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Fantastic Finish, Sputtering Start: The 1995 Flyers

This beloved team defied expectations, growing stronger as the season went on and eventually landed two wins shy of the Stanley Cup Finals. It consistently defied expectations and exceeded dreams, winning an Atlantic Division title, two playoff rounds including an unthinkable second-round sweep of the defending champions, and restored faith in a proud franchise. Despite the glory of remembrance, it wasn’t all champagne and roses and hope from the start. It also started out the season 3-7-1, were shut out in back-to-back games including giving a former expansion club its first-ever shutout victory, failed to produce much offense during a …