Originally written on Buzz On Broad  |  Last updated 1/12/12


The plot thickens...

With Sergei Bobrovsky playing at a high level, talks of a goalie controversy are not going to go away anytime soon. His stellar play continued tonight.

Here are some notes on tonight's win:

  • Claude Giroux was 14 for 19 (74 percent) on faceoffs. 
  • The Flyers had 22 shots tonight, which ties for second fewest this season and is the fewest shots they’ve had in a win this season.
  • The penalty shot save by Sergei Bobrovsky was the first of his career.  He had been 0-for-3 on penalty shots.  Bobrovsky has now been in the net for the last four Flyers penalty shots against.  It was the first saved penalty shot by any Flyers goaltender since Martin Biron stopped Tampa Bay’s Ryan Malone on December 2, 2008 – opponents had scored on five consecutive penalty shots since then.  Prior to that five-shot streak for shooters, Flyers goaltenders had stopped 14 of 15 penalty shots from 1998 – 2008.
  • Harry Zolnierczyk led the Flyers in hits (4) despite having the least amount of ice time (9:10).

Full video highlights are after the jump.

 
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