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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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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - WSH 82 56 18 8 252 193 120
2 x - PIT 82 48 26 8 245 203 104
3 y - FLA 82 47 26 9 239 203 103
4 x - NYR 82 46 27 9 236 217 101
5 x - NYI 82 45 27 10 232 216 100
6 x - TBL 82 46 31 5 227 201 97
7 x - PHI 82 41 27 14 214 218 96
8 x - DET 82 41 30 11 211 224 93
9 BOS 82 42 31 9 240 230 93
10 CAR 82 35 31 16 198 226 86
11 OTT 82 38 35 9 236 247 85
12 NJD 82 38 36 8 184 208 84
13 MTL 82 38 38 6 221 236 82
14 BUF 82 35 36 11 201 222 81
15 CBJ 82 34 40 8 219 252 76
16 TOR 82 29 42 11 198 246 69

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
C. Giroux 78 22 45 -8 67
W. Simmonds 81 32 28 -7 60
B. Schenn 80 26 33 3 59
J. Voracek 73 11 44 -5 55
S. Gostisbehere 64 17 29 8 46
S. Couturier 63 11 28 8 39
M. Raffl 82 13 18 9 31
M. Read 79 11 15 -5 26
M. Streit 62 6 17 -1 23
S. Laughton 71 7 14 -2 21
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Mason 23 19 10 .918 2.51
M. Neuvirth 18 8 4 .924 2.27
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