For a team stacked with a healthy roster of Stanley Cup veterans, the Pittsburgh Penguins are being schooled by the Philadelphia Flyers.
In Friday's Game 2, the Penguins -- as they have in several games against their cross-state rivals this season, most recently Wednesday's Game 1 -- jumped out to an early, multi-goal lead. And, once again, Pittsburgh allowed the Flyers to claw all the way back. This time, Philadelphia lured them into an end-to-end, defense-optional track meet, pouring on a few late goals for good measure to take an 8-5 decision, and a 2-0 series lead, back to eastern Pennsylvania.
"When you're able to come back in a game like that again, I think it speaks volumes about the character in the room," said Flyers coach Peter Laviolette. "Fighting back like that's not easy, and the players were just so resilient that it's unbelievable, really."
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