Posted March 25, 2012 on AP on Fox

ANAHEIM, CA - DECEMBER 19: Goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov #30 of the Phoenix Coyotes looks on from his during the NHL game against the Anaheim Ducks at the Honda Center on December 19, 2009 in Anaheim, California. The Ducks defeated the Coyotes 4-2. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)
Ilya Bryzgalov has continued his dominant play in the month of March, leading to a playoff berth for the Philadelphia Flyers. His play will also have a hand in whether they can make a run at a more prestigious achievement. Bryzgalov will likely get a chance to continue his dazzling run as the Flyers attempt to win for the eighth time in nine games at Wells Fargo Center in a matchup with the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday night. Bryzgalov is 10-1-1 with a 1.22 goals-against average and four shutouts this month, a dramatic turnaround from his 2.78 GAA and two shutouts in his first 44 games with Philadelphia (44-23-8). The fact that the Russian goaltender's greatest success has come in March shouldn't come as a surprise. He leads the NHL with 26 wins, eight shutouts and a 1.84 GAA during that month over the last three seasons, helping Phoenix to the playoffs twice and now the Flyers, who have their sights set on a run to their first Stanley Cup since 1974-75. "The way he's playing ...
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