The Philadelphia Flyers are shuffling goalies again, with Brian
Boucher replacing Michael Leighton to start the second period of
Game 6 against the Buffalo Sabres.
With the Flyers facing elimination, Boucher took over with the
Sabres up 3-1 on Sunday and after Leighton allowed three goals on
seven shots in the first period. Buffalo leads the best-of-seven
It marked the third time this series the Flyers have changed
goalies during a game. Leighton got the start on Sunday, two days
after replacing Boucher, who was yanked after allowing three goals
on 11 shots in Buffalo’s 4-3 overtime win.
Despite his struggles in Game 5, Boucher is 2-1 in the series,
including a 28-save performance in a 1-0 loss in Game 4.