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Mike Richards said in his pregame press conference that the fans of Philadelphia deserved having the Eastern Conference Final clincher played on the Wachovia Center ice. He said that they deserved it for sticking behind them through the whirlwind of a season they had. A couple hours later, Richards carried the Prince of Wales Trophy into the Flyers locker room after leading his team to a Stanley Cup Finals showdown with the Chicago Blackhawks. Richards put his body on the line once more—playing a hard 22 minutes and recording three points—as the Flyers slayed the Montreal Canadiens with a 4-2 win in Game Five Monday night at the Wachovia Center. It was his first period game tying shorthanded goal that demonstrated why he dons the "C" on his left shoulder, and set the ...

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