Five things the Philadelphia Flyers must do to win the Stanley Cup

May 28th, 2010 by Mayank S. Leave a reply »
The Philadelphia Flyers have traveled a strange road on their ride to the Stanley Cup Finals. As pre-season favorites to come out of the Easter Conference the Flyers had some high expectations coming into the 2009-2010 NHL season. However, a bizarre series of events straight out of a Hollywood script sent the team through extreme highs and extreme lows all throughout an eventful regular season and a thus far brilliant postseason. From a wide array of injuries to key players, to a mid-season head coaching change which saw the firing of John Stevens and the hiring of Peter Laviolette, to a goaltending carousel that eventually lead to third stringer Michael Leighton getting the starting job only to go down to injury and then come back in heroic fashion in the playoffs. Nobody predicted the path the Flyers have taken to get to this point but they are here nonetheless against seemingly all the odds. And on the eve of the Stanley Cup Finals the Flyers hope to write one final chapter in this truly storybook tale to complete a magical 2009-2010 NHL season. As we look forward to the series to come, the Flyers go in as heavy underdogs against the Chicago Blackhawks who dismantled the Sa ...

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