Bruins-Flyers scouting report

All signs point to a hard-hitting series between longtime rivals

Updated: May 1, 2010, 7:28 AM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- The second-round playoff series between the Boston Bruins and the Philadelphia Flyers is being touted as an old-school battle of the Big, Bad Bruins and the Broad Street Bullies.

That era has long since passed, but this generation isn't too far off from the days gone by. This Eastern Conference semifinal series is being hyped as a physical battle between two evenly matched teams.

The sixth-seeded Bruins dismissed the No. 3 Buffalo Sabres in six games in the ...

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