Joel Farabee 1st Playoff goal as Flyers take Game 1 of Series vs Canadiens

Toronto: The drama that is the Stanley Cup Playoffs is off and running and your Philadelphia Flyers are the number 1 seed in the East as they open their series against Montréal Canadiens in Game 1 from Scotiabank Arena in Toronto.

The Flyers went 3-0 in the Round Robin while Montreal took down the Penguins in 4 games in the qualifier round.

The Flyers would open the scoring in the first period on a goal from Jakub Voracek which deflected the shot from Ivan Provorov.

How the Flyers first goal of the series sounded:

Jim Jackson on NBC Sports Philadelphia

John Forslund on NBCSN

Montreal would tie the game at 1 in the second period from Shea Weber

The Flyers would answer the goal under a minute by Joel Farabee for the 2-1 lead. That would be the first career playoff goal for Farabee.

How the Farabee goal sounded

Jim Jackson on NBC Sports Philadelphia

John Forslund on NBCSN:

Carter Hart would make some big saves in this game while the Canadiens had their chances to get the game tied but just could not get the job done.

The Flyers would hold on for 2-1 win and take a 1-0 lead in the series

Following the game, Flyers coach would open up on his team win in Game 1

Boxscore:
Flyers Montreal Box 8-12-20

What is next:
The Flyers will look to take a 2-0 lead in the best of seven series as they play Game 2 of the series on Friday, August 14 at 3PM on NBC Sports Philadelphia & NBCSN

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