The Flyers and Chicago Blackhawks don’t have a particularly fiery competitive history. In fact, the Hawks are one of the few long-running franchises that doesn’t have a natural or festering hatred for the Orange and Black, and likewise. However, despite lacking long-running contempt, the lone regular season battle between the two Stanley Cup finalists on March 13 still lives in the nightmares of Hawks coach Joel Quenneville.
“It was a game that at the end of it might have been the most frustrating loss all year long,” Quenneville told the the Daily Herald. “Giving up a lead late and then giving up the goal to beat us without getting it to overtime – with a couple seconds on the clock – was a tough pill to swallow at the time.”