December 11th, 2010 by

End of 40: Flyers 1, Bruins 0

  • Flyers’ forward Jody Shelley nearly put Bruins’ defenseman Adam McQuaid out of commission for a very long time. Just five minutes into the second period Shelley and McQuaid were heading full-steam into the B’s zone chasing down a potential icing puck. Shelley shoved McQuaid from behind, causing No. 54 to crash into the end-boards at full-speed. The  blue-liner lay near motionless behind the net of Tim Thomas, face-down for a few scary moments before heading to the Bruins’ locker room. But the  tough 24-year-old didn’t miss much time; returning and finishing the second period with nearly four minutes of ice time (6:51 TOI total).
  • The Bruins couldn’t capitalize on the five-minute major power play. They are now a disappointing 0-for-2 with seven man-advantage-minutes tonight.
  • Flyers’ winger James van Riemsdyk put the Braod Street Bullies on the board first with just under two minutes remaining in the second frame — snapping a one-timer past the glove-side of Thomas.
  • Meanwhile Philly’s goaltender Brian Boucher remains solid between the pipes for the Flyers — stopping all 13 shots in this period, and all 22 tonight.
  • Patrice Bergeron is 7-of-9 on the face-off dot (78%); Steven Kampfer leads the B’s with three blocked shots; Zdeno Chara has five of the Bruins’ 22 shots tonight; Brad Marchand lead the team with three hits.

GOALS:
Bruins: 0
Philly: 1 Van Riemsdyk (Giroux 14, Carter 12)

SHOTS ON GOAL:
Bruins: 13 (22)
Philly: 7 (17)

PENALTY MINUTES:
Bruins: 0
Philly: 15 (Shelley, hit from behind and 10 minute game misconduct)

POWER PLAY:
Bruins: 0/2
Philly: 0/0

HITS:
Bruins: 7 (17)
Philly: 6 (18)

FACE-OFFS:
Bruins: 17-for-36 (47%)
Philly: 19-for-36 (53%)

PP UNITS:

Lucic–Savard–Horton
Seidenberg–Boychuk/Ference

Recchi–Krejci–Ryder
Chara–Bergeron

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