Flyers Talk: Winning Streaks, Power Play Struggles, Returning Home vs. Capitals
The Flyers saw their four-game winning streak come to an end on Tuesday night against the Nashville Predators, but did extend their points streak to six games. They continue to remain in the playoff picture, tied for second place in the Metropolitan Division standings entering NHL play on Wednesday.
On this week's episode of Flyers Talk with 97.3 ESPN Flyers Insider Kevin Durso, Brianna Barretta and Kevin sit down to talk about all the action.
First, taking a look back at the Flyers overtime loss to Nashville. What contributed to the loss that ended the Flyers' winning streak?
The power play continues to be an area of struggles for the Flyers, going 0-for-4 on Tuesday night. What are the key causes for the power play's struggles and what can be done to fix them?
Despite the power play, the Flyers did get wins on the road against Arizona and Colorado last week. Even with the winning record, what are the areas of improvement for the Flyers beyond the power play?
The Flyers are also one of the few NHL teams without a captain. Does this matter? How do the Flyers players display leadership?
Finally, the Flyers return home on Thursday night to take on the Washington Capitals. What can fans look forward to in this game? How do the two teams match up? Also, a look into Alex Ovechkin's uncharacteristic numbers to start the season.
Join Brianna and Kevin for this latest episode of Flyers talk, which you can watch below:
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Kevin Durso is Flyers insider for 97.3 ESPN. Follow him on social media @Kevin_Durso.
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