Flyers Vs. Penguins: Philadelphia Scores Three In The Second To Tie Game At Four
Following a three-goal second, the Philadelphia Flyers have managed to once again come back on the Pittsburgh Penguins.
With 40 minutes of play in the books, the two teams are tied 4-4 in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals.
After Sidney Crosby was called for an interference penalty, the Flyers power play went to work for only the second time in the series. Just like the first time, the man advantage ended with a Philadelphia goal.
Utilizing an extended attack that lasted well over a minute, the first power play unit stayed in the Pittsburgh zone for the entire course of the power play until Claude Giroux ended it with his first goal of the playoffs.
A few minutes later, Brayden Schenn checked Crosby by the side of the Philadelphia goal, which drew a Pittsburgh power play. Despite being down a man, the Flyers struck again, when Giroux scored his second goal of the game on the penalty kill.
Giroux already has three points on the night.
At the time, the Flyers had managed to overcome an early deficit to tie the game at three for the second time in the series.
Unfortunately, seconds after the game-tying goal, the team allowed the Penguins to storm down the ice and regain the lead when Chris Kunitz scored his second power play goal of the game. Just like the first goal, James Neal and Evgeni Malkin recorded assists on the play.
With the score at 4-3, it appeared as though the Flyers would be heading into the third period down by a goal.
Then with only 2.8 seconds remaining in the period, Sean Couturier tied the game at four off a huge rebound from a Braydon Coburn point shot.
Don’t go any where people, no game is over until the final horn in this series.
Check back after the third period for either an update going into overtime or for a game recap.
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