Capitals, Flyers tied for third-best odds to win East in 2021 originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington The Capitals have been given the third-best odds to win the Eastern Conference next season, tied with the Philadelphia Flyers at 7/1 behind only the Tampa Bay Lightning and Boston Bruins. Washington is coming off a season in which it was bounced in the first round for the second straight year.
Good on Claude for showing his support for his teammate. It’s a relatively small thing – he literally didn’t say (or tweet) a word –, but it goes a long way in showing how close this team is on and off the ice. Provorov was left off the list despite being the top defenseman on one of the best teams in the league.
When looking at the Flyers' apex, Bernie Parent and the 1975-76 club comes to mind for many reasons. By Casey Feeney