Stanley Cup Playoffs Roundup: Flyers Rebound, Jets Soar, Haula a Hero

After the Philadelphia Flyers’ 7-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 1, the mission seemed clear to Flyers goaltender Brian Elliot.

“They beat us from pretty much every aspect tonight, starting from the net out,” Elliot said. “Everybody just has to be better.”

Well, mission accomplished. After Elliott surrendered five goals on 19 shots in Game 1 and got yanked in the second period, the veteran netminder turned aside all but one of Pittsburgh’s 35 bids on cage, steering the Flyers to an impressive 5-1 victory to level the series at one game apiece. 

Matt Murray was impregnable in the first contest, but the Flyers broke down his defenses often in the second one. On the power play with less than a minute to go in the first period, defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere let loose a long wrister that trickled through Murray’s legs and into the net for Philadelphia’s first tally of the

Article source: https://www.si.com/nhl/2018/04/13/stanley-cup-playoffs-flyers-rebound-haula-hero-vegas

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