While this wasn’t the typical playoff experience with the Flyers opening up a Round Robin against the Bruins on Sunday, it was Hart’s first taste of playoff hockey. And just as he has for the majority of the season, he delivered another excellent performance.
There were players making their playoff debut, recent additions contributing, depth players stepping up in a big way and an overall defensive effort that completely shut down the powerful top line of the Bruins. Here are 5 takeaways from Flyers-Bruins.
The Philadelphia Flyers beat the Boston Bruins by a score of 4-1 in their first game of round robin play. Think of it like this: The Flyers are playing for seeding, with an automatic bid into the first round of playoffs, while a "Qualifying Round" is essentially a series you must win to ge…
Carter Hart made 34 saves in his playoff debut and Phil Myers scored a goal as the Flyers depth and young talent came through in a 4-1 win over the Boston Bruins in the Round Robin opener on Sunday afternoon.
When training camp started a couple weeks ago and the Flyers started to work back to where they were before the pause, the pairings remained the same and they have been unchanged since then. Alain Vigneault said he doesn’t plan to change them anytime soon.
Ivan Provorov was able to find an ice surface while spending the quarantine with his billet family near Wilkes-Barre. So it should be no surprise, after just two weeks of training camp, that Provorov jumped right back into his usual role, playing 25:39 in the Flyers 3-2 overtime win in an exhibition…
Beyond the Flyers 3-2 victory in the exhibition game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday afternoon, it was just nice to have hockey back. For the players, it was just nice to get into a competitive game.