Hart allowed two goals on 29 shots in a 2-0 loss to the Bruins on Tuesday. Although he played rather well, this defeat snapped a seven-game winning streak for Hart. Despite the loss, Hart is 9-2-0 with a .934 save percentage since returning from injury Feb. 10. He's yielded more than two goals just twice during that span. Hart is 24-13-3 with a 2.42 GAA and .914 save percentage in 43 games this season.
Hart will patrol the crease during Tuesday's home game versus the Bruins, Sam Carchidi of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports. Hart has been exceptional over the past three weeks, stringing together seven straight wins while posting an impressive 1.72 GAA and .942 save percentage. The second-year netminder will attempt to pick up his 25th victory of the season in a tough home matchup with a Boston team that's 21-10-3 on the road this year.
Hart made 38 saves in a 3-1 win over the Sabres on Saturday. He was the star of the contest -- his mates didn't play very well, but he was flat-out brilliant. Hart has won seven straight games and he's 9-1-0 with a 1.91 GAA and .934 save percentage in his last 10 games. Yes, that stretch of 10 followed a month-long absence due to an abdominal strain. Boom. Rock solid isn't the word for Hart right now -- he's an absolute monster in the twine tent.
Hart was the first goalie off the ice Saturday, so he's likely to start later in the day against Buffalo, Lance Lysowski of Buffalo News Sports reports. Hart's as hot as any goalie in the NHL, with a 9-1-0 record and 23 goals allowed over his past 10 starts. The Flyers have pulled into a tie for the Metropolitan Division lead with the Capitals and could find themselves alone atop the standings by the end of the day, as Washington has a significantly trickier matchup on tap Saturday against the Penguins.
Hart made 28 saves in a 4-1 win over Carolina on Thursday. Hart has won six straight games, a span in which just one team has scored more than twice. His abdominal strain is behind him. Let's hope Hart can maintain this performance level through to season's end. Right now, he has helped the Flyers tie the Caps for the lead in the Metropolian division. That's incredible, considering how far they have come.
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