There are certainly varying opinions of the Flyers captain across the spectrum of the league. Even after posting the best season of his career at age 30, making the switch to the wing and essentially carrying the Flyers into the playoffs down the stretch, Giroux’s legacy remains cloudy.
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.