BUFFALO, NY - APRIL 18: Jeff Carter #17 of the Philadelphia Flyers reacts after Kimmo Timonen #44 scored an empty net goal aginst the Buffalo Sabres in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at HSBC Arena at HSBC Arena on April 18, 2011 in Buffalo, New York. Philadelphia won 4-2 and leads the series 2 games to 1. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)
6 -- Consecutive series the Flyers have won when holding a 2-1 lead. The Flyers successfully closed out 2-1 leads in the 2010 ECF (d. Montreal in five), the 2010 ECQF (d. New Jersey in five), the 2008 ECSF (d. Montreal in five), the 2008 ECQF (d. Washington in seven), the 2004 ECSF (d. Toronto in six), and the 2004 ECQF (d. New Jersey in five).
The last time the Flyers blew a lead of any kind this late in a series was in the unmentionable 2000 Eastern Conference Final, when they blew a 3-1 lead to the Devils.
Three down, two or three or four to go. Who ya got?
Flyers in 5 (290 votes)
Flyers in 6 (329 votes)
Flyers in 7 (21 votes)
Sabres in 6 (10 votes)
Sabres in 7 (16 votes)
666 total votes