How can an expansion club be so good so fast, while the Flyers haven't won a Stanley Cup since Gerald Ford was in the White House in 1975? The answer is simple.
Former Flyers defenseman Luca Sbisa has helped Vegas move to within four wins of capturing the Stanley Cup. The expansion team will meet Washington in the Finals.
The Phantoms fell into a three-games-to-none deficit after a 5-0 loss Wednesday to visiting Toronto in the AHL's Eastern Conference finals.
Trailing in the series two games to none, they host Toronto in the Eastern Conference finals on Wednesday.
Despite 44 saves from Alex Lyon, the Phantoms dropped a 3-2 decision in the AHL's Eastern Conference finals.
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The surging Phantoms, who are the Flyers' AHL affiliate, will face powerful Toronto Marlies in the Eastern Conference finals starting Saturday.
The Phantoms defenseman's frustrating season is over. His team opens the AHL Eastern Conference finals on Saturday against the Toronto Marlies.
In a few weeks, you'll be able to bet the Birds from your bedside.
"We have good people, so I can't imagine that it will affect them at all," the general manager says.
The Eagles and Villanova are champs. Things are looking way up for the Sixers, Flyers and Phillies. So why do fans seem gloomy?
Under Hakstol, several young players developed and the Flyers recorded 10 more points than last season. Next year, they need to take another step.
Phantoms goaltender Alex Lyon stopped 94 shots Wednesday in an incredible five-overtime playoff win.