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The Battle of Pennsylvania has been a popular one—and it reached ultimate heights in last year's playoffs.
Pittsburgh faced off against Philadelphia in the opening round and there was no shortage of bad blood between the two clubs during the regular season.
The Pens appeared to have plenty of momentum with Sidney Crosby back in time for the playoffs, but Philly ousted its arch-rivals in six games.
If you don't believe this was a good series, then just look at the scores:
Game 1: Flyers 4 Penguins 3 (OT)
Game 2: Flyers 8 Penguins 5
Game 3: Flyers 8 Penguins 4
Game 4: Penguins 10 Flyers 3
Game 5: Penguins 3 Flyers 2
Game 6: Flyers 5 Penguins 1
Ilya Bryzgalov and Marc-Andre Fleury were putrid throughout the series, but it gave all hockey fans plenty of entertainment.
The core players from that series remain on their respective clubs, so should these two teams meet again in the playoffs, there should be plenty of high-scoring games.
There is no love lost between the Penguins and Flyers, and seeing two teams that put their best efforts on the ice when their pitted against one another would be a huge win for the league and its fans.