Orange & Black Breakdown
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This is your prototypical trap game for the Flyers. Even though they are playing tonight, the biggest game of the season is happening tomorrow. Even as fans, we get captivated by the next big game. Tonight’s game though starts a tough stretch of games for the Flyers ending with Chicago on the January 5th. It will show us whether they will be vying for a top spot come March or whether they will be battling for their playoff lives. After the jump, we take a look at the matchup between the Sabres and Flyers.
The Flyers have a quick turnaround as they face off against the Devils. While the Flyers were busy notching a win within the first 7 minutes of the game, the Devils were off giving up a natural hat trick to Joffrey Lupul. It could have been worse for the Devils thanks to an amazing save by the ageless relic known as Marty Brodeur. Keys for tonight’s game and the sick save by Mr. Brodeur after the jump…
It’s been about 24 hours since James van Riemsdyk signed his monster six-year, $25.5 million deal for the Philadelphia Flyers. After just 11 pressure packed playoff games in which he led the offense, he’s been given an extension that will make him the forward with the longest contract, forgoing four years of RFA eligibility in the process.
Let’s break it down before he gets traded.