Montreal's Carey Price stops Kevin Hayes in Game 2 on Aug. 14, one week before Hayes became the first of The Philly Five to score
Montreal's Carey Price stops Kevin Hayes in Game 2 on Aug. 14, one week before Hayes became the first of The Philly Five to score|Frank Gunn (The Canadian Press via AP)
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BoopProps Monday NHL - Flyers vs. Islanders: Are Claude Giroux and James van Riemsdyk ready to join the scoring column?

Kevin Hayes broke the ice for The Philly Five in Game 5

Bob Vetrone

Bob Vetrone

Finally, one of The Philly Five decided to Light The Playoff Light, Kevin Hayes doing the honors in the Flyers’ Game 5 series clincher against the Canadiens. He did so one game after rifling seven shots on goal, so we thought someone with a lot of SOG Friday might be breaking through in Game 1 against the Islanders.

No go. The Flyers had four guys lead the team in shots with two apiece Friday, TPF’s Claude Giroux and Sean Couturier among them. Giroux is second on the team in shots (20) since the restart behind Hayes (21) and he is the captain, so let’s go with him, even though he has just two goals in 13 postseason Game 1s in his career.

By the way, the Flyers active leader in Game 1 scoring is fellow TPF James van Riemsdyk (3), so let’s throw him in the goal-scoring mix also.

We do all this despite the fact that the Islanders and Flyers have combined to allow 31 goals in 18 games since the Restart. Nearly one-third of those (10) came in Montreal’s two five-goal games against the Flyers. If that makes you want to peel off the goal-scorers and get some cash down on some Unders instead, we'd understand.

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GIROUX TO SCORE –

$5/$20.00 . . . Any Goal (+400 WH)

$3/$66.00 . . . First Goal (+2200 WH)

$3/$66.00 . . . Last Goal (+2200 WH)

$2/$36.00 . . . 2+ Goals (+1800 PB)

$2/$300.00 . . . 3+ Goals (+15000 PB)

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JVR TO SCORE –

$5/$21.25 . . . Any Goal (+425 DK)

$3/$66.00 . . . First Goal (+2200 WH)

$3/$66.00 . . . Last Goal (+2200 WH)

$2/$30.00 . . . 2+ Goals (+1500 WH)

$2/$132.00 . . . 3+ Goals (+6600 WH)

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