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New Jersey Devils at Philadelphia Flyers - 2012 NHL Playoffs Gamethread #8

The Time: 3:00 PM EDT

The Broadcast: TV - NBC, CBC; Radio - 1130 AM WBBR

The Series: The New Jersey Devils at the Philadelphia Flyers

The Previews: My preview for this game in particular from this morning is right here. I also did a series preview in this post. For the opposition's perspective, Travis Hughes has this preview up at Broad Street Hockey complete with a picture of the Flyers' t-shirt giveaway. All I'll say is that it gives new meaning to their winged "P" logo.

The Pre-Game Video: The Devils official website has the opening video shown at the Rock before each playoff game against Florida. It's a fantastic video and a good way to pump yourself up before this game.

The Song for Today: Thrash metalers Believer hail from north-central Pennsylvania (Colebrook, to be precise). They've gotten more progressive since re-uniting but if you're into this kind of music, then you should get into them. From their 2009 comeback album Gabriel, this is "Focused Lethality."

The Gameday Info: According to this post by Tom Gulitti at Fire & Ice, Peter DeBoer isn't confirming or denying whether the lines used in Saturday's practice will be used today. During this season, the lines in practice usually carry over into the next game; so I think they will. Meanwhile, Sam Carchidi of the Philadelphia Inquirer tweeted that defenseman Nicklas Grossmann is probable so we may see him today.

The Reminder: I know everyone's going to be a bit on edge for this one - myself included. Feelings and emotions will be running high. Still, remember that I and the other users commenting aren't the ones playing this game. There's no need to get salty among ourselves or against any trolls from other places (pro-tip: don't respond to them). To quote Bill S. Preston, Esq., be excellent to each other.

Please use the comments in this post to discuss tonight's game before, during, and after it happens until the recap is up. Please remember the rules at all times. Namely: keep your comments clean, keep them on topic (SPECIAL PLAYOFF RULE: Anything 2012 NHL playoff related is OK.), and keep them legal (For example: nothing is allowed about illegal streams - no links, no discussion, no requests). I'll provide commentary here as well as a tweet here and there at @InLouWeTrust. Go Devils!