It wasn't a five-goal rally from down 4-0, but the Flyers' third-period performance, scoring five goals in the final 10 minutes of the game, helped change the course in a game that would have had a very different result a year ago.
Kevin Hayes forced a turnover and scored on a breakaway to give the Flyers a 5-4 lead with 5:36 remaining in the third. An empty-net goal and power-play goal in the final minute followed, and the Flyers scored five goals in the third period to claim a 7-4 win over the Blue Jackets on Saturday night …
In Game No. 8 in Chicago, both players finally got on the board, Giroux scoring on a deflection early and van Riemsdyk beating Robin Lehner off a turnover late in the third to seal the Flyers 4-1 win over the Blackhawks. Here are some observations from the Flyers win over Chicago.
A four-goal second matched the production from the previous two games for the Flyers, ironically in a period that Alain Vigneault called the team's worst of the last eight. Observations from the Flyers win over the Golden Knights.
The 4-1 result to Dallas was something all too familiar from seasons' past. The Flyers did a lot right in the game -- control the puck, get a lot of shots, defended well and limited shots and chances -- but came out on the losing end, and the score wasn't really all that close.
Oskar Lindblom tied the game with 5:02 to play in the third, helping the Flyers force overtime and keep their points streak alive at three games. But Jacob Markstrom and the Canucks got the last laugh in a 3-2 shootout win.