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This is my first attempt at any type of blog here on HockeyBuzz. I've been a long time reader of the site and read just about every thing posted here. I've been wanting to do game previews and recaps for awhile now and I have finally went ahead and did it! I hope you enjoy it and I hopefully I can improve in the future.

A more graphical version can be found on my new website that I am slowly working on. http://www.jasonwinslow.com/flyers/gameday.html

So here we go ....

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<center> <h3>New York Islanders at the Philadelphia Flyers</h3>
<h4>March 8, 2008 - 7:00 PM<br />
Wachovia Center, Philadelphia, PA <br /></center></h4>
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<b>Flyers 4 Islanders 1<br /></b>
<b><u>Game Notes:</b></u><br />
• The Flyers power play was on fire tonight going 4 for 7. Hats off to Terry Murray for finally getting the formula right without Richards. The PK wasn't bad either going 5-5.<br />
• It's wierd when the only plus players in a game are the losing team and the only minus players are the winning team. I guess thats what happens when you score 4 power play goals in a game. <br />
• Briere and Prospal finally seem to be getting a little chemistry going. DiPietro robbed at least 2 goals from them. If Carter cools off this line will be ready to go. Just imagine if Gagne was with them .... <br />
• The refs made a few bad calls including the hit on Upshall. The waved off goal was marginal. They hardly reviewed it. At least the game wasn't decided over it, so it's really not a big deal. The Flyers got away with a few as well.<br />
• I found it amuzing that after the Bill Guerin cheap shot on Upshall, the CSN Broadcast did a feature on him. Guerin took the camera on a tour of his new house on Long Island.<br />
• Steve Downie was scratched again in favor of 7 defensemen. I could think of better guys to sit but I won't mention Modrys name.<br />
• Scotty Hartnell was rockin' an Eagles hat during the post game interview.<br />
• This was Derian Hatcher's 200 game as a Flyer.<br />
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<u><b>Scoring Summary:</u></b><br />
<b>1st Period</b><br />
• None <br />
<b> 2nd Period</b><br />
• Philadelphia 2:48, Daniel Briere 24 (power play) (Kimmo Timonen, Braydon Coburn) <br />
• Philadelphia 12:06, Jeff Carter 26 (power play) (Scottie Upshall, Kimmo Timonen) <br />
<b>3rd Period</b><br />
• Philadelphia 7:22, Scott Hartnell 21 (power play) (Braydon Coburn, Kimmo Timonen) <br />
• NY Islanders 7:45, Freddy Meyer 3 (Blake Comeau) <br />
• Philadelphia 13:18, Scott Hartnell 22 (power play) (Vaclav Prospal, Braydon Coburn)<br />
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<u><b>Special Teams:</u></b><br />
<u>New York:</u><br />
PP 0 for 5.<br />
Time on attack: 9:11<br />
Shots: 9<br />
<u>Philadelphia:</u><br />
PP 4 for 7.<br />
Time on attack: 7:38<br />
Shots: 7<br />
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<u><b>Misc:</u></b><br />
Winning Goaltender: Marty Biron (32 Saves) <br />
Losing Goaltender: Rick DiPietro (23 Saves) <br />
Attendance: 19,749 <br />
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<u><b>Three Stars:</u></b><br />
1st: Kimmo Kimonen (3a) <br />
2nd: Scott Hartnell (2g) <br />
3rd: Braydon Coburn (3a)
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<u><b>Game Recaps:</u></b><br />
• <a href="http://flyers.nhl.com/tea...s.nhl.com</a><br />
• <a href="http://www.philly.com/phi...ers_win.html">Joe Logan</a>. (Philly Inquirer)<br />
• <a href="http://www.courierpostonl...7/sports04">Chuck Gormley</a>. (Courier Post)<br />
• <a href="http://www.nhl.com/scores...L021031.HTM">Play by Play</a><br />
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This is the pregame piece I put together yesterday. Here it is for anyone interested.<br />
<b><u>Previews:</b></u><br />
• <a href="http://www.nhl.com/nhl/ap...uot;>NHL.com</a> preview.<br />
• <a href="http://flyers.nhl.com/tea...uot;>Hatcher</a> could be back today vs. Islanders. <a href="http://www.philly.com/phi...>More</a>.<br />
• <a href="http://sports.yahoo.com/n...ports.Yahoo.Com</a> preview.<br />
• <a href="03012008.htm">Recap</a> of the previous match-up between the Flyers and the Islanders.<br /><br />
<b><u>PreGame Notes:</b></u><br />
• The Flyers are 0 for 11 on the power play in the last 3 games. They still rank 2nd in the NHL at 22.0%. The Islanders are 28th at 15.4%.<br />
• The Islanders are 10 in the NHL on the penalty kill at 83.6%. The Flyers are 16th at 82.4%.<br />
• The Islanders are 11th in the East with 71 points, 5 points behind the Flyers. Philadelphia also has a game in hand over the Isle's.<br />
• Flyers lead the season series 4 games to one. The Flyers have outscored the Isles 18 to 11. The two teams will meet twice more in Philly on 3/23 and on Long Island on 3/29.<br />
• Islander's backup goaltender Wade Dubielwicz made his 3rd straight start on Thursday. Rick DiPietro has lost 3 of his last 4 starts and also allowing at least 3 goals each. However DiPietro is likely to get the start. Biron will start for the Flyers.<br />
• The Flyers are 100-86-26 lifetime against the Islanders. They are 60-34-11 at home.<br />
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