There were players making their playoff debut, recent additions contributing, depth players stepping up in a big way and an overall defensive effort that completely shut down the powerful top line of the Bruins. Here are 5 takeaways from Flyers-Bruins.
Carter Hart made 34 saves in his playoff debut and Phil Myers scored a goal as the Flyers depth and young talent came through in a 4-1 win over the Boston Bruins in the Round Robin opener on Sunday afternoon.
The Bruins got a goal with 1:46 left in the third to tie the game then won in overtime with a power-play goal to hand the Flyers a 4-3 defeat on Monday night.
The Boston Bruins swept out the Carolina Hurricanes in four games to reach their third Stanley Cup Final in the last nine seasons. The St. Louis Blues defeated the San Jose Sharks in six games, reaching the Final for the first time since 1970.
The Boston Bruins have vaulted to a 2-0 series lead with a pair of wins at home on the wildcard Carolina Hurricanes. The San Jose Sharks took the first game of the Western Conference Final, but the St. Louis Blues bounced back in Game 2 to even the series.
A frantic rally nearly erased it a horrendous start. The Flyers scored three times in 2:44 to cut the Boston lead to one with 8:43 remaining in regulation. They could not get any closer though, as the Bruins held on for a 4-3 win over the Flyers at Wells Fargo Center on Monday night.