Flyers down in series, but, fans say, not out

    The Flyers may be down two games in their series against the Chicago Blackhawks, but the fans aren’t giving up.

    The Flyers may be down two games in their series against the Chicago Blackhawks, but the fans aren’t giving up.

    Former Flyer Bob “The Hound” Kelly was with the team that won two Stanley Cups in the 1970s.

    He says you have to have faith in this team.

    “The players are really responding inside that locker room for themselves,” says Kelly, “sacrificing for each other. They’ve got a lot of grit.”

    Cindy Schmidt isn’t giving up.  She says the team has been down by two games before.

    “That’s ok,” says Schmidt. “They are going to come back. They’ve come back before, they can come back again.”

    But even though he’s optimistic, Flyers fan Marcus Ferrara is worried the team’s rabbit’s foot has worn out.

    “Hopefully not,” says Ferrara. “Hopefully the rabbit is still there, is still in the hat. But it’s going to be rough.”

    The Flyers will need a hat trick of games plus one out of the next five to win.

    That’s four if you are new, and just jumped on the bandwagon.

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