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…
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.
PHILADELPHIA — As if things weren’t difficult enough for the Flyers as they try to keep pace in a playoff race, now they’ll have to deal without one of their leading point scorers for at least the next month.