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Flyers Stave Off Elimination, Blank the Penguins in Game Five

Published by on April 24, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

Penguins can't fly, but they can lay eggs.

Behind a strong 28-save performance from Martin Biron, the Flyers played a near perfect game five and defeated the Penguins 3-0 to force a sixth game.

Credit the goaltending, credit the goal-scorers, credit the officials (yes, I said it). Whatever the reason, everything came together tonight.

This win is important not only in that it pushed the series to six games, but it also showed the Flyers can win in Pittsburgh in the playoffs, something they haven't done in nine years.

Early on, as expected, the bodies were flying around. The Pens were whistled offside at about the 2:30 mark, and no surprise, the know-it-alls in the stands booed.

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