The overall scope of this game was more positive for the Flyers. The penalty kill was better. The defensive coverage was better. There were chances to capitalize. But as has been the case with the Flyers for really the last decade now, it doesn't seem to keep the frustrating finishes at bay.
There were some sloppy moments and areas of struggle that will be a concern moving forward, but for now, embrace the result after a pathetic effort one night earlier. Takeaways from Wednesday's Flyers win in Ottawa in our Postgame Review.
With a new season comes a clean slate, a fresh start to a new chapter in Flyers franchise history. There is always reason to have excitement at the start of a new season. Here are four things to be excited for in 2018-19.
The goalies are the leading topic at camp now with Alex Lyon and now Neuvirth dealing with injuries. Brian Elliott is also working his way back from an injury. That has all eyes on Carter Hart and Anthony Stolarz, two goalies just trying to throw their name into the competition. News, notes, quotes …