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Jake Voracek scored two goals, including the back breaking 5th goal against the Capitals Wednesday night.
Results of last weeks poll:
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Matt Read had 2 assists, was +2, and had 2 hits in 19 minutes against the Capitals on Wednesday night.
Will you attend either of the Phantoms hockey games in Philly in February?
No, minor league hockey does not appeal to me 33.33% (13 votes)
Yes, I like all hockey that is Flyers 20.51% (8 votes)
Yes, I like the Flyers and I can afford the Phantoms tickets 20.51% (8 votes)
Yes, I go to Flyers games, and the Phantoms games will fill the void during the Olympic break 20.51% (8 votes)
No, I don't really know the players and have better things to do 5.13% (2 votes)
Total Votes: 39
Luke Schenn had an assist, a blocked shot and 5 hits going +2 against the Capitals on Wednesday night.
Claude Giroux scored two of the first 3 Flyers goals, added an assist, had 3 hits going +2 in 17 minutes of ice time against the Capitals.
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New Trivia question. Starts 12/11, ends 12/17. Winner gets the Vinny Lecavalier autograph card pictured below.
Question: When the flyers won their first Stanley Cup against the Bruins, Bernie Parent won the Conn Smythe award for being the best player in the playoffs. As a result of the award he was given a car. What did Bernie do with the car?
As always, best most complete answer gets the card! Email your best answer to email@example.com the link is firstname.lastname@example.org
Last weeks answer and winner: After Jaromir Jagr left the Flyers two years ago, he joined the Dallas Stars. At the deadline he was traded to the Boston Bruins. He now skates with the New Jersey Devils. In his short time with the Bruins, it was the fist time that Jagr had a team-mate that was ________. Fill in the blank! The answer is "Taller". Zdeno Chara was the first team-mate that was taller than Jagr. First with the correct answer was Kevin K. from Largo Florida.
Saturday @ Maple Leafs
Flyers hold off Capitals, win 6-4, Giroux, Voracek with 2 goals each
Steve Mason stopped 21 Capitals shots , 13 in the third period.
Scott Hartnell assisted on the second Voracek goal, was +2 with a blocked shot in 16 + minutes Wednesday night.
Flyers 6 Capitals 4
The Flyers defense held the Capitals to 8 shots in the first two periods, then had to hold off a furious Capitals rally that brought them to within 1 goal at the end of the game. The Capitals comeback was fueled by Flyers penalties that saw the Capitals score 3 power play goals in 3 attempts.
The Flyers 4-0 lead threw the first 36 minutes was build on two Giroux goals, an Adam Hall goal, and a Voracek goal who would add the fifth Flyers goal in the third period. Steve Downie scored an open net goal with 52 seconds to go.
Steve Mason stopped 21 Capitals shots. New comer Andy MacDonald was +2 with 3 blocked shots. Cal Heeter backed up Mason for Emery who is still sick. Vinny Lecavalier was ejected in the first period when a brawl broke out.