For me, the Flyers making it to the playoffs meant some pressure and even more excitement. By the time the series came to Philadelphia the Flyers were down 0-2 and they would loose the first home game is what could almost be called disgrace. The Flyers would loose 1-6 and the fans behaved horribly. The free light up bracelets that the fans had been given for the pre-game laser extravaganza ended up being thrown onto the ice during the third period trumpeting the displeasure of the fans with the team, the referees, and even the penalty that this behavior incurred oh the Flyers. I know Philadelphia has a reputation for its fans, and that night, that reputation grew even more.
Game #4 gave the Flyers one last chance to shine and to prove to the hockey world that there arrival in the post season was no fluke, but a well deserved honor. A new goalie took the reigns and the Orange and Black colors flew triumphantly in Philadelphia that night. It was good to be a Flyers fan again. Here's a few of my favorite pictures that I took those evenings.
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