Chuck Fletcher should have seen enough. Changes to the roster don’t happen all at once or overnight, but instead of looking for ways to save this season, the Flyers should turn focus on selling where they can and making preparations for next season and beyond.
The game turned in the second period as the Flyers applied more pressure and got the game tied. In the third, four more goals contributed to a big day on the scoresheet for the Orange and Black in a 6-2 win in Buffalo.
In Pittsburgh, though, the Flyers had one of their better wins of the season. It wasn't a pretty win, but between Anthony Stolarz's strong play in net and contributions up and down the lineup, the Flyers managed to hold off the Penguins and steal a win in a time when nothing is coming easy…
After turning in the worst period of the season that ultimately was their downfall in a 5-2 loss in Buffalo on Wednesday, one that had the fanbase sharpening pitchforks and lighting torches ready for some form of change to be made, the Flyers responded with a quality win against a divisional opponen…
Some typical flaws showed up again on Thursday night and nearly cost the Flyers two points. Instead, a frantic rally and another game-winner in overtime from Ghost earned two points in a wild win over the Arizona Coyotes.
On nights like these, you see that the Flyers have a work issue. It's selective, turned on and off like a switch. It's a big reason the team is as inconsistent as it gets. That's a team-wide problem from coaching to players that will get them in trouble in the standings fast.
There were some sloppy moments and areas of struggle that will be a concern moving forward, but for now, embrace the result after a pathetic effort one night earlier. Takeaways from Wednesday's Flyers win in Ottawa in our Postgame Review.