No love in Chicago

Published on January 23rd, 2011

Flyers at Chicago

By Fran Rubert

Jan.23, 2011

Flyers Notes: James van Riemsdyk out and Dan Carcillo in. Sergei Bobrovsky starts his 31st game of the season with 19 wins, 6 losses and 3 overtime , a 2.49 goals against average and a .918 save percentage.

First Period Highlights:

Both teams had some early chances with Sergei Bobrovksy with big pad save early and a loose puck in front of Chicago net cleared out by their defense.

Penalties: Scott Hartnell and Bryan Bickell fighting at 6:37. Penalty at 7:18 tripping on Niklas Hjalmarsson. Timonen shot blocked, Chris Pronger shot blocked and lands on top of net at 17:37. 9:39 glove save by Bobrovsky on Jordan Hendry from the left point.

Penalty at 10:13 on Braydon Coburn for holding after a great poke check save by Sergei Bobrovsky. Patrick Kane shot from right circle save by Bobrovsky at 10:56. 13:05 Sergei Bobrovsky save on Marian Hossa as he cuts in front of the net. Jeff Carter 14:14 shot from the right wing defended short side by goalie Corey Crawford as the puck bounces in front and cleared out.

18:10 Patrick Sharp shot deflected to corner by Sergei Bobrovsky. Brian Campbell shot from right circle held by Bobrosky at 18:30.

First Period Statistics: Shots: Flyers-9, Chicago-11. Hits: Flyers 8, Chicago 10. Face offs won: Flyers 5, Chicago 11.

Second Half Highlights:

Braydon Coburn big shot goal causes a goal mouth scramble and Carter scores as he knocks in loose puck in the crease at :54. Jeff Carter hits Corey Crawford in the mask at 4:55 with shot. Another goal mouth scramble with loose puck not put in by Flyers at 4:55.  6:24 Andreas Nodl shot, left pad save by Corey Crawford.

Penalty7:04 on Flyers Danny Briere for cross checking.  Mike Richards semi-break save at 8:13, save.  Tomas Kopecky shot and save by Sergei Bobrovsky at the end of the power play.  Kimmo Timonen 10:17 shot short side off the side of net after a Nickolay Zherdev set up.

12:12 shot rattles high off Crawford.  Braydon Coburn shot 13:37, Giroux cloe in save by Crawffod, Zherdev shot save at 13:37. Penalties on Daniel Carcillo and Jake Dowell for fighting at 13:50. JonathanToews chance from the side of net, save by Bobrovsky at 14:00.

14:32 two close saves against Chicago by Bobrovsky.  Sean O’Donnell shot from let top circle, save.  Danny Briere shot pins to the side of the net at 16:12 off the right wing rush.  Troy Brouwer deflection shot save by Bobrovsky at 17:32. Corey Crawford save on Claude Giroux at 19:32 on a deflection at side of net from a Mike Richards feed.

Third Period Highlights:

2:28 Nikolay Zherdev scores on wrap around to make it 2-0 after a Claude Giroux good fore-check.  4:32 left wing shot, Crawford save after good Flyers pressure.  5:21 Jeff Carter scores at left post after Claude Giroux sets him up after a take away.

Marian Hossa attempt saved by Bobrovsky from in close; a penalty shot at 6:49 is awarded to Marian Hossa who scores to cut the lead to 3-1. 7:47 Sergei Bobrovsky big save after a Flyer giveaway.

Penalty by Troy Brouwer at 8:50 tripping against Kimmo Timonen.

11:17 Tomas Kopecky shot from right circle save by Bobrovsky. 13:45 Danny Briere chance blocked down by defense in front of net. 15:38 Danny Briere shot off a good Ville Leino fore check along the left boards, save Crawford.

16:58 Danny Briere great chance saved after Scott Hartnell set up. Chicago pulls Crawford with 1:31 left in regulation. 19:53 Patrick Kane off the left wing is saved by Sergei Bobrovsky. Scott Hartnell scores into the empty net 19:10 to make it a 4-1 final.

Final Game Statistics:

Shots: Flyers 34, Chicago 31. Power Play: Flyers 0-2, Chicago 0-2.

The Flyers return home against the Canadiens on Tuesday January 25, 7:00 p.m.

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