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07-15-2013, 12:43 PM
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Originally Posted by GoneFullHolmgren View Post
if they were a higher seed who knows what happens. its all about matchups and things fell pretty well for the Flyers that playoff run.
Agree, and I tried to allude to that. The match-up against NJ was a very good one, working toward the sudden lock-down D strength. Second round was, of course, the historic comeback against Boston, and I wouldn't trade that in for anything (besides the Cup). The Flyers met the Canadiens at the best possible time: they had expended their playoff legs and pixie dust on knocking out Pittsburgh and Washington, and had nothing left against the Flyers. It's a shame San Jose couldn't have made a better series out of their round with the Hawks, and worn them down a bit more.

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