Updated Flyers’ playoff scenarios

The Flyers won't have to play the team that bounced them out of the 2011 playoffs in the second round. They also are guaranteed of missing the club that beat them six times in six tries this season. The Flyers won't know who they're playing or whether they'll have home-ice advance until Thursday night, but six possible second-round opponents was reduced to four on Wednesday night with the Washington Capitals taking out the Bruins in Game 7 of their first-round series with a 2-1 overtime victory in Boston. With the seventh-seeded Caps advancing, the fifth-seeded Flyers won't be the lowest remaining Eastern Conference seed, so they won't have to play the top-seeded New York Rangers in the second round

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