For the Flyers, it's a game that should serve as a lesson. They did not play well in the second period, certainly not well enough to put any pressure on the opposing goalie through 40 minutes. The 20-minute push in the third was great, but it was too little, too late on this night.
Some typical flaws showed up again on Thursday night and nearly cost the Flyers two points. Instead, a frantic rally and another game-winner in overtime from Ghost earned two points in a wild win over the Arizona Coyotes.
The Flyers recalled forwards Nicolas Aube-Kubel and Tyrell Goulbourne from the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Forward Mikhail Vorobyev was sent down and forward Corban Knight, who left Saturday's game in the first period, was placed on injured reserve.
The goalies are the leading topic at camp now with Alex Lyon and now Neuvirth dealing with injuries. Brian Elliott is also working his way back from an injury. That has all eyes on Carter Hart and Anthony Stolarz, two goalies just trying to throw their name into the competition. News, notes, quotes …
With the first four days of training camp and two preseason games in the books, it’s provided some clarity on who the Flyers third-line center options appear to be, based on both the on-ice sessions at camp and GM Ron Hextall’s comments.