Do You Believe In Miracles? Flyers Best Bruins in Game 7

May 14th, 2010 by Mark Ritter Leave a reply »
Hockey experts often say the Stanley Cup Playoffs are a marathon, not a sprint. No team throughout these playoffs has taken that mentality to heart better than the Philadelphia Flyers.

Devastated with injuries and questions about their goaltending, the Philadelphia Flyers entered the 2010 Stanley Cup Playoffs with little hope of emerging victorious from their first round matchup against the New Jersey Devils—never mind the possibilities (or lack thereof) of making the Eastern Conference Finals.

The Flyers used their heart, physical play and a little bit of lady luck to defeat the Devils in the first round.

Then, hampered by injuries to Simon Gagne and Jeff Carter, the Flyers entered their second round series against the Boston Bruins with little to no hope of emerging victorious.

The Flyers would start off the series by losing the first three games of the series—a deficit that is almost impossible to come back from.

The Flyers endured numerous injuries, much controversy and many questions about their goaltending en route and into the playoffs. With that in mind, if their was to be a team that could overcome a three nothing de ...

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