Found February 20, 2013 on The Orange Update:
Does it not feel like Chrismahanakwanzaa every time the Flyers (7-9-1) take on the Pittsburgh Penguins (11-5-0)?  Tonight, the Orange & Black, coming off of a 7-0 domination of the New York Islanders, are in Pittsburgh taking on the current […]
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