The Daily Numbers - April 30
The Daily Numbers: 2 goals scored by Danny Briere in overtime period Sunday vs. Devils. The 1st was disallowed for kicking it in.
5-4 win by the Flyers to give them a 1-0 lead in their Stanley Cup semifinal series.
1-0 deficit for the Sixers against the Bulls, who will now face prospect of playing rest of playoffs without star guard Derrick Rose, who blew out an ACL in final minute of Saturday game.
19, age of teen now facing child porn charges after police in Radnor allege he took photos from several girls’ Facebook pages and turned them into porn.
5.3 billion sales tag on Sunoco, which is being bought out by a Texas company, Energy Transfer Partners.
2 people shot in separate incidents in Chester Sunday afternoon.
742,000 dollar grant snagged by Interboro School District
3 story plunge taken by toddler in Philly. The tot survived after going through a screen and landing on a trash pile. He did not suffer any serious injuries.
20 years ago, downtown L.A. was in flames in the aftermath of the verdict in the Rodney King police beating case.
7 people killed when an SUV went out of control, jumped a guard rail, then plunged 50 feet down a ravine into the Bronx Zoo in New York.
1 dead, 1 injured when a car plunged into Perkiomen Creek in Gilbertsville, Montgomery County.
3.91, average price per gallon for gas in the Philly region last week. That’s down 5 cents from the week before.
3.82 a gallon nationwide, that’s actually cheaper than last year.
2 singles, all the offense the Phils managed yesterday in losing to Cubs.
10 strikeouts for Cubs starter Matt Garza.
1st time in 5 years Phils will finish April with a losing record.
229 straight sellouts for Phils. Wonder how long that will last now that the team is struggling.
13 game hitting streak for Ty Wigginton snapped.
Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.The Flyers beat the Devils in a thrilling OT despite the struggles of goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov. Actually, he kept them in the game early when the Flyers started slowly, but he gave up 2 soft goals that almost cost them the game.
I Don’t Get It: Sunoco is being sold, but it does not appear as if it is going to have any effect on their two struggling local refineries, which are on the block.
Today’s Upper: Kudos to the Flyers. They’re keeping us from focusing on the Phillies.
Quote Box: “You never know what you’re going to get with Bryzgalov.”
- Flyers fan Myles Lynch, while watching yesterday’s win over the Devils.