The Flyers head to the locker room after the first period leading the Penguins 2-1, but given the way this series has developed they can't be too comfortable with such a slim lead. Matt Carle struck first for the Flyers, getting one past Marc-Andre Fleury 11:45 into the game:
Steve Sullivan evened things up for the Penguins a little more than three minutes later:
Scott Hartnell would bring the Flyers back into the lead at 17:35, putting one in the net:
That's only three goals total so far, so if history is any indication we can expect the next two periods to contain a few dozen scores each. Things have calmed down a bit from the madness that was on display earlier, but that doesn't mean anyone has gone soft. Their aim could use some improvement, though:
This has been a series that's more fun than it is top-shelf hockey, and that doesn't look to change tonight. The Flyers would love to put their cross-state rivals away, and the Penguins are desperate to survive. Stay tuned to this story stream for more videos and .gifs.
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