If the Pittsburgh Penguins didn't learn this lesson during the regular season, perhaps a Game 1 playoff loss will get their attention -- don't count out the Philadelphia Flyers just because they've fallen behind by two or three goals.
Wednesday at Pittsburgh's CONSOL Energy Center, the resilient Flyers shook off a 3-0 Penguins lead to stun the home team with a 4-3 overtime win and take a 1-0 lead in their first-round playoff series.
Through the first period, the Flyers -- whose lineup included six players making their postseason debuts -- looked a little like deer caught in the glare of the playoff spotlight.
"I don't know if that's to be expected with this group, just based on the fact that it was a loud building," said Flyers head coach Peter Laviolette. "It was a completely different environment from anything that we've been used to all year. We have not seen that type of energy in a building; you can tell it's playoff hockey, and we were standing too much in the first period....