Philadelphia Flyers and Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup Final Prediction

May 25th, 2010 by Tyler Juranovich Leave a reply »
The Chicago Blackhawks will host the Philadelphia Flyers Saturday, May 29 at 8 pm EST for the start of the 2010 Stanley Cup Finals. It may not entice the world as much as the Pittsburgh/Detroit series the last two years, but this series is not one to be missed. 

Both teams are coming into the Stanley Cup Final red hot. The Hawks disposed of the Sharks in a four-game sweep, while the Flyers triumphed just as easily, winning the series 4-1.

The only previous matchup between these two this season was a 3-2 overtime win by the Flyers. The Flyers pose a much bigger threat to the Hawks than the Sharks or the Canucks, but the one thing Philadelphia lacks is depth. 

No team matches the depth that the Hawks have, but that doesn't mean we won't see great one-on-one matchups.

Flyer forward Mike Richards, leads the the team with 21 postseason points. He'll defiantly be guarded by Hawk defensemen Duncan Keith and Brent Seabrook.

The playoffs have shown us that the top two Hawk defensemen have done a great job stopping the opponents' best players. Besides Patrick Marleau, San Joses' other top players di ...

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