Philadelphia Flyers: 10 Reasons Why They Will Win the Stanley Cup

January 26th, 2011 by Andrew J. Kearney Leave a reply »
So far, everything has gone the Philadelphia Flyers' way in the 2010-2011 NHL season. For a good portion of the year, they've been atop the Eastern Conference and even the NHL, where they presently sit heading into the All-Star break.

The Flyers have the deepest team in the NHL and have managed to stay relatively healthy all season. Their depth runs through forwards, defense and even goaltending.

The Flyers currently are the only team in the NHL to have four players at 40-plus points on the season. Chris Pronger gets most of the recognition on defense, and rightfully so, but this entire unit has played great. Meanwhile, in goal, it's been the "Bob Show" with a little bit of Brian Boucher reaching into the proverbial "fountain of youth" himself.

Daniel Briere has led a renaissance of his own this year, carrying over from last year's playoffs. During that time, Briere has been the best player in the NHL not named Sidney Crosby or Steven Stamkos.

Even with their success this season, expect the Flyers to be "buyers" come trade deadline time. Why not? The time to win in Philadelphia is now. If we play our cards right, we may be celebrating two ...

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