Facing the lowly Buffalo Sabres was going to be a test to see if the Flyers would play down to the opponent and let it hurt the final result, but the Orange and Black secured a 2-1 win for their fifth straight, which certainly has the team's 10-game losing streak slipping further into the past.
This season is slipping quickly on the Flyers, and it's because of efforts like the one shown on Tuesday night against the San Jose Sharks, which sent the Flyers to their ninth straight loss. Here is tonight's Postgame Review.
If the Flyers current four-game skid entering Tuesday wasn't bad enough, how about a lackadaisical and lifeless 5-2 loss to the Vancouver Canucks to pile on? That's what happened at Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday, as the Flyers took an early lead that slipped away quickly and never recovere…
The Flyers tried a change during training camp, moving Sean Couturier to the top line center spot and Claude Giroux to the wing. What started as an experiment is far from it now. Instead, it is a move that has worked wonders for Couturier and Giroux.
The Flyers had 37 shots to 27 for the Avalanche, and came close to ending the game on numerous chances. Ultimately, the game took a shootout to decide, but it was a classic case of near misses and little bounces going the wrong way that did the Flyers in. Here is the Postgame Review.
With two quick strikes, the Flyers managed to force overtime. That was certainly a moral victory, but the satisfaction of a late rally was put to bed in the final seconds of overtime as the Coyotes scored to win their first game of the season after all by a score of 4-3. Here is the Postgame Review.
Saturday was another one of those close one-goal games that came down to the very end. But it was a late goal by Wayne Simmonds and some strong defensive for the entire final period that proved to be the difference in the Flyers 2-1 win over the Oilers.