Found October 16, 2013 on PenguinPoop:
When the Penguins and Flyers resume the Commonwealth Cold War in Philadelphia on Thursday night, it’ll be the definitive case of two foes headed in opposite directions. While the Pens have zoomed to the top of the Metropolitan Division, the Flyers are off to a ghastly 1-6 start. Indeed, while the Pens are firing on all cylinders, Philadelphia seems to be imploding. In a move that smacked of desperation, Philly GM Paul Holmgren fired highly respected coach Peter Laviolette after three games. The team’s big off-season addition, Vincent Lecavalier, is on the disabled list, joining noted Penguin-killer and all-around villain Scott Hartnell. Claude Giroux, who looked like the heir apparent to succeed Sidney Crosby as the game’s top player a couple of seasons ago, has two lone assists. So why am I worried? Given the riveting intensity of the rivalry, there’s tremendous potential for mayhem. No stranger to goon-squad tactics, new Flyers coach Craig Berube terrorized the black and gold duri...
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