Following a sloppy first period, the Flyers managed to get on the board first. They eventually had to rally back for a late goal in the third period, before falling to the New York Islanders in overtime, 3-2, on Tuesday night at Wells Fargo Center.
This is how teams that make the playoffs look on a regular basis. It may just be the second game of the season for the Flyers, but what you got was a showing of potential, the possibilities that are there with this team. Observations from the Flyers win over the Devils.
Carter Hart made a sprawling save on Taylor Hall during the Flyers successful kill of the 5-on-3 to preserve a 1-0 lead. He stopped the rest of the 24 shots faced for his first career shutout in a 4-0 win over the Devils on Wednesday night at Wells Fargo Center.
Last Friday's game was technically considered a home game for the Flyers, but they will play their home opener on Wednesday night when they face the New Jersey Devils at Wells Fargo Center. Game time is at 7:30 p.m.