Why the Philadelphia Flyers Will End Their Stanley Cup Drought

May 27th, 2010 by Alison Myers Leave a reply »
Like the Chicago Blackhawks, the Philadelphia Flyers come into the 2010 Stanley Cup Final in the middle of a long Stanley Cup drought.

The last time a Flyers squad won the Cup was in 1975, when the Broad Street Bullies repeated their 1974 championship. 

As I’ve previously admitted, I am a Penguins fan. I have made more than my share of jokes about "Losers Since '75." 

However, when I take a serious look at the Flyers, I believe they can end their 35-year Cup drought and establish themselves as a force to be reckoned with.

Here is why I think the Flyers can end their Stanley Cup dry spell.



Before John Stevens was fired in December, the Flyers looked lost. Several of their key players went down with injuries, and they had been shut out in two consecutive games. Their record was a dismal 13-11-1, and they were out of the playoff picture with 27 points.

The Flyers brought in Peter Laviolette, who won a Cup with the Carolina Hurricanes back in 2006. They managed to finish the season with a record of 41-35-6, good enough for a third-place finish in the Atlantic ...

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