Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 10/03/05 at 08:17 AM ET
Three Reasons Why: The Philadelphia Flyers will hoist the Stanley Cup next -Adding Peter Forsberg. They don't come much better than Forsberg. The Flyers originally drafted him but traded him away for Eric Lindros before he ever donned the orange and black. He will make the Flyers better anytime he's on the ice. -Goaltending depth. Look, Robert Esche stepped up big-time as the Flyers almost beat the Lightning in the playoffs in 2004. And if he struggles, rookie Antero Niittymaki, who helped the Philadelphia Phantoms win the AHL title last year, will be waiting. -The Tampa Bay Lightning. As good as the Bolts were in the last playoffs, it's hard to imagine they'll be able to put everything together perfectly again. And guess who'll be ready if and when they stumble?
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