Bruins One Win Away From Sweeping Flyers
Flyers need to win 4 straight again against Bruins
BOSTON (AP) – Can the Philadelphia Flyers pull off another
comeback like the one that propelled them past Boston last year and
into the Stanley Cup finals?
The Bruins took a 3-0 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals
on Wednesday night. Boston can clinch a spot in the conference
finals against Tampa Bay with a win on Friday night.
Philadelphia would need to win four in a row to avoid
elimination. The Flyers did that last year, when they became just
the third team in NHL history to rally from a 3-0 deficit in a
But to repeat the comeback, they'll need better goaltending.
Brian Boucher allowed four goals on 20 shots before he was pulled
in the second period of Game 3. It's the third straight game the
Flyers called on backup Sergei Bobrovsky.
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