Ep.351: Quarantine Rewatch, Flyers vs. Penguins 2012

Charlie O’Connor helps deep dive the 2012 first round series between the Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins, which has all of the goals, fights, and action you could ever possibly ask for from a playoff matchup. The categories we cover include:

1:30 What makes this entire series rewatchable
9:00 Paul Holmgren’s YOLO team building approach
15:00 Sizing up how the two teams matched up
22:00 Flyers pursuit of number one defensemen and goalies
29:30 What aged the best: Flyers forward depth
34:00 19-year old Sean Couturier
42:00 The highs and lows of Marc-Andre Fleury’s career
46:00 The dual Jeff Carter and Mike Richards trades
53:00 The Penguins lack of secondary scoring in this era
1:07:00 James Neal’s tirade and the referees blowing it
1:11:30 Turning point and most rewatchable sequence
1:17:00 Sidney Crosby vs. Claude Giroux
1:24:00 Biggest heat check performance and ‘That Guy’
1:29:00 Peak Pierre McGuire
1:37:00 Giroux, Crosby, Malkin and Apex Mountain
1:55:00 Who won the game?

Stay safe, get comfortable at home, kick back with a beverage of your choice, and watch along with us here. You can also go back into the archives of the show and catch up on the previous Quarantine Rewatchables we’ve already done:

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