Flyers have life after winning Game 5 over Penguins

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On Sunday, April 22, the Pittsburgh Penguins shocked the Flyers in an 8-5 win in Game 6.

Be sure to follow Ryan Gilbert and Sons of Penn on Twitter and Facebook for analysis, insight, GIFs and more regarding your Philadelphia Flyers. The Flyers looked unprepared as the series started, and dropped Game One without scoring a single goal. He also played all 82 regular season games for the Flyers. The Capitals lead that series three games to two. It is also obvious that Phil Kessel is a bit banged up.

Wayne Simmonds (24 goals), Travis Konecny (20) and Jakub Voracek (20) combined for one goal, by Konecny in Game 2. Keller was second in points with 23 goals and 42 assists, and Boeser was second among rookies with 29 goals despite appearing in only 62 games.

The star center scored the game-winning goal in game five against the Pittsburgh Penguins and had a hat-trick and two assists in Sunday's game-six loss.

Top-line center Sean Couturier missed Game 4 because of a torn MCL in his right knee but returned to play Games 5 and 6.

In any case, Penguins players were clearly irked by the actions of the Philadelphia faithful, as evidenced by their reactions on the bench.


Pittsburgh's high-end talent won the day as Philadelphia's just couldn't keep up.

The Flyers clearly aren't in the class of the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Penguins.

"That's what-if", said goaltender Michal Neuvirth, who didn't dress until Game 4 because of a lower-body injury. On one good leg, he was the Flyers' best and most productive forward, and it's time now to recognize and acknowledge how good a player he is and might yet be.

Considering Provorov was playing with an injury left shoulder that he admitted forced him to pass more and limited his ability to shoot, placing too much blame on Provorov probably isn't fair. "They got their chances, they capitalized on them". 2, Pittsburgh, Crosby 6 (Letang, Dumoulin), 6:30.

Hakstol, a shocking pick to coach the Flyers out of the college ranks, has led the Flyers to two playoff berths in three seasons but not much else.

The Flyers were 2-for-21 (9.5 percent) on the power play. Goaltending will be another hot topic for the Flyers this summer as Carter Hart is still a few years away from coming to Philadelphia.

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