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Funeral Home Offers Flyers Fans Condolences After Playoff Elimination

Funeral Home Offers Flyers Fans Condolences After Playoff Elimination

Provorov played Game 6 despite an injury to his left shoulder that limited his effectiveness.

The Philadelphia Flyers forward revealed Sunday after being eliminated from the playoffs that he played the final two contests of his season with a serious knee injury. And again with under a minute left in the second, when a pair of terrible Radko Gudas turnovers in Pittsburgh's offensive zone led to a Guentzel score and a 4-4 tie.

Be sure to follow Ryan Gilbert and Sons of Penn on Twitter and Facebook for analysis, insight, GIFs and more regarding your Philadelphia Flyers. That created a 2-on-0 and Kessel fed Guentzel for the slam dunk into an empty net, giving the Penguins a 5-4 lead with his second of the game.

The Penguins almost scored on an extended stretch of 6-on-5 play, as the Flyers could not touch up on a delayed penalty call.

Six years into his National Hockey League career, Couturier had never scored more than 15 goals in a season, had never provided conclusive evidence that he could be more than a third-line center and penalty-killer. Bryan Rust beat Neuvirth with a wrap around 12 minutes into the second for his ninth career goal in a potential elimination game.

Sean Couturier's long shot from the point got past Matt Murray with 1:17 left and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-2 on Friday night to force sixth game in the first-round series.

The Penguins' offensive attack attempted 34.2 shots per game in the regular season, resulting in 3.4 goals per outing (ranked fourth overall in the NHL). Neuvirth turned aside 30 of the 32 shots he faced to lead the Flyers to a win in his first start of these playoffs.

"They're that type of team where you give them one chance and they'll make you pay", Couturier said. They just chucked stuff while action was unfolding, forcing players to maneuver around it.

The Flyers were 2-for-21 (9.5 percent) on the power play. But he was the only one to score more than one goal against the Penguins.

Not only did Couturier play, but he also scored the game victor with 1:15 left.

Couturier, 25, logged 31 goals and 45 assists in 82 games during the regular season and will look to build on the breakout season in 2018-19. Patric Hornqvist will also be a game time decision for the Penguins. "We'll learn from it and come stronger next year". They are 0-2 at home. "... There's been a lot of talk, we're tight to play at home, we're this, we're that".