsh Leave a reply »
The Lighting were hosted by the Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center for their second of four matchups this season. This time around, veteran ex-Flyer, Simon Gagne, was not back to the place that he had called home for 10 years.

Gagne missed one helluva game.

Sergei "Bob" Bobrovsky was in net to start his 12th straight game, tying Ron Hextall for most consecutive starts by a Flyers rookie netminder.

It was questionable whether Bob was becoming fatigued. He had come off a 3-0 loss in Montreal two games earlier. After the game he was asked if he gave up the second goal, a weak shot that slipped through his 5-hole, due to lack of concentration from overplaying, Bobrovsky replied, “It shows, on one hand. The pressure isn’t light. But on the other hand it’s easier to get ready to the next game that way. You’re always in game form.”

Bobrovsky stated twice this week that he was feeling a bit tired. Yet Peter Laviolette went on and started him once again.

The Flyers had an exploding start to the game notching a goal about four minutes into the game then doubling that 40 seconds later. Tampa Bay retaliat ...

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