Year of the Collapse is finally over

Bruins happy to be moving on from 2010 playoffs with semifinal sweep of Flyers

Updated: May 7, 2011, 7:44 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- The Boston Bruins no doubt enjoyed themselves Friday night after completing a long-awaited sweep of the Philadelphia Flyers in the Eastern Conference semifinals.

It just took them one calendar year to do so.

If you're a hockey fan, you know what happened in the spring of 2010 to the Bruins. If not, here's a quick reminder: Boston had a 3-0 series lead on the Flyers, but Philadelphia won four straight to mount an historic comeback and beat the Bruins.

Since then, ...

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