Montreal took game 1 in dramatic fashion, tying the game with under 30 seconds left to play in the third and winning it in OT in just under a minute played.
Game 2 went Philly's way, thanks in large part to a stellar performance by Flyers goalie Martin Biron combined with a weak effort by Habs goalie Carey Price.
Game 2 ended in emoitional fashion, as Tom Kostopoulos nailed Kimmo Timonen with a gloved punch to the face after Timonen was shown laughing at the Habs forward after Philly's 4-2 go ahead goal. The punch cause a huge melee in the Habs zone, and may have set the table for a feisty encounter in Philly tonight. Puck drop goes at 7:08.
- Mathieu Dandenault is slated to be a healthy scratch tonight, and it appears that coach Carbonneau will look to Guillaume Latendresse to fill his spot. Latendresse may figure in on a line with Bryan Smolinski and Tom Kostopoulos.
- Ryan O'Byrne will play again, as Patrice Brisebois coninues to suffer from an unspecified leg injury.