The Philadelphia Flyers came out and put on a show against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Sean Couturier and Wayne Simmonds got the ball rolling for the boys in the second period and they carried that all the way to a 4-0 shutout win over the Penguins!
The boys were ready to go against the rival Penguins.
They were looking sharp in their Stadium Series jerseys.
Brian Boucher and Jake Voracek forever.
Wayne Simmonds had a great scoring chance early, but fired just wide.
Steve Mason came to play. He led the breakout with a nice pass.
And then made a few good saves.
Sidney Crosby got called for interference, and he wasn’t very happy about it.
A few more good stops from Mason to keep it scoreless.
Brayden Schenn took a bad slashing penalty, but the boys killed it off.
The Flyers had a great scoring chance in the final minute, but Matt Murray robbed Schenn.
What a setup, what a save.
The game remained scoreless after one period of play.
The Flyers came out hot in the second period.
Sean Couturier put home a rebound chance to open the scoring!
Then Nick Cousins drew a penalty.
And the Flyers converted! It was Simmonds on the rebound this time.
A great shot by Shayne Gostisbehere rebounded right to Mr. Train.
And a fantastic keep at the blue line by Provorov to get it all started.
The second line was cycling, but Travis Konecny collided with Matt Murray and play was blown dead.
Konecny was later called for offside, and he gave a wry grin.
Couturier was having a great game, and nearly made it 3-0 late in the period.
The Flyers were up 2-0 after two periods of play against the Penguins.
The Flyers had some chances throughout the period, but Matt Murray stood tall.
Luckily, so did Steve Mason.
But the Flyers finally got another one. Pierre-Edouard Bellemare intercepted a pass and Claude Giroux put it home.
What a shot!
Then Dale Weise scored in the final minute to make it a 4-0 game!
Victory, and a shutout!
Take us home, Boosh.
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Sons of Penn Radio (January 23rd)
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