Wanting to set an early tempo that will hopefully help them close out rival Pittsburgh Penguins Sunday, the Philadelphia Flyers have done just that in the first period of Game 6 at the Wells Fargo Center. Star forward Claude Giroux and Scott Hartnell both scored goals in the first 20 minutes to help their team earn a 2-0 advantage.
Giroux's goal, his sixth of the series, came just 32 seconds into the contest and was the Flyers first even-man goal in two games. Giroux wasn't done there, however, as he collected his 13th point of the series (a franchise record) by assisting on Hartnell's tally, which came during a power-play with about seven minutes to play. The score marked the Flyers' 12th extra-man goal of this series, which also sets a franchise record.
The Flyers, who lead the best-of-seven series 3-2 and can close out the Penguins with a victory, out-shot (10-9) and simply out-played Pittsburgh in the first period.
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