Umberger Scores Twice as Flyers Win

Biron makes 34 saves as Philly evens series with Habs
By Mitch Pritchard,  Newser User
Posted Apr 27, 2008 12:01 AM CDT
Philadelphia Flyers R.J. Umberger (20) celebrates with teammates after scoring the fourth goal against the Montreal Canadiens. Philadelphia won the game 4-2 to tie the series at one game apiece.   (AP Photo/The Canadian Press,Ryan Remiorz)
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(Newser) – R.J. Umberger scored twice, Martin Biron made 34 saves and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-2 tonight to even the second-round series at a game apiece. Jeff Carter and Daniel Briere also scored to help the Flyers rebound after they blew 2-0 and 3-2 leads Thursday night a 4-3 overtime loss. Saku Koivu scored his first goal of the playoffs for Montreal. Carey Price made 19 saves.

Umberger opened the scoring 5:53 in with his third goal of the playoffs. He sealed the win with his second goal of the game with 2:21 remaining in the third, shooting into a wide open right side after he batted the puck out of Price's glove. Briere got his seventh goal of the playoffs 13:33 into the second to restore the Flyers' two-goal lead.