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.
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.
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.