“Relentless” Flyers Frustrate Blackhawks En Route To Game Four Win

June 4th, 2010 by Mark Ritter Leave a reply »
Throughout these playoffs the Philadelphia Flyers have made the impossible, well, possible. Friday night was no exception as the Flyers handed the Chicago Blackhawks their second straight road loss, taking game four by a final tally of 5-3.

For the most part the Flyers dominated the Hawks in every facet of the game; that is until the third period when, with the benefit of a five-on-three power play, the Hawks got back into the game, narrowing a 4-1 deficit to 4-2 on their first power play goal of the entire series.

The Hawks managed to score another goal just under four minutes later when Hawks defenseman Brian Campbell shot the puck through a ton of traffic, a shot that eventually eluded Flyers goaltender Michael Leighton—who, despite giving up three goals, was excellent on the night.

From a Flyers perspective the third period was a reminder that no game is ever out of reach for the Hawks and, on the positive side, that they can "get it done" under pressure.

Despite a hard-luck third period, the Flyers can take plenty of positives from game four.

First and foremost, the Flyers are now tied at two games apiece in the series, which, desp ...

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