Final: Flyers 4 - Rangers 2
Series Tied 1-1
- Ray Emery (PHI) - 2 GA, 31 Saves, .939 SV%
- Luke Schenn (PHI) - 1 G, 0 A, 3 SOG, Plus-1
- Jake Voracek (PHI) - 1 G, 0 A, 2 SOG, Plus-1
- The Rangers struck first in the first period on a 3-on-2 when Rick Nash got the puck to Derek Stepan in the slot and Stepan fed it to Martin St. Louis on the wing who beat Ray Emery just 4:08 into the first period.
- Just over four minutes later, the Rangers would make it 2-0 when Derrick Brassard got the puck to Benoit Pouliot who flubbed the one-timer but the change in speed allowed the puck to fool Emery.
- The Flyers responded six minutes later when Scott Hartnell flipped the puck up along the boards to Jake Voracek who stormed down the side and cut in front of the Rangers net and beat Henrik Lundqvist on a beautiful move to make it 2-1.
- In the second period with the Flyers on the power play, Vinny Lecavalier's shot was stopped then hit the skate of Brayden Schenn and ended up on the stick of Jason Akeson who beat Lundqvist to tie the game.
- After a delayed penalty coming to the Rangers, Michael Raffl carried the puck into the Rangers zone and got it to Adam Hall who got off an off-balanced shot. Lundqvist made the first save but Luke Schenn pounded home the rebound to make it 3-2 Flyers.
- The goal marked the first time in the last 10 games at Madison Square Garden the Flyers scored more than two goals in a game.
- Late in the third period after a Rangers bench-minor, Wayne Simmonds was strong on the puck carrying it out of his zone and got it to Matt Read who passed it back to Simmonds who scored on the empty net to ice the game for Philadelphia.
- Discipline was still a problem for the Flyers as they were called for nine penalties and gave the Rangers six power plays.
- New York was 1-for-6 on the power play while the Flyers were 2-for-3 on the man advantage.
- The Rangers out-shot the Flyers 33-25 including 17-9 in the second period that was seemingly controlled by the Flyers.
- Claude Giroux did not record a shot on goal for the fourth-straight game at Madison Square Garden but he set the tone early, recorded an assist and was plus-2 in the game.
- The win ends a nine-game losing streak at Madison Square Garden for the Flyers.
- The Flyers are 30-7 in series when they win Game 2.
- Philadelphia is now 20-17 in Game 2 when they have lost Game 1.
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