Found March 18, 2012 on The Broad Street Journal:
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Wow. What a huge win! We were all worried it would go to a shootout, and luckily it didn’t, but who cares! All that matters is the Flyers won. They beat the NHL’s hottest team, gaining 3 points in the standings in the process.

I don’t know who I hate more,  the Penguins or the Rangers.

Although he gave up 2 goals, Ilya Bryzgalov once again looked sharp, making several key saves down the stretch.

Scott Hartnell played one of his best games of the season, scoring two goals, and playing down and dirty with the hated Penguins. I remember a time when Hartnell was an afterthought on the Flyers. Now, he’s one of their best players, and one of the best forwards in the NHL.

With 10 games remaining, and out of first place by just 3 points the Flyers next 4 opponents are Florida,  Washington, Montreal, and Tamp Bay.

Just yesterday we were saying how we hoped the Flyers would get the 4th seed.

Now it looks like 1st place isn’t out of the question.

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