Flyers Beat Canadiens, Head To Stanley Cup Finals

May 25th, 2010 by Bob Cunningham Leave a reply »
After a regular season that left much to be desired, two head coaches, about two dozen goalies, and one of the best postseasons ever put together by a professional sports team, the Philadelphia Flyers are headed into the series that will decide who takes home the Stanley Cup.

For the Flyers, it's the first time since 1997 they've made it this far, and it could be the first time since 1975 they've won the whole thing. However, in order to do that, they'll have to face a Chicago Blackhawks team that's probably more talented and has a city aching for a championship as much as Philadelphia.

For the Blackhawks, beating the Flyers would be their first Stanley Cup victory since 1961.

It's likely the Blackhawks will be heavily favored to beat the Flyers, but given the run the orange and black are on it will be very difficult to bet against them.

For those of you who also follow the NFL, this series is reminiscent of the 2007 Super Bowl when the surging New York Giants faced off against a superior New England Patriots team that had just gone undefeated in the regular season and was sitting at 18-0 heading into the Super Bowl.

However, there is a ...

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