Posted: April 12, 2012 in Uncategorized


The Philadelphia Flyers looked left for dead when the Pittsburgh Penguins opened up Game 1 with a 3-0 lead, but Peter Laviolette’s bunch is pretty comfortable bucking conventional wisdom. Danny Briere scored two goals – including one obviously divisive one – to make it a game. The Flyers’ young guns then came through as Brayden Schenn tied it up and Jakub “Baby Jagr” Voracek won it 4-3 about two and a half minutes into overtime.

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Here are a few things to chew on, then:

  • The Flyers showed that they can roll with the punches. How will the Penguins react in Game 2?
  • Speaking of reactions, did Dan Bylsma take his foot off the gas pedal or did Philly just overwhelm Pittsburgh with crafty play?
  • Sidney Crosby scored a goal and an assist but Evgeni Malkin was held without a point. Will Geno…

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