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Flyers offense can't solve Holtby, lose 1-0 as season ends, Capitals move on
Results of last weeks poll:
Who has been the Flyers MVP in the Capitals series so far?
Michal Neuvirth 82.14% (69 votes)
Brayden Schenn 7.14% (6 votes)
Ryan White 5.95% (5 votes)
Nick Schultz 4.76% (4 votes)
Radko Gudas 0% (0 votes)
Total Votes: 84
Andy MacDonald had 7 of the Flyers 21 blocked shots against the Capitals on Sunday in the series finale.
Above is the post for the Flyers / Blue Jackets game in Columbus Saturday night. The artwork is the product of Anthony Zych who studied at The Ohio State University. You can check out his other hockey posters and designs at www.AnthonyZych.com
Michal Neuvirth allowed 1 goal on 29 Capitals shots. He stopped all 9 shots he faced on 5 Capitals power plays.
Flyers owner Ed Snider loses his battle to cancer at age 83
The architect of the Flyers organization, Ed Snider has passed away at age 83. His tremendous leadership and direction formed the iconic sports team to what it is today. A team that most wanted to play for, and a team most hated to play against. The full store from NHL.com thru this link: Flyers owner Ed Snider passes away
Pierre Bellemare registered 4 hits and a blocked shot in Sunday's series finale.
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Wayne Simmonds managed 4 hits and a blocked shot in 19 minutes of ice time on Sunday.
Capitals 1 Flyers 0
The Capitals goaltending and defense snuffed out the Flyers offense to hold them scoreless for the second time in the series and closed out the Flyers in Philly.
The Capitals will move on to play the Penguins. They have home ice advantage thru-out the playoffs as they won the NHL's Presidents trophy awarded to the team with the most points at the end of the season. Both Coach Barry Trotz, nor the Capitals have made it past the second round of the playoffs since the Capitals lost the Cup final to the Red Wings in 1996.
For the Flyers they gave the Capitals a run for their money with fierce checking and defense. The Capitals managed to hold the Flyers tops 4 scorers (Voracek, Simmonds, Schenn, Giroux) to 1 goal in the series. The Capitals out scored the Flyers 14-6 in the series.