“If at first you don’t succeed, try again.”
During six previous opportunities to match their wins-losses record, the Philadelphia Flyers clawed their way to the precipice before having the ground give way beneath them.
Unless you’re the Chicago Blackhawks, this strange season has made for a perpetual scramble. There is so little time to adjust that that every single inch of progress or failure is magnified to the nth degree.
The Philadelphia Flyers have had, shall we say, a fascinating history of goaltenders. Parent, Peeters, Lindbergh, Hextall, Snow, Vanbiesbrouck, Cechmanek, Boucher, and Bryzgalov are but a handful of interesting characters who achieved various levels of success or ignominy while tending the pipes for the Orange and Black.
Change is the only constant in life-Heraclitus of Ephesus
Such is the way of things. Some embrace change. Others resist before ultimately accepting it.
Admittedly that’s a bit melodramatic, but starting in the 2012-2013 season, the National Hockey League is about to under a massive transformation. In case you were on an Artic cruise, the NHL has decided to adopt a drastic realignment of teams’ divisional and postseason setups.
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