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Bryzgalov Loves Matt Read’s Last Second Winner

Nov 18, 2011, 10:06 AM EDT

How about that big old bear hug Ilya Bryzgalov gave Matt Read moments after the Flyers rookie slammed in the game winner with seconds left in the third period? He probably picked that move up in the woods somewhere.

How about that big old bear hug Ilya Bryzgalov gave Matt Read moments after the Flyers rookie slammed in the game winner with seconds left in the third period? He probably picked that move up in the woods somewhere.

The Flyers played well for most of the game on Thursday night and led for much of the game following JVR’s pinpoint wrister. Unfortunately, the Coyotes got one back against their former teammate to make things real interesting down the stretch, but the Flyers turned on the pressure in the final minute and Matt Read was in the perfect spot to slam home a puck from Max Talbot. Flyers win and the WFC goes nuts, Bryz and Lavy included. [video below]

Here’s Bryz, Read, and Lavy talking about the last second win:

Here’s Bryz talking about a few former teammates having some unkind words. Brzy can’t control how other guys feel, ya know?