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Final: Bruins 3, Flyers 2

Posted by Steve Silva, Boston.com Staff  May 3, 2010 07:00 PM

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Game 2 Final: Bruins 3, Flyers 2
The Bruins kept the pressure on at the end of the game and come away with a 3-2 win. They'll head to Philadelphia with a 2 games to none lead in the series. We'll have much more from the locker room and pressers coming up soon.

18:38 3d period: 3-2
The Flyers have pulled the goaltender. The crowd is on their feet. Bruins just missed the open net...

17:03 3d period: 3-2
Milan Lucic scores the go ahead goal after a deflected puck landed right in front of him and he quickly fired it past Boucher's shoulder giving the Bruins the lead. The Garden has erupted.

12:03 3d period: 2-2
Make it 0-for-5 on the power play for the Bruins. Not a lot of quality shots or pressure on the Flyers net during the man advantages for Boston tonight. Shots on goal: Boston 25, Philadelphia 24.

10:03 3d period: 2-2
Danny Briere heads to the penalty box again (hooking) for the Flyers. The Bruins are now 0-for-4 on the power play with another one about to begin.

7:32 3d period: 2-2
Arron Asham hits the penalty box for the Flyers who had too many men on the ice. The crowd, which has been a little flat, starts up another "Let's go Bruins," chant. Bruins are 0-for-3 on the power play tonight.

5:00 3d period: 2-2
The Bruins' Michael Ryder just had a clean shot on Brian Boucher from the blue line but fired it right into his pads.

3:45 3d period: 2-2
The play is starting to get a little more physical. Zdeno Chara just put a solid hit on Scott Hartnell behind the Bruins net.

0:00 3d period: 2-2
A sellout crowd of 17,565 is set to see if the Bruins can get the lead back as we are underway in the final period. The Bruins are 100 percent on the penalty kill tonight and have killed off 26 of 28 penalties during the playoffs.

19:35 2d period: 2-2
Briere comes back from the penalty and scores on a wrist shot from the right side up high. Fouth goal of the playoffs for Briere.

17:18 2d period: 2-1
The Flyers' Danny Briere gets 2 minutes for hooking. Second power play for the Bruins.

16:24 2d period: 2-1
One sign from a fan: "Satan... putting goalies through hell since 1993." Shots on goal for the game Flyers 19, Bruins 16.

12:48 2d period: 2-1
Vladimir Sobotka gets 2 minutes for "holding the stick." Philadelphia is currently 0-for-3 on the power play tonight. And Blake Wheeler just fired one at Boucher for another shorthanded scoring opportunity for Boston.

9:31 2d period: 2-1
Miroslav Satan got set up on a perfect pass from Blake Wheeler and fired a clean snap shot from the faceoff circle to beat Brian Boucher up high and give the Bruins the lead. It's a 5 game point streak in playoffs for Satan, with 4 goals and 3 assists.

5:55 2d period: 1-1
Marc Savard gets called for a slashing penalty. Bruins shorthanded for two minutes. The crowd wanted Daniel Carcillo to take a seat in the box as he pulled down Savard at the neck after a scrum in front of the Flyers net.

3:49 2d period: 1-1
Bruins on their second power play of the night as Scott Hartnell just went to the box for a 2 minute roughing penalty.

1:05 2d period: 1-1
Patrice Bergeron had a strong scoring opportunity with a wide open shot from the left circle on Boucher, but just missed the net.

0:00 2d period: 1-1
Marc Savard has logged 6 shifts for the Bruins in the first period, totaling 5:16 of ice time.

17:06 1st period: 1-1
Mike Richards beat Tuukka Rask on a wrist shot from the right side to give the Flyers their first goal of the game. Danny Briere and Ville Leino get the assist for Philly. All tied up at 1-1.

15:10 1st period: 1-0
Bruins successfully stop the Flyers on the power play. Tight play so far.

13:10 1st period: 1-0
Steve Begin gets 2 minutes for cross-checking Daniel Carcillo into the boards. Philadelphia on the power play for the second time.

10:41 1st period: 1-0
Bruins had some trouble getting organized on the power play, when they finally got into the Philadelphia zone, they only get off two shots. Flyers hold the line.

8:41 1st period: 1-0
Bruins on the power play for the first time as Flyers' defenseman Lukas Krajicek gets 2 minutes for holding.

7:52 1st period: 1-0
Flyers bringing pressure into the Bruins zone. Some soft shots no problem for Rask. Shots on goal so far: Flyers 5, Bruins 4. "Let's go Bruins" chant breaks out for the first time.

6:29 1st period: 1-0
The late arriving crowd is ramped up in full force after the Bruins opening goal. Chants of "BOU-cher... BOU-cher" have erupted from the upper level seats.

5:12 1st period: 1-0
Johnny Boychuk beat Flyers' goalie Brian Boucher on a wrist shot from the left side through the nine hole. Patrice Bergeron, who won the faceoff, gets the assist. Bruins up 1-0.

2:47 1st period: 0-0
Bruins successfully hold the Flyers on the power play. Mark Recchi and Patrice Bergeron put on some offensive pressure on a rush to the net during shorthanded play.

0:47 1st period: 0-0
Blake Wheeler goes to the penalty box for hooking. Flyers on the power play.

0:18 1st period: 0-0
Shawn Thornton and Steve Begin get physical in front of the Flyers net early.

0:00 1st period: 0-0
Welcome to the Jungle blaring on the speakers.

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Tuukka Rask pregame warmups. (Steve Silva / Boston.com)
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