Behind big efforts from three forwards that have not performed as hoped this season, the Flyers made a statement with a win over the Wild that they will not roll over easily, despite what the standings show.
While this was far from perfect for the Flyers and their play still showed some of the familiar flaws that had them on a lengthy losing streak to begin with, this was also a game where the Flyers got some bounces, played to their strengths in the game and got some help from the guy in goal.
The Flyers nearly pulled off another improbable third-period rally. It's entertaining for sure, but it usually means that the two periods leading up to the rally weren't very good. The Flyers did not have a good road trip by any stretch, and they brought the poor play home with them in ano…
Chuck Fletcher should have seen enough. Changes to the roster don’t happen all at once or overnight, but instead of looking for ways to save this season, the Flyers should turn focus on selling where they can and making preparations for next season and beyond.
If the Flyers did everything they could to eliminate chances in front of Carter Hart in the first two games of his career, they didn't do him any favors in his third game. Hart was left in difficult position, needing to recover from the shortcomings the Flyers had early in the season, in a 4-3 …
The game turned in the second period as the Flyers applied more pressure and got the game tied. In the third, four more goals contributed to a big day on the scoresheet for the Orange and Black in a 6-2 win in Buffalo.
The Flyers finally made a move on Monday after another slow start to the season and two embarrassing losses in the same week. It was certainly shocking when it was GM Ron Hextall on the way out. A move was necessary, but was this the right one for the Flyers?