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1st period Summary: Bruins vs. Flyers Game 5
Posted By Mike Petraglia On May 10, 2010 @ 7:52 pm In General | 3 Comments
The Flyers apparently brought their rabbit foots, horseshoes and other assorted good luck charms for Game 5 as they lead the Bruins, 1-0, after 20 minutes.
Villie Leino gave the Flyers the lead at 6:41 of the first period when Chris Pronger  took a shot from the mid-slot that Tuukka Rask  could not contain. The rebound came out to the left of Rask and Scott Hartnell was originally credited with the goal when it appeared he poked in the rebound for his first goal of the playoffs and first in 22 games. But a replay showed it was Leino and he was given his second of the playoffs.
The Flyers then had a golden opportunity to add to it when Vladimir Sobotka took a high sticking penalty on Hartnell. But the Bruins killed off 2 minutes, 37 seconds of it when the Flyers took a sloppy penalty on a line change for too many men on the ice.
Toward the end of the Bruins power play, Marc Savard  had the puck on his stick and appeared to score, only to have the puck slip behind Boucher and through the crease.
Earlier in the first, Blake Wheeler  was all alone in front of Boucher for a point-blank chance, only to have the puck roll off his stick before he could fire a shot. Then there was the shot from the right point that Milan Lucic  and Miroslav Satan both appeared to get a piece of. The spotlight came on in front of Boucher, signaling a goal celebration.
One minor problem. The puck bounced straight up in the air and Boucher gloved it.
The Flyers outshot the Bruins, 10-8, in the first period and will start the second period with 33 seconds of power play time after Satan was called for a tripping late in the period.
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 Chris Pronger: http://media.weei.com/hockey/chris-pronger.htm
 Tuukka Rask: http://media.weei.com/hockey/tuukka-rask.htm
 Marc Savard: http://media.weei.com/hockey/marc-savard.htm
 Blake Wheeler: http://media.weei.com/hockey/blake-wheeler.htm
 Milan Lucic: http://media.weei.com/hockey/milan-lucic.htm
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