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WATCH LIVE: Chicago Blackhawks at Philadelphia Flyers

Mar 18, 2014, 7:07 PM EDT

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You could argue that the Chicago Blackhawks and Philadelphia Flyers might collectively be as strong as they’ve been since Chris Pronger was practicing puck banditry. One undeniable thing is that both teams are currently in playoff position in their respective conferences, so Tuesday’s NBCSN game is for positioning; you can stream the action by clicking on the link below:


The Philadelphia Flyers are on a two-game winning streak and are 7-2-1 in their last 10 games. They currently hold a one-point lead over two Metropolitan Division foes (Columbus and the New York Rangers) and just a three-point margin over Washington, although they do have tiebreaker advantages over all of them. Still, the margin of error is pretty small for Philly.

Meanwhile, Chicago doesn’t seem to be in much danger of missing the playoffs or even falling to the wild card level. Instead, they’re battling the Colorado Avalanche for the second spot in the Central Division (and home-ice advantage if that became a first-round series).

Both teams have something to play for, although the Flyers have more on the line. Should be a good show.

  1. jhuck92 - Mar 18, 2014 at 7:34 PM

    Spring cleaning is coming early for the Flyers this year. They’ve got a season sweep coming their way.

    • WillIEverSeeACupInMyLife? - Mar 19, 2014 at 8:27 AM

      Feel pretty dumb now?

      • jhuck92 - Mar 19, 2014 at 8:28 PM

        Not when I realize the Flyers haven’t won a cup since ’75.

        Keep waiting for that Cup.

  2. flyersfan85 - Mar 18, 2014 at 8:05 PM

    Good game so far. Much more of a challenge than this weekend.

    Man it sucks cause I like Shaw..imagine that as a Flyers fan.. but..

    Whatever..good game will be had..

    • flyersfan85 - Mar 18, 2014 at 8:08 PM

      Lotsa puck on postl

  3. flyersfan85 - Mar 18, 2014 at 10:08 PM

    Opppss..the pens fans are out tagging everyhing not crosby related..

    You guys all stoked about that easy win at Dallas..ooohhh… good on you..

    Nothing like a real contest in Chicago..and Philly taking them to the last know like a real team does..not like the Whiny Frozen Chickens…

    • thephillyfanclub - Mar 18, 2014 at 10:42 PM

      who the hell are you talking to

      • flyersfan85 - Mar 19, 2014 at 4:06 AM

        As a Pens fan you PhillyfanClub… gutless b1tch!!

  4. mcphillthy - Mar 18, 2014 at 10:30 PM

    What a shot!!! Rooooooooo!!!

  5. blackhawksdynasty - Mar 18, 2014 at 10:47 PM

    Flyers definitely earned that W tonight. Props to them for a real strong game.

    Not too thrilled with the Hawks team defense for the last, oh, 2 months.

    Raanta played well, so I’m happy for him.

    Last year Chicago coasted through the last 3 weeks of the season and didn’t wake up until Detroit pushed them to the edge. The boys had better wake up sooner this year, because they’re not getting the favorable bounces they’re accustomed to. Combine that with being out worked and out hustled almost every game, and we have a recipe for disappointment in the Windy City.

    • comeonnowguys - Mar 19, 2014 at 11:56 AM

      Is it me or is Chicago playing like they can just turn it on come Game 83?

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