After nearly 30 minutes of hard-fought scoreless hockey, the game unraveled for the Flyers in a matter of 3:51 as the Penguins put the beatdown on the Flyers in their first game of 2018. Here is our Postgame Review.
Dave Hakstol tried to put a positive spin on the Flyers seventh straight loss. There’s a lot of losing going on for the Flyers. And until there’s a win, there won’t be any silver lining or positives to look at.
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.