Stanley Cup 2010: Former Flyer Give Hawks 2-0 Series Lead

May 31st, 2010 by Cory Ducey Leave a reply »
Game 2 at the Madhouse On Madison proved to be a barn burner as both teams promised to not let another scoring melee occur and both teams delivered...sort of...

In the first period, the Philadelphia Flyers came out more physical and they played the top Chicago Blackhawks' line well.  Their main focus was to not allow the Chicago team any space and they did a good job at that.

The Blackhawks returned the favor by bringing more physicality of their own and it, in turn shutdown the Flyers.

With no penalties called on the Flyers in Game One, they saw three calls on them in the first period.  None of them caused any damage on the scoreboard.

Chris Pronger and Dustin Byfuglien were at each other the entire game and it seemed the refs allowed them to hack and slash each other all night.

The first period ended with no goals and so far proving that Game One was somewhat of an anomaly.  While both teams did step up defensively, Antti Niemi was clearly not tested only facing three shots in the opening frame.

The second period proved to be interesting.

With the Flyers on the PK, Darroll Powe ...

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