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Game 6 will leave mark on Pens, Flyers

Updated: April 25, 2009, 9:42 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

PHILADELPHIA -- This is the kind of grisly loss that defines a franchise. It's the kind of win that may define a champion.

Up 3-0 in the second period of Saturday's Game 6, the Philadelphia Flyers wilted in the face of a willful and skillful Pittsburgh Penguins team, lost 5-3 and were eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs.

If this loss is yet another piece of the quilt of playoff failure that has dogged the Flyers since last winning a championship in 1975, what does it ...

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