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Flyers have been here before

Tuesday, 04.26.2011 / 6:06 PM

By Adam Kimelman - NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor / 2011 ECQF: Philadelphia-Buffalo Live Blog

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2011 ECQF: Philadelphia-Buffalo Live Blog
Flyers have been here before
Flyers coach Peter Laviolette said he doesn't see any Game 7-related panic in his team. He credits some of that to the experience from Sunday.

"We've already been here," he said in his pre-game media briefing. "We were already faced with this last game. I know it's a Game 7, but our Game 7 was Game 6. We've already got a little bit of experience."

He also said he puts no stock in any momentum that might have been gained from the 4-3 overtime win in Game 6.

"Momentum can be the death of you," he said. "Give me a heavy dose of desperation and I'll be happy."

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