At the start of the season there was little doubt that the Philadelphia Flyers were poised to make a run for the Stanley Cup. The Flyers have been on top of the Eastern Conference standings for about 5 months now. They have struggled a bit of late, but there isn't a reason to panic. Luckily, the Flyers managed to break out of their slump in Tuesday nights game against the Edmonton Oilers.
Championships don't come easy, in fact some teams have never won the Stanley Cup. After a grueling 82 game season you have to win another 16 games to become the champion. The Flyers have the most cup final appearances of any expansion team. They also have the most playoff appearances of any expansion team. They know how to win and what it takes to get to the championship.
A lot of things are going to factor in to the Flyers' championship hopes. This article will take a look at the 10 biggest keys for the Flyers to make it to the Cup finals.