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Hopefully everyone watched the Philadelphia Flyers-Boston Bruins game this past week. It was a good game, there was a wonderful opening ceremony before puck drop, a lot of money was raised at the game for victims of the Boston Marathon via the 50/50 drawing, and the Flyers won! Surprised? Me too.
Everyone was in a giving mood that night as Oliver Lauridsen treated fans to his first NHL goal, with some assistance from Bruins defender Zdeno Chara and goalie Anton Khudobin of course. On a little chip and chase play, Chara tried to backhand the puck around the boards, but it ended up out in front and… well:
What was even more hilarious about this sequence was apparently Chara skated by the bench and said:
Basically, everything was great about that night. Hope you had fun, see you next week on whatever this is!???!?
On a more serious note: please show your support at our ice hockey tournament after the playoffs, because this may be happening: http://flyersfaithful.com/2013/04/22/helping-the-boston-marathon-victims/ in the meantime you can go here and donate: https://secure.onefundboston.org/page/-/donate7.html