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Before we can figure out how they match up with potential first-round opponents, let's take a look at the Flyers lineup.
The Flyers have scored 15 goals more than anyone else in the Eastern Conference. They boast five 20-goal scorers, four players with 60 points and an arsenal of weapons that's unmatched by anyone in the league.
The Flyers can roll three lines that are as good as most teams' top lines, which makes them very difficult to match against. The tiny weakness they have offensively is the lack of the absolutely elite talent, like Sidney Crosby, Alex Ovechkin of Steven Stamkos, but they make up for it with their depth.
The Flyers have given up 37 fewer goals than they've scored. They're led on the blue line by Chris Pronger, Kimmo Timonen and Braydon Coburn, who are capable of slowing the top lines of most teams. The Flyers top-six defensemen boast a combined rating of plus-89.
The Flyers forwards are also a very responsible group defensively, especially captain and former Selke Trophy finalist Mike Richards.
Goaltending is the biggest question mark for this edition of the Flyers. With veteran journeyman Brian Boucher and star rookie Sergei Bobrovsky battling to be the playoff starter, many Flyers fans are wondering if they'll be good enough to win the Stanley Cup.
Bobrovsky had a fantastic start to the season, but has given up three or more goals in eight of his last 10 starts. Boucher has been better than Bobrovsky of late, but has never been able to carry a team as a starter.
In the tight-checking, matchup-based hockey that happens in the playoffs, special teams are often the deciding factor in a game or a series. The Flyers special teams aren't as good as one would expect they should be.
The Flyers are 19th in the league on the power play despite the ridiculous array of offensive talent they can put out on both units. They're seventh in the league on the penalty kill, largely thanks to the unheralded work of Blair Betts and Darroll Powe.
Peter Laviolette is amongst the best coaches in the NHL. He seems to be able to get the most out of the Flyers, as evidenced by their run to the Stanley Cup Finals last year after he took over.
Laviolette's matchup work getting Chris Pronger and Mike Richards out against top lines in the playoffs last year was a huge factor in the Flyers' long playoff run, and he'll need to be equally good this year.
He did lead the Carolina Hurricanes to a Stanley Cup in 2006.