Tale of Two Cinderellas: Philadelphia Flyers Meets Montreal Canadiens

May 16th, 2010 by Matt Eichel Leave a reply »
We all know the story of Cinderella right?

She lives happily ever after with the prince.

But what would have happened if there were two Cinderellas?

I pity the prince who would have to decide.

In the case of both Cinderellas in this story, they get to decide for themselves.

The bottom two Eastern Conference seeds and the most unlikely of teams to be playing in the Conference Finals have been cast as the two Cinderellas and the fairy tale runs for both teams resume Sunday night in Philadelphia.

The Philadelphia Flyers, hot off a historic four-game comeback against the Boston Bruins, have also knocked off a division champion in New Jersey.  And that series only lasted five games.

What the Flyers have over the Canadiens in momentum may be up to who believes in the entire team's philosophy of playing together.

The Montreal Canadiens, the last Canadian team standing in these playoffs, have come off two stunning upsets against the top-seeded Washington Capitals and the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins, both in seven games.

On the way, they upset two of the ga ...

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