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By Charlie O’Connor (@THG_Charlie)
After three first period goals, you could almost hear the scribes at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh pounding away at their keyboards, rehashing the classic Philadelphia hockey narrative. Yet again, the goaltender was coming up short.
But their delete keys were destined to work overtime on Wednesday night.
Falling behind 3-0 to the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, Ilya Bryzgalov and the Philadelphia Flyers stormed back, scoring four answered goals and downing the Penguins in overtime by a score of 4-3.
Bryzgalov was key in sparking the comeback.
Despite allowing three goals on thirteen shots, Bryzgalov did not play poorly in the opening stanza. The first goal came on a spectacular individual effort from Sidney Crosby, as he roofed a backhanded wrist shot while falling down in the slot. The second Pittsburgh came courtesy of a 2-on-1 rush by Jordan Staal and Tyle...