ECSF Game 2, Discussion Thread: Boston Bruins at Philadelphia Flyers

PHILADELPHIA, PA - APRIL 30: (L-R) Goaltenders Sergei Bobrovsky #35 and Brian Boucher #33 of the Philadelphia Flyers arrive for their game against the Boston Bruins in Game One of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Wells Fargo Center on April 30, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
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No. 3 Boston Bruins at No. 2 Philadelphia Flyers

Game 2, Eastern Conference Semifinals -- Bruins lead series, 1-0

7:30 tonight at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia

Catch the action on Versus, TSN and 610 WIP

[Game Preview] - [SBNation.com Coverage] - [Boston Perspective]

Tonight's goaltenders:


GP MIN W L EGA GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
Brian Boucher 34 1885 18 10 76 2.42 902 826 .916 0


GP MIN W L EGA GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
Tim Thomas 57 3364 35 11 112 2.00 1811 1699 .938 9


Lineups, questions with answers and our in-game discussion. 

Flyers Projected Lineup

Hartnell - Briere - Leino
van Riemsdyk - Giroux - Zherdev 
Carcillo - Richards - Versteeg
Shelley/Rinaldo - Betts - Powe

Carle - Pronger
Timonen - Coburn
Meszaros - SOD

Healthy Scratches: Danny Syvret, Nick Boynton, Matt Walker, Kevin Marshall, Erik Gustafsson, Zac Rinaldo/Jody Shelley, Ben Holmstrom, Eric Wellwood, Michael Ryan, Mike Testwuide, Johan Backlund

Injuries: Jeff Carter (knee), Andreas Nodl (eye), Michael Leighton (bruised ego), Oskars Bartulis (shoulder)

Boston Projected Lineup

Lucic - Krejci - Horton
Marchand - Bergeron - Recchi
Kelly - Peverley - Ryder
Paille - Campbell - Thornton

Chara - Seidenberg
Kaberle - McQuaid
Ference - Boychuk

Healthy Scratches: Tyler Seguin, Trent Whitfield, Kirk Macdonald, Jordan Caron, Zach Hamill, Lane Macdermid, Jamie Arniel, Shane Hnidy, Colby Cohen, Yury Alexandrov, Matt Bartowski, Steven Kampfer, Andrew Bodnarchuk, Anton Khudobin, Michael Hutchinson

Injuries: Marc Savard (concussion)

Questions to Answer

  1. Can the defense shore things up tonight?
  2. Is the crowd a bit more into the game?
  3. Can the Flyers stop that Bruins top line?
  4. Better match-up choices from Peter Laviolette?
  5. Will Boston's power play continue to suck?
  6. Rebound game from Brian Boucher?
Only on Versus tonight. WIP, too. Oh, and right here. Let's go, Flyers.
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