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Postgame 4/5

NHL: Philadelphia Flyers at Boston Bruins Brian Fluharty-USA TODAY Sports

They couldn’t get it done in regulation, meaning despite beating the Boston Bruins for the first time this season, a completion of the back-to-back, home-and-home sweep on Tuesday night will only result in the Philadelphia Flyers still trailing the B’s by a point in the East division standings for the last playoff spot.

But, the Orange and Black did come back from a 2-1 third period deficit to tie the game on a Sean Couturier power play goal, and then win it in overtime when Travis Sanheim blocked an ill-advised Patrice Bergeron shot from high in the zone then took it the other way for the OT winner, thanks to an assist from Bergeron blowing a tire.

The Flyers still have a lot to prove before anyone is willing to call them a deserving playoff team, or deadline buyers, but at least for one night they showed us a little something against a team not named the Buffalo Sabres.

That’s a start, right?