Despite what the standings showed, which was a third-place finish in the Metropolitan Division, the Flyers are not a team ready to run with the league’s elite team. Not even close by the Penguins standards. With the season and a rather one-sided playoff series in the books, time for some eval…
There will certainly be a lot of things to look at moving forward for the Flyers now that the 2017-18 season has come to a close. For starters, here's a look back at Sunday's game and the series as a whole.
It turned out that the biggest lineup addition was a leading player gutting it out. Sean Couturier missed Game 4 and was a lingering question mark for Game 5. Not only did he play, he scored the biggest goal of the season for the Orange and Black.
Flyers forward Sean Couturier was named a finalist for the Selke Trophy, given to the best defensive forward. Anze Kopitar of the Los Angeles Kings and Patrice Bergeron of the Boston Bruins were also named finalists.