PHILADELPHIA - MAY 24: A fan holds up a sign reading "From Shootout to Stanley Cup Finals as the Philadelphia Flyers celebrate on the ice after an empty net goal in the third period against the Montreal Canadiens in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2010 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Wachovia Center on May 24, 2010 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)
We've spent the night celebrating the Flyers trip to the 2010 Eastern Conference Championship, as many around the city and the region have also done.
After the jump, in similar fashion to the time capsule we put together following the Flyers' miraculous Game 7 win against Boston, we take a look at how the media covered the Flyers' Eastern Conference title on game night, how the fans celebrated, and how the opponent suffered. Clicking forward will be display a lot of images and will be bandwidth heavy, so beware.
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The official Flyers' website:
The front and back pages of the Philadelphia Daily News:
VIDEO: CSN's John Boruk wraps up Game 5 and the series.
VIDEO: Fan drops f-bomb on CSN's Post Game Live.
PHOTO: Fox covers the scene at Frankford & Cottman in the Northeast.
VIDEO: Fans celebrate at Frankford & Cottman.
VIDEO: Fox's Joyce Evans reports from a calm Frankford & Cottman:
VIDEO: 6abc's Chad Pradelli reports live from the Wachovia Center.
VIDEO: NBC 10 interviews fans at Frankford & Cottman.
VIDEO: NBC 10's Tim Furlong reports from inside the Wach during Game 5.
The official Canadiens' website:
La Presse, print edition:
Montreal Gazette online:
Le journal de montreal online:
Finally, looking forward, CSN Chicago:
Allentown Morning Call
If your local paper isn't included, feel free to scan it in this morning and place it in the comments. We'll add it to the group above. Add anything else you'd like to include in the comments as well.