Final: Flyers 5 - Rangers 2
Series Tied 3-3
- Wayne Simmonds (PHI) - 3 G, 0 A, 6 SOG, 12:50 TOI
- Steve Mason (PHI) - 2 GA, 34 Saves, .944 SV%
- Erik Gustafsson (PHI) - 1 G, 0 A, 3 SOG, Plus-1
- The Flyers got on the board seven minutes into the first period on Wayne Simmonds' second goal of the playoffs. Scott Hartnell got the puck to Simmonds on the doorstep where he was greeted by Henrik Lundqvist. After a few whacks, Simmonds scored to give the Flyers a 1-0 lead.
- In the second period, Brayden Schenn carried the puck in on Lundqvist but lost control as it slid right to Simmonds as he blasted it into the open net to make it 2-0 Flyers.
- Fresh out of the box from a phantom high-sticking call, Braydon Coburn cleared the puck down where Erik Gustafsson raced to the loose puck. Gustafsson beat Lundqvist with a wrist-shot to put the Flyers up 3-0 with just over five minutes remaining in the second period.
- Gustafsson has two career playoff goals in eight games. Both gave the Flyers a 3-0 lead in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals.
- With the Flyers on their second power play of the game, Claude Giroux found Jake Voracek on a great cross-ice pass. Voracek meticulously carried the puck into the slot where he shot/passed the puck towards the front of the net where Simmond redirected it home for his third goal of the game and his first career playoff hat trick.
- It was the Flyers first hat trick against the Ranger since Simon Gagne's on December 30, 2009 and their first against them in the playoffs since Eric Lindros' in 1997.
- Lundqvist was pulled in favor of Cam Talbot to start the third period.
- In the third period, Carl Hagelin would end Steve Mason's shutout bid with his second goal of the playoffs.
- Rangers coach Alain Vigneault pulled Talbot with over five minutes remaining and his team trailing 4-1. Giroux would put home an empty-netter to seal the victory.
- New York would score later after a scramble in front of Mason and Mats Zuccarello put home the rebound from Benoit Pouliot's original shot.
- The Rangers out-shot the Flyers 36-29 and it marked the fifth consecutive game in the series in which the winning team was out-shot.
- Philadelphia went 2-for-3 on the power play while the Rangers went 0-for-5 on the man-advantage.
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