Flyers-Canadiens Game 5 preview
AGENDA Who: Flyers (seventh seed) vs. Canadiens (eighth seed) What: Game 5, Eastern Conference best-of-seven final. Flyers lead series, 3-1.
Who: Flyers (seventh seed) vs. Canadiens (eighth seed)
What: Game 5, Eastern Conference best-of-seven final. Flyers lead series, 3-1.
When: Tonight, 7 o'clock
Where: Wachovia Center
Radio: WIP (610-AM)
3 KEYS TO GAME 5
1Attack Halak. The Flyers had their way with Jaroslav Halak in the first two games at the Wachovia Center, pounding him for seven goals in two games.
2Quick start.The wind could leave the Canadiens' sails quickly - a team that is 5-0 in elimination games this year - with an early Flyers' lead.
3Protect Leighton. The Flyers' defense limited Montreal to just one shot in the second period of Game 4, making life easy for Michael Leighton.
- Frank Seravalli
GAME 1: Flyers, 6-0
GAME 2: Flyers, 3-0
GAME 3: Montreal, 5-1
GAME 4: Flyers, 3-0
GAME 5: Tonight at Wachovia Center, 7 (Versus)
*GAME 6: Wednesday at Montreal, 7 (Versus)
*GAME 7: Friday at Wachovia Center, 7 (Versus)
ON THE AIR
Comcast SportsNet will air a replay of Saturday's Game 4 at 12:30 p.m. today. Pregame coverage begins with "Daily News Live" at 5 p.m. from the AT&T Pavilion at the Center. "SportsNite" follows at 6 p.m. with "Flyers Pregame Live" at 6:30 p.m., and "Flyers Postgame Live" immediately after the game.