Nary a playoff series ever is won without a standout defenseman having some impact, either offensively or defensively, and sometimes both.
It’s back to the NHL playoffs for the Flyers on Thursday at Madison Square Garden after a year’s absence from postseason play.
The Flyers haven't won at Madison Square Garden since Feb. 20, 2011. But if they're going to get anywhere in the playoffs, they may have to go through New York.
TAMPA, Fla. -- So how do the Flyers overtake the New York Rangers and steal second place in the Metropolitan Division from them?