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Flyers look for long playoffs after short season

Updated: January 17, 2013, 2:19 PM ET
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- The NHL lockout only seemed to drag on such an interminable length that last season was a distant memory.

The reality is, last April was only nine months ago, not so long that it's too hard to remember who won the first-round playoff series between the Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins.

The Penguins-Flyers is a rivalry so big, it's kicking off NBC's season coverage Saturday in Philadelphia. It's an opener worthy of the spot.

But the commercial, while ...

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