For the second straight season, these intrastate rivals will meet in the playoffs. Philly is sporting a healthier lineup than last postseason, but can it still shut down Pittsburgh's towering trio of centers?
The Flyers' inconsistent start is nothing new. Just look at their start to the 2006-07 season. But can Philly rebound this time around despite its depleted lineup?
Pittsburgh threw down the gauntlet to the Flyers when they flattened Philly 4-2 on Friday to open up a 1-0 game lead in the Eastern Conference finals.