Key to the Stanley Cup? Former Flyers!

Want to win a Stanley Cup? Simply go out and get yourself a couple of former Flyers.

Each of the last four NHL champions have had at least two players appear in playoff games that had played for the Orange and Black. And six of them were Philadelphia draft picks, four of those first-rounders.

Stanley Cup Finals Devils Kings Hockey
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The first-rounders include Mike Richards, shown at left with the Stanley Cup after his Kings defeated the Devils earlier this week.

Those 10 former Flyers that have won Cups in the last four seasons:

   2012 LOS ANGELES KINGS
Former Flyers Flyers GP    Drafted by Flyers
Mike Richards 453 2003 (1st, No. 24)
Justin Williams 226 2000 (1st, No. 28)
Jeff Carter 461 2003 (1st, No. 11)
Simon Gagne 664 1998 (1st, No. 22)
   2011 BOSTON BRUINS
Mark Recchi 602
Dennis Seidenberg     92 2001 (6th, No. 172) 
   2010 CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS
Patrick Sharp   66 2001 (3rd, No. 95)
Ben Eager 111
   2009 PITTSBURGH PENGUINS
Ruslan Fedotenko 152
Mark Eaton   27

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