Originally written on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 11/4/14
The Philadelphia Flyers and the Pittsburgh Penguins renew their PA Turnpike Rivalry in the opening round of the 2012 NHL Playoffs.  This is their 6th meeting in the playoffs with the Flyers having a 3-2 all-time series lead.  The Penguins have won the last two meeting including their last meeting in 2009 on their way to their Stanley Cup Championship. Rivalries are what make sports great and this could be a great one.  MTRMedia.com will be there with you. One of the most memorable moments of the rivalry occurred during the 2000 season, when the two teams met in the Eastern conference Semifinals. A season after the Penguins joined the Atlantic Division, the Flyers had won the division and the 1st seed in the East, while the Penguins snuck into the playoffs as the 7th seed. Despite this, the Penguins jumped out to a 2 games to none lead in the series, winning both games in Philadelphia. The Flyers won Game 3 in overtime, but NHL history was made in Game 4. Tied at 1, the game stretche...
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