Midnight has struck and it's time for Cinderella to give back her pretty dress.
#1 - Mike Richards (F - PHI) - Richards continues to lead the charge for the Flyers, this time scoring a highlight goal and two assists in the game 5 victory. Richards has climbed into 2nd place in playoff scoring and is the leading Conn Smythe candidate for Philly.
#2 - Jeff Carter (F - PHI) - In Carter's 2nd game back, he showed no signs of rust, scoring two goals for the Flyers on 2 shots.
#3 - Michael Leighton (G - PHI) - Leighton stopped 25 of 27 shots he faced for the win, as he continues his amazing run in net for the Flyers.
#4 - Scott Gomez (F - MON) - Gomez gave Canadiens fans some late game hope, as he scored a nice goal in the third period to pull the game within 1. He also had an assist earlier in the game.
- Duncan Keith is probable for game 1 of the finals on Saturday night after losing some teeth
- Andrew Ladd is doubtful for the opening contest after leaving game 4
- Brian Gionta had a goal and an assist, along with 7 shots on net for Montreal
- Jaroslav Halak ends his amazing playoff run with a 2.55 GAA and .923 save %, but astonishingly enough, had no shutouts.
The Finals begin on Saturday night in Chicago. Check back tomorrow for our Conn Smythe candidates update and on Thursday for a preview of the finals.