Patrick Kane had two assists in the Blackhawks 7-2 win over the Flyers on December 11. The Flyers host the Blackhawks on Tuesday night. (Photo Courtesy of NJ.com)
The Flyers second meeting with the defending Stanley Cup Champions has so much more meaning than the first. The first meeting against the Chicago Blackhawks, a 7-2 loss on Dec. 11, was simply about trying to stack up with one of the league's best for a long as possible. That lasted for about 25 minutes before Chicago completely took over.
The second meeting, tonight at Wells Fargo Center at 7:30 p.m., is about trying to beat that team. The third of 12 straight games against playoff teams is a team that is fully healthy and ready to go. It also marks the second time the Flyers and Blackhawks have played in Philadelphia since Game 6 of the 2010 Stanley Cup Final.