The Bryz Bounceback

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Monday night in Toronto, Peter Laviolette pulled goalie Ilya Bryzgalov early from a game for the sixth time in the goalie's Flyers career. (Trevor Hagan/The Canadian Press/AP)

Monday night in Toronto, Peter Laviolette pulled goalie Ilya Bryzgalov early from a game for the sixth time in the goalie's Flyers career. Thanks to Daily News' Flyers beat writer Frank Seravalli, who points out how well he has responded to those. In his next start (all on the road) following each of those six pulls, Bryz is 5-0-1 with a 2.43 goals-against average and a .904 save percentage (*left with injury; **playoff game):

 

 BRYZGALOV PULLED EARLY
            BRYZGALOV NEXT START
 Date  Opp.    Time    G    Sh  Date  Opp.    Time    G    Sh
 11/23/11  @NYI 
   20:00 
   3 
     9  12/2/11  @Ana    63:29    3 
   22 
 12/10/11* 
 TB    46:45    2    16 
 12/13/11 
 @Wsh 
   59:52 
   1    32
 12/17/11  Bst    27:06    5    20  12/19/11  @Colo    64:40    2    27
 2/18/12  Pit    36:57    3    13  2/21/12  @Wpg    63:16    4    26
 4/18/12**  Pit    23:07    5    18
 4/20/12  @Pit    58:33    3    23
 2/11/13  @Tor    26:15    4    14  2/12/13  @Wpg    60:00    2    26
 Totals    180:10  22    90
 Totals    369:50  15  156
 W-L: 1-3 / GAA: 7.33 / SvPct: .756
 W-L: 5-0-1 / GAA: 2.43 / SvPct: .904

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