The Flyers picked up another preseason win with a lot of the contributions coming from young players trying to solidify their spot on the NHL roster. The standouts from Wednesday’s win at MSG in our Postgame Review.
With a dominant 5-0 win over the New York Rangers, the Flyers are going to the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Once again, it was an effort that was led by their captain, who has continued to be on top of his game and right in the middle of some of the biggest moments of the Flyers season.
The task at hand for the Flyers is simple. If they can find a way to get one point in Saturday's game against the New York Rangers, they will be going to the playoffs. That said, the Flyers will have plenty of scoreboard watching to do regardless of the outcome on Saturday.
Every game for the Flyers is important from here on out if they want to be the playoff team they say they are. But putting the two remaining games in 2017 aside, the Flyers most crucial stretch in defining their season will be the games played in January.
The Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers don't like each other. Whenever the two bitter rivals face off, fans can always expect a physical, eventful game. Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds is one of the more hated players in the NHL and it was on display Saturday afternoon in the first period.
NEW YORK — Cam Talbot made 31 saves for his first win of the season and fourth career NHL shutout, and the New York Rangers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 2-0 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday night.