The overall scope of this game was more positive for the Flyers. The penalty kill was better. The defensive coverage was better. There were chances to capitalize. But as has been the case with the Flyers for really the last decade now, it doesn't seem to keep the frustrating finishes at bay.
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.
There are certainly new storylines, but there are a lot of familiar ones as well. No matter how you look at it, there’s a lot to keep an eye on during this upcoming Flyers season. Here are 10 storylines you should be watching.