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Philly Sports Daily: Top Scorers Giving Flyers an Edge Over Sabres

Winning in the post season comes down to production. If one team’s best players out-produce the other, the series is usually there for the taking.

It’s a simple formula.

Yet, while the Flyers’ big scorers have produced nine goals in two games, the Sabres are still looking for answers. And that’s why, despite having the better goaltender in Ryan Miller and holding the Flyers to a power play efficiency of 11.1%, the Sabres are down 2-1 in the series and holding on for dear life.

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Philly Sports Daily: Flyers’ Nodl Ready to Face Mentor in Sabres’ Vanek

VOORHEES, N.J. — When Buffalo Sabres star Thomas Vanek hits the Wells Fargo Center ice in Game 1 on Thursday, it will be the Flyers job to indiscriminately shut down the highly productive forward.

And while going up against him won’t mean much to the rest of the Flyers, for Austrian-born Andreas Nodl, he’ll be facing the man whom he owes his career.

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