Let's set the situation: The Flyers are up 1-0 late in the third period. Toronto was pressing hard in the Philly end. Luke Schenn directs a puck toward Brian Boucher... and this happens:â†µ
You heard the broadcaster. Did the play save a playoff spot for the Flyers? Probably not. Philly's win was big, but the one team behind them also lost, so a loss wouldn't have been devastating. There's no guaranteeing that the Leafs would even win the game if they scored this goal.â†µ
But, either way, it was a gigantic save at a vital part of this critical hockey game for the Flyers, and their fans will likely remember this one for some time.