Jakub Voracek scored the go-ahead goal with 1:31 remaining in the third period to cap a hat trick and lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a wild 6-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday.
After Pittsburgh outlasted the Flyers, 3-1, Saturday at the Wells Fargo Center, many of the same fans that trumpeted their return after the 119-day work-stoppage were grumbling about the Flyers still mired in lockout mode.
The NHL lockout officially ended Saturday night and the schedule for the shortened 2012-2013 regular season was released Saturday night.
Chris reviews the Flyers huge win knocking the Penguins out of the NHL playoffs and media coverage of Ron Paul’s rally at Independence Hall yesterday. He talks to Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe on the Monday Morning Matchup about the Presidential Campaign between Mitt Romney and President Obama, and to Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel about two disappointing losses in San Diego.
Pittsburgh’s Marc-Andre Fleury reverted to 40-win form and stifled the Flyers in Game 5.
Steve Sullivan, Jordan Staal and Tyler Kennedy scored and the Pittsburgh Penguins fended off elimination with a 3-2 comeback victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Friday night in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series.
Chris recounts last night’s disappointing Flyers performance and the best dog recipes from Twitter. He talks to Sidney Barthwell, who attended High School with Mitt Romney and Law School with Barack Obama, Congressman Pat Meehan about the GSA scandal and Danny Bonaduce about the death of Dick Clark.
After it was over, and the rubble from this carnage was sorted out, the Flyers will be going back to Pittsburgh for Game 5 of the best-of-seven series on Friday with a 3-1 lead after an utterly forgettable and embarrassing 10-3 defeat in Game 4.
Pierre McGuire says the Flyers turnaround is one of the best in NHL history.
Chris talks to Larry O’Connor of Breitbart TV about his exclusive interview with Mitt Romney, Former Secret Service Agent Dan Bongino about his run for Senate and the Secret Service scandal, and Spike Eskin about the release of the Eagles Schedule and the Phillies inconsistent start.
Desperate teams can be the most dangerous teams, and they can also make some pretty bad mistakes. Which is exactly what happened to Pittsburgh yesterday.
The Flyers braved the flying fists, crosschecks, and girly taunts by shameless, pouting Penguins star Sidney Crosby for an 8-4 victory on Sunday.
Sean Couturier and Claude Giroux each scored three goals and the Philadelphia Flyers rallied for a wild 8-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday night in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series.
Jakub Voracek beat Marc-Andre Fleury from in close 2:23 into overtime to give the Philadelphia Flyers a 4-3 comeback victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series.
Starting on Wednesday night in Pittsburgh, the Flyers and Penguins will renew their cross-state rivalry and begin what will be the sixth meeting all-time between the two teams in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.