Michal Neuvirth has been the Philadelphia Flyers’ hero lately, but he’s not Superman.
After a remarkable shutout in Game 5, Neuvirth once again kept the Washington Capitals off the board during the first period of Game 6. Eventually, even the hottest goalie faces a shot that’s just too perfectly placed.
Some tidbits about Neuvirth’s strong run:
Now he needs some help from the sputtering Flyers offense, which failed to convert on a lengthy 5-on-3 opportunity in the middle frame.