Bruins breathe easy backed by Thomas

Vezina Trophy finalist leads Boston past Flyers in Game 1

Updated: May 1, 2011, 12:10 AM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

PHILADELPHIA -- The Boston Bruins received numerous contributions from many players in their 7-3 thrashing of the Philadelphia Flyers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals Saturday afternoon at Wells Fargo Center.

The Bruins' David Krejci scored two goals and added two assists, while teammate Brad Marchand contributed two goals and one assist. Assistant captain Patrice Bergeron chipped in with three assists.

While the media scrums were focusing on those three players in the ...

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