The Flyers put 73 shots towards the net to Toronto’s 42. The Flyers had 21 shots blocked and another 20 that missed in addition to their 32 on goal. Mark Streit had four shots on goal and another four that were blocked.
Good effort by the OB last night. They need to finish better, though. 41 shots that were blocked or didn’t hit the net? Ouch. And the ones that did… well, I’ll just remind you of our previous Jonathan Bernier coverage:
Matt Read’s name has been thrown around by Panaccio and others as a possible chip that the Flyers could send to their better half on the West Coast so that they can get first crack at negotiating rights with Bernier.
Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos is reporting that restricted free agent Jonathan Bernier, Jonathan Quick’s backup with the Kings, will be traded soon and that the Flyers are the frontrunners.
The Flyers are reported to be the frontrunners to trade for restricted free agent Jonathan Bernier, whose (potential) signing would surely spell the end of Ilya Bryzgalov’s overpaid run in Philadelphia.
The Flyers and Maple Leafs are still in the running to land restricted free agent goalie Jonathan Bernier from the Kings, but, apparently, the Leafs have upped the ante.
They sure did.
Wish we got this guy. He looked like the real deal last night– quick, destroys all angles, and big in net. He’ll be the Leafs’ full-time starter by Boxing Day.
Nothing else of note to talk about. Good hockey game, tough outcome.
Here’s Brayden Schenn and Joffrey Lupul in the worst fight ever, presumably because pretty faces were involved and no one wants them breaking: