No one needs to tell you that this is a big game.
It's probably as big as a December hockey game can be.
The Pens and Flyers have played three times this season:
Both of the Flyers' wins have come in Pittsburgh.
The Pens' win was in Philadelphia.
Tonight we're in Philadelphia and Crosby Sucks:
Look how close these two teams are in the standings:
Now that it's gameday, those feelings of hatred have returned.
It isn't about streaks tonight.
It's about battling an old foe and fighting for a win.
It's about doing whatever it takes to succeed.
It's the Penguins and Flyers and it honestly doesn't get much better than this.
The Pens lines:
Chris Kunitz – Sidney Crosby – Pascal Dupuis
Matt Cooke – Max Talbot – Arron Asham
Chris Conner – Mark Letestu – Tyler Kennedy
Mike Rupp – Dustin Jeffrey – Craig Adams/Eric Godard
Brooks Orpik – Kris Letang
Paul Martin – Zbynek Michalek
Alex Goligoski – Deryk Engelland
Darroll Powe – Jeff Carter – Claude Giroux
Scott Hartnell – Daniel Briere – Ville Leino
James van Riemsdyk – Mike Richards – Andreas Nodl
Nikolay Zherdev – Blair Betts – Daniel Carcillo
Chris Pronger – Matt Carle
Kimmo Timonen – Braydon Coburn
Sean O'Donnelly – Andrej Meszaros
Gotta ride with the hot hand.
Burn it to the ground.