After watching all the festivities today, including all the history and the actual game, there's just too much I could talk about, since the whole thing was pretty much great. So, instead, I'll just say I'm proud to be from Philly, that I'm a Flyers fan, and that we've had such a great team/history, and that the current team looks to carry that tradition on with pride as well.
“The game was significant only because the Russians had been so successful against the other NHL teams and we were the defending Stanley Cup champions,” Clarke said. “I think it was significant for the League. Honestly, though, we didn’t feel like we were representing the NHL; we were representing the Philadelphia Flyers and wanted to beat the damn Russians in our building and we did.’’