Found April 17, 2012 on Eye On Sports with Eric Williams:
I have no idea what’s gotten into the Philadelphia Flyers as they’ve taken a commanding 3-0 lead over the Pittsburgh Penguins by scoring a mind-boggling eight goals in each of their last two wins, but at this point, you’ve got to believe the Flyers have a very realistic chance of bringing home Philly’s first hockey title since way back in 1975 (my God, it’s been that long?)
More importantly, it’s great seeing the Claude Giroux, Danny Briere, Maxime Talbot, Sean Courturier and the rest of the Flyers pound the snot out of Sidney Crosby and company while showing a fantastic mix of ‘old-school’ grit and new-school offensive flair.
All I know is that I haven't had this much fun watching hockey in a long, long, (no, really long) time.

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