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Rd. 3, Gm. 5: Canadiens @ Flyers - May 24, 2010 - 7:00 P.M. (ET)


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PHILADELPHIA FLYERS (41-35-6) vs. MONTREAL CANADIENS (39-33-10)

BROADCAST INFO FOR THIS GAME:
GAME NOTES and TEAM WEBSITES:
LINKS TO RECENT ARTICLES:

FLYERS' POSSIBLE LINEUP:
Forwards:
Left WingCenter Right Wing
Simon Gagne Mike Richards Jeff Carter
Scott Hartnell Danny Briere Ville Leino
James van RiemsdykClaude Giroux Arron Asham
Ian Laperriere Blair Betts Darroll Powe

Defense:
Pairing Pairing
Matt Carle Chris Pronger
Kimmo Timonen Braydon Coburn
Ryan Parent Lukas Krajicek

Goalies:
Probable Starter Backup
Michael Leighton Johan Backlund

FLYERS' INJURIES, MISC.:
PlayerReason Status
Boucher Grade 2 MCL sprain in his left knee expected to miss the remainder of the post-season
Carcillo healthy available
Emery avascular necrosis of the right hip out for the entire post-season
Nodl healthy available

FLYERS' ROSTER:
Forwards:
NO. PLAYER HEIGHTWEIGHTSHOOTS PLACE OF BIRTH DOB
45 ASHAM, Arron 5'11' 205 Right Portage-La-Prairie, Manitoba 4/13/78
11 BETTS, Blair6'3" 210 Left Edmonton, Alberta 2/16/80
48 BRIERE, Danny 5'10'' 179 Right Gatineau, Quebec 10/6/77
13 CARCILLO, Dan 6'0'' 205 Left King City, Ontario 1/28/85
17 CARTER, Jeff 6'3'' 200 Right London, Ontario 1/1/85
32 COTE, Riley 6'2'' 220 Left Winnipeg, Manitoba 3/16/82
12 GAGNE, Simon 6'0'' 195 Left Ste. Foy, Quebec 2/29/80
28 GIROUX, Claude 5'11'' 172 Right Hearst, Ontario 1/12/88
19 HARTNELL, Scott 6'2'' 210 Left Regina, Saskatchewan 4/18/82
37 KALINSKI, Jon 6' 1" 175 Left Bonnyville, Alberta5/25/87
9 LALIBERTE, David 6' 1" 194 Right St-Jean-Sur-Richelie, Quebec 5/17/86
14 LAPERRIERE, Ian 6'1'' 200 Right Montreal, Quebec 1/19/74
22 LEINO, Ville 6' 1" 190 Left Savonlinna, Finland 10/6/83
15 NODL, Andreas 6' 1" 196 Left Vienna, Austria 02/28/87
36 POWE, Darroll 5'11'' 212 Left Saskatoon, Saskatchewan 6/22/85
18 RICHARDS, Mike 5'11'' 195 Left Kenora, Ontario 2/11/85
42 ROSS, Jared 5' 9" 165 Left Huntsville, Alabama 9/18/82
21 van RIEMSDYK, James 6'3'' 205 Left Middletown, New Jersey 5/4/89

Defense:
NO. PLAYER HEIGHTWEIGHTSHOOTS PLACE OF BIRTH DOB
3 BARTULIS, Oskars 6'2" 184 Left Ogre, Latvia 1/21/87
25 CARLE, Matt 6'0'' 205 Left Anchorage, Alaska 9/25/84
5 COBURN, Braydon 6'5'' 220 Left Calgary, Alberta 2/27/85
2 KRAJICEK, Lukas 6'3" 205 Left Prostejov, Czech Republic 3/11/83
-- LEHTIVUORI, Joonas 5' 11" 167 Left Tempere, Finland 07/19/88
-- MARSHALL, Kevin 6' 1" 191 Left Boucherville, Quebec 3/10/89
77 PARENT, Ryan 6'3'' 183 Left Prince Albert, Saskatchewan 3/17/87
20 PRONGER, Chris 6'6'' 214 Left Dryden, Ontario 10/10/74
26 SYVRET, Danny 5' 11" 203 Left Millgrove, Ontario 6/13/85
44 TIMONEN, Kimmo 5'10'' 194 Left Kuopio, Finland 3/18/75

Goalies:
NO. PLAYER HEIGHTWEIGHTCATCHES PLACE OF BIRTH DOB
30 BACKLUND, Johan 6'2" 198 Left Skelleftea, Sweden 7/24/81
33 BOUCHER, Brian 6'2'' 200 Left Woonsocket, Rhode Island 1/2/77
35 DUCHESNE, Jeremy 6' 0" 201 Left Silver Spring, Maryland 10/17/86
29 EMERY, Ray 6'2'' 196 Left Hamilton, Ontario 9/28/82
49 LEIGHTON, Michael 6'3" 186 Left Petrolia, Ontario 5/19/81

FLYERS' STATS:

CANADIENS' POSSIBLE LINEUP:
Forwards:
Left WingCenter Right Wing
Michael Cammalleri Tomas Plekanec Andrei Kostitsyn
Benoit Pouliot Scott Gomez Brian Gionta
Mathieu Darche Dominic Moore Maxim Lapierre
Travis Moen Glen Metropolit Marc-Andre Bergeron

Defensemen:
Pairing Pairing
Josh Gorges Hal Gill
Roman Hamrlik P.K. Subban
Jaroslav Spacek Ryan O'Byrne

Goaltenders:
Probable Starter Backup
Jaroslav Halak Carey Price

CANADIENS' INJURIES:
PlayerReason Status
Paul Mara left shoulder surgery out indefinitely
Andrei Markov knee surgery could be out for six months from May 19
Tom Pyatt upper body could be replaced by M. Darche

CANADIENS' ROSTER:
Forwards:
NO. PLAYER HEIGHTWEIGHTDOB PLACE OF BIRTH
13 Michael Cammalleri 5' 9" 182 8 Jun 1982 Richmond Hill, ON, CAN
52 Mathieu Darche 6' 1" 215 26 Nov 1976 Montreal, QC, CAN
21 Brian Gionta "A" 5' 7" 173 18 Jan 1979 Rochester, NY, USA
91 Scott Gomez 5' 11" 202 23 Dec 1979 Anchorage, AK, USA
46 Andrei Kostitsyn 6' 0" 214 3 Feb 1985 Novopolotsk, BLR
74 Sergei Kostitsyn 6' 0" 210 20 Mar 1987 Novopolotsk, BLR
40 Maxim Lapierre 6' 2" 207 29 Mar 1985 Saint-Léonard, QC, CAN
61 Ben Maxwell 6' 1" 195 30 Mar 1988 North Vancouver, BC, CAN
15 Glen Metropolit 5' 10" 196 25 Jun 1974 Toronto, ON, CAN
32 Travis Moen 6' 2" 215 6 Apr 1982 Swift Current, SK, CAN
42 Dominic Moore 6' 0" 196 Aug 3, 1980 Thornhill, ON, CAN
14 Tomas Plekanec 5' 11" 198 31 Oct 1982 Kladno, CZE
57 Benoit Pouliot 6' 3" 199 29 Sep 1986 Alfred, ON, CAN
94 Tom Pyatt 5' 11" 187 14 Feb 1987 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN

Defensemen:
NO. PLAYER HEIGHTWEIGHTDOB PLACE OF BIRTH
47 Marc-Andre Bergeron 5' 9" 198 13 Oct 1980 Trois-Rivières, QC, CAN
75 Hal Gill "A" 6' 7" 241 6 Apr 1975 Concord, MA, USA
26 Josh Gorges 6' 1" 200 14 Aug 1984 Kelowna, BC, CAN
44 Roman Hamrlik 6' 2" 207 12 Apr 1974 Zlin, CZE
22 Paul Mara 6' 4" 207 7 Sep 1979 Ridgewood, NJ, USA
79 Andrei Markov "A" 6' 0" 207 20 Dec 1978 Voskresensk, RUS
20 Ryan O'Byrne 6' 5" 234 19 Jul 1984 Victoria, BC, CAN
6 Jaroslav Spacek 6' 0" 210 11 Feb 1974 Rokycany, CZE
76 PK Subban 6' 0" 206 13 May 1989 Toronto, ON, CAN

Goaltenders:
NO. PLAYER HEIGHTWEIGHTDOB PLACE OF BIRTH
41 Jaroslav Halak 5' 11" 179 13 May 1985 Bratislava, SVK
31 Carey Price 6' 3" 219 16 Aug 1987 Anahim Lake, BC, CAN

CANADIENS' STATS: FLYERS-CANADIENS' SERIES HISTORY:
Current and Miscellaneous:
  • The Flyers' W-L-T-OTL regular season record is 60-73-30-4.
  • The Flyers' W-L-T-OTL regular season home record is 31-34-16-2.
  • The Flyers' W-L-T-OTL regular season road record is 29-39-14-2.
  • The Flyers are 4-11-1 in the regular season since the 2006-07 season.
  • The Flyers are 1-6-1 in the last eight regular season games at Philadelphia.
  • The Flyers are 2-5-0 in the last seven regular season games at Montreal.
  • The Flyers are 15-16 in 31 PO games, 6-9 at home and 9-7 away.
  • The Flyers are 8-1 in the last nine PO games against Montreal spanning 2008 and 2010.
  • The Flyers won PO series in 1987 (4-2), 2008 (4-1) and 2010 (4-1) and lost in 1973 (4-1), 1976 (4-0) and 1989 (4-2).


1960s:
  • 1967 -- November 4 -- Bernie Parent made 33 saves and Leon Rochefort scored a hat trick as the Flyers shocked the Canadiens 4-1 at Montreal, in the first ever meeting between the squads. Rochefort, who was drafted off the Montreal roster in the expansion draft, recorded the team's first-ever hat trick (Rogatien Vachon, goalie). Rochefort entered the game with six points (0-6-6) in eight games. Montreal suffered its first regular season loss to one of the new expansion teams and this was the Flyers' first win (second try) against an Original Six squad in the ninth game in franchise history.
  • 1967 -- November 5 -- The teams met for the first time in Philadelphia and the game finished in a 1-1 draw. Yvon Cournoyer scored with 6:09 to play to deadlock the game. Bernie Parent made 30 saves to 22 by Gump Worsley.
  • 1968 -- January 11 -- Bobby Rousseau's three assists in a span of 3:14 in the second period led Montreal to a 4-2 win at Philly. Rogie Vachon made 23 saves. Bernie Parent stopped 32 shots in the loss.
  • 1968 -- February 7 -- Jacques Lemaire had three assists and Gump Worsley 18 saves in Montreal's 4-1 home win. Bernie Parent made 28 saves.
  • 1968 -- November 3 -- Jim Johnson tallied midway into the third period to lift the Flyers to a 3-2 home win. Simon Nolet tied the score earlier in the third. Bernie Parent made 33 saves. Rogie Vachon made 29 saves. The second-year Flyers beat Toronto and Montreal on consecutive nights.
  • 1968 -- November 21 --Montreal scored in each period and Gump Worsley made 22 saves in a 3-0 win at Philly. Bernie Parent made 46 saves.
  • 1968 -- December 14 -- John Ferguson scored in the first period and Tony Esposito made 25 saves in a 1-0 win for the Habs in Montreal. Bernie Parent made 46 saves in the defeat. This was the last game of an 11-game winless streak (0-9-2) for the Flyers.
  • 1969 -- January 16 -- Rogie Vachon and the Canadiens shutout the Flyers 4-0 in Philly. It was Montreal's third straight shutout in this series, using a different netminder in each victory. Bobby Rousseau's (2-1-3) goals gave the Habs a 2-0 lead. Bernie Parent played in all three shutout losses and made 128 saves on 136 shots (.941)
  • 1969 -- January 25 -- Yvon Cournoyer had a hat trick in Montreal's 6-3 home win. The Canadiens out-scored the Flyers 3-0 in the last period.
  • 1969 -- February 22 -- Ted Harris had three points, John Ferguson scored twice and Gump Worsley made 25 saves in Montreal's 4-1 home win.
  • 1969 -- June 12 -- Jean-Guy Gendron was sent to the Flyers for cash. A day earlier, the Canadiens claimed him from Philadelphia in the (now defunct) Intra-League Draft.
  • 1969 -- October 19 -- Jean-Guy Gendron scored with 1:01 to play in a 1-1 tie in Philadelphia. Bernie Parent made 37 saves. Marc Tardif scored with under nine minutes remaining to put Montreal ahead 1-0.
  • 1969 -- November 6 -- Rogie Vachon made 34 saves and Montreal scored three third period goals in a 4-1 win at Philly. Bernie Parent made 35 saves.
  • 1969 -- December 27 -- Simon Nolet scored with 1:26 to play in a 2-2 tie at Montreal. The Flyers trailed 2-0 with nine minutes remaining. The Canadiens scored in the final minute of the middle period to break a scoreless tie and added a third period goal to take a 2-0 lead.

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