The two NHL rivals face off tonight in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, and in the spirit of the moment, Giants.com looks back at the top games in Big Blue history against the Philadelphia Eagles:
September 30, 2007 - New York Giants 16, Philadelphia Eagles 3
Defensive end Osi Umenyiora had a team-record six sacks, and the Giants set a franchise record -- and tied a league record -- by sacking Philadelphia quarterback Donovan McNabb 12 times.
September 17, 2006 - New York Giants 30, Philadelphia Eagles 24 (OT)
Eli Manning brought the Giants back from a 17-point deficit in the fourth-quarter and threw a 31-yard touchdown pass to Plaxico Burress with 3:11 left in overtime for a 30-24 victory.
September 25, 2011 - New York Giants 29, Philadelphia Eagles 16
Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz burst onto the scene with a 74-yard touchdown from Eli Manning against the rival Eagles in their home stadium. His 110 yards and two scores were signs of things to come for the young wide receiver and his team as they would go on to win the Super Bowl that year.
October 15, 1933 - New York Giants 56, Philadelphia Eagles 0
In the first-ever game of the NFC East’s oldest rivalry, the Giants beat the Eagles, 56-0, kicking off what NFL Network has ranked as the No. 1 rivalry in the NFL. It is still the largest shutout victory in the history of the New York Giants.
In the Divisional Round of the Giants’ 2000 Super Bowl run, safety Jason Sehorn returned an interception off Donovan McNabb 32 yards for a touchdown. The defensive score put the Giants ahead, 17-0, in the second quarter as they went on to advance with a 20-10 victory.