Sonny Milano scored with 2:58 remaining in the third, setting up overtime where Alex Ovechkin won it with his 790th career goal in a 3-2 loss to the Capitals that sent the Flyers streak to eight games.
The Flyers are locked in a seven-game losing streak entering Wednesday's game. But it's been nearly as much of a struggle for the Capitals, who enter the game on a four-game losing streak of their own.
The Colorado Avalanche's Stanley Cup win in 2022 is an achievement that is a long time coming, a process that played out with a franchise icon leading the way at the top and started with another behind the bench, only to be placed in the hands of a hockey journeyman who rose through the coaching ranks. It’s also an achievement for the players who were around for the entire process, which included as many low points as it did the highest moments that were reached in this championship season.
Winning streaks in the NHL don’t last forever, especially with so much parity in the league. But now the challenge for the Flyers is to not let one loss sink them and put them into a slide after building some solid ground early.
Darcy Kuemper was excellent all night and stymied the Flyers until the final five minutes of the game. The Coyotes 2-0 lead was cut to one with 4:43 to play, but it was enough to end the Flyers winning streak at five games in a 3-1 loss to Arizona at Wells Fargo Center.