The Flyers entered Wednesday night with a 3-6 record in Game 4s of best-of-seven series in which they take a 3-0 lead. Let's now make that 3-7, but know that historically, they have nailed the coffin shut after that.
In the six Game 5s that followed those Game 4 losses, the Flyers are 5-1 and have won five in a row:
|1980||Quarterfinal||Rangers||W 3-1||Behn Wilson|
|1985||Division Final||at Islanders||W 1-0||Ilkka Sinisalo|
|1997||Conference Quarterfinal||Penguins||W 6-3||John LeClair|
|1997||Conference Semifinal||at Sabres||W 6-3||Dainius Zubrus|
|2000||Conference Quarterfinal||Sabres||W 5-2||Daymond Langkow|