Philadelphia Flyers Win Game Three in Overtime Thriller

June 2nd, 2010 by Brian Murtaugh Leave a reply »
Coming back from a 3-0 series deficit in a playoff series is one of the hardest feats to achieve in sports. Philadelphia has already accomplished this task once in the 2010 playoffs and were trying to avoid having to do it again on Wednesday night. The Flyers turned the tables around and dealt the Blackhawks their first loss of the Stanley Cup Finals in dramatic fashion. The Philadelphia faithful left the Wachovia Center in jubilation as Claude Giroux took advantage of a badly timed Blackhawk line change and sent the game winner past goaltender Antti Niemi.

Game Recap

The scoring started off in dazzling fashion on Wednesday night as Scott Hartnell made a circus pass of sorts to a wide open Daniel Briere, Briere then proceeded to hit a wide open net and give the Flyers a 1-0 late in the first period.

Quickly after the start of the second period, Chicago answered back after a shot from Duncan Keith deflected off Jeff Carters' stick and found its way past Michael Leighton. Philadelphia would take the lead near the halfway mark of the period but would then take yet another step back as Blackhawk defenseman Brent Sopel scored his first goal of the ...

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