The Flyers were probably due for a game and result like this, but a new standard has been set for how the Flyers should approach a game and play and the team didn't live up to it in front of the home crowd on this night.
Dave Hakstol's future with the Flyers may be safe for now, and with many kids still so early in development, that may be understandable from Ron Hextall's perspective. But Hakstol's management of young players is concerning to his future.
After a lifeless third period against the Sharks that capped off a ninth-straight loss and was followed with a closed-door meeting, you would think there would be some more inspired play by the Flyers. Not even close, as the Flyers displayed a similar lifeless and uninspired approach in a 3-0 loss t…
While the final total in this game was only five goals, it doesn't take away from the fact that the Flyers are certainly off to a soaring start on home ice, especially after a 5-1 win over the Florida Panthers. Here is the Postgame Review.