The Flyers' 2012 quarterfinal playoff series with the Penguins featured fights, goals, suspension-inducing hits, poor goaltending and worse defense. Let's also not forget Peter Laviolette breaking a stick over the boards during a philosophical debate with Pittsburgh coach Dan Bylsma on the final day of the regular season.
Orpik: "It was just a big lack of confidence. I think it was more a mental collapse than anything."
"...they were all tentative mistakes, really. Guys who were maybe afraid to make a mistake."
"Our attitude was a little fragile."
Fleury: "The Flyers are the Flyers. I hate losing to them."
"That [series] was crazy bad. Everything just went all wrong, all the time."
Crosby: "I don't think it's one that's easy to analyze -- I think we've all tried to do it -- but even if you ask people outside the series, they'll never be able to explain fully what happened."
Hmm. I don't know. I feel like this does a decent job: