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Boucher Gets The Start For Game 3

(Credit: Paul Bereswill/Getty)

(Credit: Paul Bereswill/Getty)

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – After playing well in relief of an ineffective Sergei Bobrovsky in Game #2, Brian Boucher (pictured) will get the start in net for the Flyers in Game #3 of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal Playoff Series with the Sabres.

Boucher stopped 20 of 21 shots he faced Saturday as the Flyers evened the best-of-seven series at a game a piece with a 5-4 victory.  Bobrovsky allowed three goals on seven shots in less than a period of work.

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There are also reports that Michael Leighton, who spent much of the season with the AHL’s Adirondack Phantoms will actually serve as Boucher’s back-up tonight, moving Bobrovsky to third-string status.

Faceoff tonight in Buffalo is set for 7:00 pm.

Reported by Matt Leon, KYW Newsradio 1060

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