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Sean Couturier gutted out 3 goals, 5 points, was +2, with 3 hits and a blocked shot in the series finale. All done incredibly while playing with a torn MCL.
How do you call the Flyers / Penguins series?
Penguins in 6 25.81% (16 votes)
Penguins in 5 24.19% (15 votes)
Flyers in 7 24.19% (15 votes)
Flyers in 6 19.35% (12 votes)
Penguins in 7 6.45% (4 votes)
Total Votes: 62
Lets home for a game 7
Penguins roar back to oust Flyers from the playoffs with 5 unanswered goals 8-5
Valerie passes the time before going to college at Abington Senior High school and working at Senor Salsa when she can.
At the end of the day, the Penguins just have too much fire power. They Penguins pounced on Flyers mis-plays, giveaways, and mental mistakes to nudge past the Flyers in 6 games.
The Flyers built a 4-2 lead , but two late, quick goals in the second, then 3 early third period goals put the game out of reach.
The Flyers got 3 goals from Couturier, who is emerging as a force. He finished the game with 5 points.
Andrew MacDonald and Scott Laughton scored the Flyers other two goals.
The win for the Penguins ties a franchise record with 9 straight playoff series wins. The Flyers two series wins came in Pittsburgh.
The series may create a blueprint for other teams to beat the Flyers as they out-hit the Penguins. They registered 37 hits in game 4, 48 in game 5 and 37 in game six.
Sean Couturier finished with 9 points in the series, 6 better than the next closest Flyer, he scored the game winner in both Flyers wins. Consider that he missed a game and played the last two with a torn MCL.
Michal Neuvirth may have played his last games as a Flyer, but while healthy he sure was a big game player.
Radko Gudas had a solid game and a solid playoff series against the Penguins. On Sunday Gudas finished even, with 6 hits and a blocked shot.