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Penguins vs Flyers Open Thread

Pittsburgh Penguins (46-26-8) vs Philadelphia Flyers (40-28-11)
In Pittsburgh at 7:30
Watch on FSN/Center Ice or listen live at

Just a heads up, most Center Ice viewers will find this game on the NHL Network.

How funny is it that the entire season comes to its end with two games against Philly?  What's even more gratifying is knowing that two points not only secures the division for the Pens, but also limits the playoffs hopes of the Flyers.  Thus, a win is twice as precious.

Montreal shutout Ottawa 3-0 last night, which can only mean one thing; it's an 80-game 100-point tie between the Pens and Habs.  These Philly games mean even more now.

New Jersey clinched a playoff spot with their win over the Islanders.

Two straight wins here for the Pens evens up the season series that started off in favor of the Flyers.  However the Pens have since rebounded, more recently beating the Flyers 7-1 in Pitt less than a month ago.  

MAF is set to man the pipes against Marty Biron.  

A recent anonymous commenter asked about the status of Gary Roberts less than two days ago.  Here is the latest, in case you haven't seen: Click here.

Puck drops at 7:30.