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'READ' About the OT win

Monday, 04.30.2012 / 6:22 PM ET / News
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\'READ\' About the OT win
Follow Flyers rookie Matt Read as he enters his first Stanley Cup Playoffs. Matt will be keeping this exclusive blog presented by Anexinet through the Flyers entire playoff run.

DAYS 17-19: Apr. 27-29

Yesterday's Game 1 I think the guys were a little anxious to get back out on the ice for some games after having a week off.

With no games it's kind of hard and it was a long week without a game, so it was nice to get back into playoff mode and grinding it out and winning games.

That first 10 minutes and the first couple shifts I was really just trying to shake the cob webs out and get my legs fully into the game.

I think every shift and the more ice time I got, the better I felt throughout the game and I think you could tell that we played the last 40 minutes of the game completely different.

It feels great to pull out another overtime game. The funny thing about that is when Danny scored that first goal, the first thought that went through my mind was that's gonna be a "no-goal" for sure, so I wasn't sure if we were supposed to jump over the boards or not.

All of us on the bench kind of looked around at each other because, you know it's overtime, and you're supposed to celebrate, so we weren't sure whether we should hop over the bench to go out. It was kind of an awkward situation.

When he scored that second one, we all knew that was it and it was great to hop out there and celebrate with the guys and enjoy it for the rest of the night.

Today I'm going to the mall with my mom. She's in town for a little bit and is going to come to tomorrow's Game 2.

I think we're going to do a little shopping and go out to dinner. For me today's a 'get out of the house' kind of day, so I'm going to enjoy it before I have to get into game-day mode early tomorrow.


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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - MTL 76 47 21 8 200 169 102
2 x - NYR 75 47 21 7 228 177 101
3 TBL 76 46 23 7 244 198 99
4 PIT 76 42 23 11 210 190 95
5 NYI 77 45 27 5 235 215 95
6 DET 75 40 23 12 220 206 92
7 WSH 76 41 25 10 223 188 92
8 BOS 76 38 25 13 201 196 89
9 OTT 75 37 26 12 218 203 86
10 FLA 76 35 26 15 190 207 85
11 PHI 76 30 29 17 198 219 77
12 CBJ 75 36 35 4 207 232 76
13 NJD 76 31 33 12 168 194 74
14 CAR 75 28 36 11 174 204 67
15 TOR 76 28 42 6 198 244 62
16 BUF 75 20 47 8 144 254 48

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Voracek 76 21 55 7 76
C. Giroux 75 23 46 2 69
W. Simmonds 75 28 22 -5 50
M. Streit 75 9 36 -10 45
B. Schenn 76 14 25 -7 39
S. Couturier 76 13 17 1 30
M. Del Zotto 58 9 20 -5 29
M. Read 74 7 22 -7 29
M. Raffl 61 20 6 7 26
V. Lecavalier 52 7 11 -10 18
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Mason 15 17 11 .927 2.24
R. Emery 10 10 6 .892 3.15
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