Pens 5 Flyers 8
0:00- Pens lose again and Flyers come out with a 8-5 win taking the first two games in the series. Pens can still bounce back, has happened before.
0:06- FLYERS GIROUX SCORES. Giroux puts one in the empty net.
0:54- Pens call a timeout.
1:16- Pens empty net.
1:49- FLYERS COUTOURIER SCORES. Flyers with 2 on 1 chance. Tanger goes down, but the pass gets through. 7-5 Flyers.
2:40- Pens with good forechecking as Staal gets a chance.
5:25- Sid with a great chance as he makes a diving play at the side of the net to get to Sullivan's rebound. Bryzgalov able to glove up the puck.
7:27- Offensive zone faceoff for Pens. Really need a goal right now.
10:47- FLYERS JAGR SCORES. Pens iced puck earlier and didn't have right D match up. Jagr with a spinning shot, puts it pass Flower. 6-5 Flyers.
11:45- Neal and Geno held up on behind and in front of the net.
14:12- Flower with great glove save. Talbot and Tanger go at it.
15:31- Asham gets the puck to the net. Adams and Lovejoy try to get to it, but Bryzgalov makes the save.
18:39- FLYERS COUTURIER SCORES. Lovejoy's pass is picked off in the D zone by Couturier and he beats Flower. 5-5 tie game
18:56- TK SCORES! TK with a great backhanded shot that goes through the five hole of Bryzgalov. 5-4 Pens
20:00- Third period! Time for the Pens to take back the lead and get the win.
0:00- Second period ends. Tie game 4-4
0:02- FLYERS COUTURIER SCORES. Shot is redirected and Flower can't get over in time. Courturier left wide open, puts it in the net. 4-4 tie game.
1:30- Neal just plastered Schenn into the boards. Nice hard hit.
4:35- Pens kill off the Flyers PP and Tanger is set free.
6:36- Tanger sits for delay of game and Flyers with PP.
6:48- Geno with great work in the Flyers zone and is still able to get a shot off. Amazing play.
8:50- KUNI SCORES!! Neal with a hard shot is saved by Bryzgalov and Kuni picks up the rebound. He puts it in the open net. 4-3 Pens
8:56- FLYERS GIROUX SCORES. Giroux beats Sullivan and gets a pass from Talbot to put the puck in the net. Shorthanded goal. 3-3 Pens
9:08- Pens getting a PP as Schenn sits in the sin bin for interference.
10:38- Geno moves tries to move around Flyers D, but is able to get a shot off.
13:16- Talbot with a breakaway chance, but Flower shuts him down. Makes second save and bats away the puck.
14:49- FLYERS GIROUX SCORES. Voracek passes to Giroux in the slot. He was able to put it in the net on the PP. 3-2 Pens
16:07- Pens PP ends. Nice puck movement. Sid sits now for interference and Flyers with their own PP.
18:07- Flyers Rinaldo sits for hooking and the Pens get another PP.
18:28- Pens taking the body to the Flyers early in this game. Staying physical.
20:00- Second period time! Lets Go Pens! Lets keep up this pace and put this game out of reach for the Flyers.
0:00- First period ends. The Pens have the lead 3-1 over the Flyers.
0:17- MARTIN SCORES! Duper with the extra effort to push the puck up to Sid. Sid goes into the offensive zone and leaves the puck for Martin. Martin picks it up, while rushing into the zone. He puts one pass Bryzgalov. 3-1 Pens
2:31- Flower with a great left shoulder save on Hartnell.
4:52- Sid with great play to try to get around Flyers D. Held up a bit on the play.
7:16- FLYERS TALBOT SCORES. Pens get caught up ice and Giroux with breakaway. Flower with the save, but no one picks up Talbot. He puts it in the empty net. Shorthanded goal 2-1 Pens
9:05- Pens with another PP as Grossmann sits again this time for holding.
10:33- KUNI SCORES! Tanger with a great play to keep the puck in the zone. Neal brings the puck to the middle of the zone and shoots/passes the puck to the net. Kuni tips it pass the blocker of Bryzgalov. 2-0 Pens
11:26- Pens with PP as Grossmann sits for hooking.
12:13- Game is very physical and more so than the last game. Aggressive sticks by the Pens and Z with great D move.
15:10- Orpik plants Flyers Wellwood at the bench. Nice solid hit.
17:00- Cooke with a good chance on the backhander. Physical game right now for both sides.
19:45- SID SCORES! 15 seconds into the game. Sullivan and Sid with a give and go play. Sid goes around D and gets the puck to put it over the Bryzgalov glove side. 1-0 Pens
20:00- Puck drops and here we go! Time for the Pens to even up this series! Lets Go Pens!
Line combinations as follows:
Sullivan, Sid, Duper
Kuni, Geno, Neal
Cooke, Staal, TK
Asham, Vitale, and Adams
Flower in the net.
Pens scratches are Jeffery, Tangradi, Park, Niskanen, and Strait.
Almost time for Game 2! Pens vs Flyers!