Comments Off on 2010 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Why The Flyers Will Start Michael Leighton
Let’s face it folks, as good as the Philadelphia Flyers netminder Michael Leighton has been thus far in the playoffs (second overall in save percentage, .918, first overall in goals against average, 2.34 and first overall in shutouts with three), he has struggled mighily against the Blackhawks.   Collectively, Leighton has struggled throughout the Stanley Cup Finals, psoting some very disturbing numbers of 4.02 goals against average and pathetic .867 save percentage, not cool!   Upon further review, Leighton has been very bad on the road (0-2) and very good at home in Philadelphia at the Wachovia center. With the benefit of the home crowd behind him, Leighton has a record of 2-0 against the Blackhawks, giving up just five goals on 61 shots, numbers that are good enough ...

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