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This just gets dumber and dumber the more we learn about it.
That's seven Western Conference cities - six of which actually have teams in the "playoffs"
All three "Eastern" Conference cities also have teams in the "playoffs".
How do we feel about playing the Penguins... in Pittsburgh?
Is it im
It's possible, but Philly isn' t among those listed.
Things could change by then, but they'll likely stay away from Philly or New York only because they've had such a rough ride and aren't yet officially in the clear.
Allegheny County wasn't doing that great, either (not as bad), so I'm mildly surprised. Also surprise because while downtown Pittsburgh has some larger hotels, obviously, I don't know that they can accommodate that kind of volume.
Even beer league teams have some fans. Heck, at most practices there are more than a few people standing around.
Playing to almost dead silence in an empty arena? How does that even work?
I'm betting we get piped in "crowd noise" and chants.
What they won't have is what they should have: a laugh track.
Strictly from a Flyers perspective, finishing 4th in the conference and playing a round Robin to potentially get 1st seed? Nice...but to what end? We had the best home record by far and now play no home games? Advantage...rest of the East. We lose the most by having no home games. Overall though, at least the team, which was arguably playing their best hockey of a decade plus, get a chance to see what they can do. Very important for Hart to be playing games when it counts. He needs that to devel