NHL Eastern Conference
The shots and the pressure were bound to cause the Flyers to break. They were able to escape the lapses in play and concentration in the first period of Game 1 against the New Jersey Devils, but on Tuesday, the Flyers weren’t about to squirm free this time.
Danny Briere fired home the game-winning goal in overtime, lifting the Flyers to 4-3 victory on Sunday at the Wells Fargo Center. It was Briere’s fourth career overtime playoff-winning goal.
The NHL released the schedule for the 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs on Sunday night — and the Philadelphia Flyers will open their first round series with the Buffalo Sabres at home on Thursday at 7:30 PM.