10/18/14: Philadelphia Flyers 6 Dallas Stars 5 (OT)

1st Stars Goal (Daley), Powerplay

  • Dallas Contributions
    Ja. Benn – starts with the puck in the left corner of the Flyers zone and passes it back to Goligoski at the left point (cont.), gets the puck from Spezza and drops it back to the top of the zone for Goligoski (cont.), gets the puck from Spezza and tries to feed it back into the slot, but it’s behind Spezza and goes to Daley at the right faceoff circle
    A. Goligoski – skates the puck to the middle of the blue line and then passes it back to the left point for Seguin (cont.), gets the puck from Ja. Benn and then passes it down to Spezza in the left corner (cont.), receives the puck back from Spezza, then feeds it to him again at the top of the left circle
    T. Seguin – carries the puck down to the left faceoff dot and then drops it off in the left corner for Spezza
    J. Spezza – passes the puck back into the left faceoff circle for Ja. Benn (cont.), gets the puck from Goligoski and gives it back to him at the top of the zone (cont.), gets the puck from Goligoski again, skates towards the slot as if he’s going to take a shot, and passes the puck to Ja. Benn along the goal line to the left of the net
    T. Daley – quickly takes a wrist shot that beats Mason before he can get across the crease
  • Philadelphia Faults
    M. Raffl – is not in the penalty box, but caused the too many men penalty by playing the puck right off the bench before his man was off the ice

1st Flyers Goal (Couturier), Even

  • Philadelphia Contributions
    N. Grossmann – settles down a rolling puck in the defensive zone and moves it to Jones exiting the right side of the Flyers zone
    B. Jones – gets to center ice and flips the puck into the left corner of the Stars zone
    S. Couturier – wins the race to the puck in the corner, takes it behind the net, and throws a pass out to MacDonald entering the middle of the Stars zone (cont.), wins the race/battle to the loose puck over Daley and knocks it into the net
    A. MacDonald – winds up and takes a slapshot towards the net
    R. Umberger – tips MacDonald’s shot in the slot so that it ends up hitting Jo. Benn’s skates in front of Lehtonen and bounces to the left side of the crease
  • Dallas Faults
    T. Daley – fails to play the loose puck or tie up Couturier in front of the net after Lehtonen makes the initial save

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2nd Flyers Goal (Schenn), Even

  • Philadelphia Contributions
    B. Schenn – picks up a rebound in the Flyers zone, skates it through the neutral zone, skates past Jo. Benn down the right-side boards in the Stars zone to the right corner, and finally backhands a pass to L. Schenn above the right faceoff circle (cont.), taps in the loose puck from the left side of the crease
    L. Schenn – winds up and takes a slapshot that Lehtonen gets a piece of, but can’t stop, caroming the puck out behind him to the left side of the crease
  • Dallas Faults
    Jo. Benn – loses his coverage of B. Schenn along the boards and going into the corner of the Stars zone
    K. Lehtonen – lets L. Schenn’s shot sneak under his left pad for an easy tap-in goal

2nd Stars Goal (Cole), Even

  • Dallas Contributions
    B. Dillon – holds the puck below his goal line and makes a pass out to Horcoff in the neutral zone
    S. Horcoff – tips the puck to the left side boards across center ice (cont.), gets the puck back and skates it down to the left faceoff dot in the Flyers zone as Cole breaks to the slot
    P. Eaves – ties up L. Schenn at center so he can’t play the puck and has the puck go off of his left leg back to Horcoff skating through the neutral zone
    E. Cole – skates past the coverage of Rinaldo to get an open lane to the net and redirects Horcoff’s centering pass past Mason’s left pad
  • Philadelphia Faults
    Z. Rinaldo – loses Cole in the neutral zone and can’t catch up to him going to the net, leaving Horcoff with an easy target and Cole with an easy goal

3rd Stars Goal (Daley), Powerplay

  • Dallas Contributions
    Ja. Benn – gets to a rebound in the right corner of the Flyers zone and passes the puck behind the net for Seguin
    T. Seguin – keeps the puck moving along the boards up to Spezza at the left half-boards (cont.), gets the puck from Spezza and puts a perfect saucer pass across the slot to Daley at the bottom inside corner of the right faceoff circle
    J. Spezza – passes the puck to Goligoski at the left point (cont.), gets the puck from Goligoski and sends it back down to Seguin at the goal line to the left of the net
    A. Goligoski – moves towards the middle and then passes the puck back to Spezza against the left-side boards
    T. Daley – one-times Seguin’s pass past Mason’s blocker before he can get across
  • Philadelphia Faults
    M. Read – isn’t in the penalty box, but is the man who touches the puck that draws the too many men call at the Flyers bench

4th Stars Goal (Benn), Even

  • Dallas Contributions
    J. Spezza – gets his skate on the puck during a board battle with Schultz in the right corner of the Flyers zone and knocks the puck back to Seguin
    T. Seguin – immediately passes the loose puck to the slot for Ja. Benn
    Ja. Benn – wrists the puck past Mason’s glove before he has any chance to react
  • Philadelphia Faults
    N. Schultz – loses a puck battle to Spezza in the right corner of the Flyers zone despite having positioning on him
    M. Streit – moves behind the net hoping for a loose puck while there are two Flyers covering two Stars in the corner, which leaves Ja. Benn all alone in front of the net

3rd Flyers Goal (MacDonald), Powerplay

  • Philadelphia Contributions
    M. Read – gets tied up on a shooting attempt in the slot, but still gets control of the bouncing puck at the right faceoff dot and then passes it back to Del Zotto at the right point
    M. Del Zotto – controls the puck and then moves it to the left point for MacDonald
    A. MacDonald – moves the puck to the top of the left faceoff circle and steps into a slapshot that beats Lehtonen’s glove
  • Dallas Faults
    Jo. Benn – in the penalty box for interference

4th Flyers Goal (Voracek), Even

  • Philadelphia Contributions
    C. Giroux – picks up a loose puck behind the Stars net after a missed shot, carries it towards the left corner of the Stars zone, and passes it up to Schultz in the high slot
    N. Schultz – one-times Giroux’s pass to the net, where Lehtonen stops it but allows a rebound to the right side of the crease
    J. Voracek – steps to the rebound and fires it through Lehtonen’s five-hole
  • Dallas Faults
    K. Lehtonen – has Schultz’s shot go into his glove and bounce right back out for a rebound to Voracek

5th Stars Goal (Spezza), Even

  • Dallas Contributions
    Jo. Benn – blocks MacDonald’s attempt to chip the puck along the boards in the left corner (cont.), gets the puck from Seguin along the left-side boards, carries it up to the left point, to the middle of the blue line, and makes a slap-pass through the slot to Spezza to the right of the crease
    T. Seguin – picks up the puck from Jo. Benn’s skates and carries it halfway up the left-side boards before losing it to Jo. Benn trailing him
    J. Spezza – redirects Jo. Benn’s pass into the crease where Emery tries to glove it, then gets his stick under Emery’s glove to knock the puck in
  • Philadelphia Faults
    A. MacDonald – tries to chip the puck against the boards in the left corner of the Flyers zone but can’t get it past Jo. Benn for a turnover
    N. Grossmann – loses track of Spezza as everyone watches Jo. Benn with the puck, leaving him alone next to the net so he could redirect the puck and get a second chance to put it in

5th Flyers Goal (Raffl), Even

  • Philadelphia Contributions
    M. Streit – gets the puck in the corner of the Flyers zone, keeps it away from Eakin, and passes it behind the net for Raffl on the other side
    M. Raffl – skates the puck through the defensive zone and moves it to Voracek exiting the right side of the Flyers zone (cont.), gets the puck from Voracek and tries to center it for Giroux, but has the puck hit Daley’s skate and bounce into the net instead
    J. Voracek – carries the puck through the neutral zone into the Stars zone and pulls up after crossing the blue line, then passes the puck down to Raffl skating through the right faceoff circle
    C. Giroux – skates to the far side of the crease, which draws Daley to him to cover the pass where he ends up knocking the puck into the net
  • Dallas Faults
    T. Daley – has Raffl’s pass go off of his left skate and into the net
    R. Garbutt – doesn’t listen to Daley telling him to cover Giroux streaking to the net, forcing Daley to stay away from Raffl and cover the pass that he redirects into the net

6th Flyers Goal (Giroux), Powerplay

  • Philadelphia Contributions
    J. Voracek – gets the puck at the right faceoff circle of the Stars zone after a blocked shot and passes it to the top of the zone for Streit (cont.), one-touches Giroux’s pass back to Streit at the top of the zone
    M. Streit – fakes a shot and then passes to Giroux at the left point (cont.), gets the puck from Voracek and then passes it to Giroux at the top of the left faceoff circle
    C. Giroux – passes the puck through the high slot to Voracek at the right faceoff dot (cont.), one-ties Streit’s pass through Lehtonen’s five-hole for the winner
  • Dallas Faults
    T. Daley – in the penalty box for hooking
    K. Lehtonen – is in position for the shot but just doesn’t get down to the ice or keep his stick in front at the right time to make an expected save

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