The Flyers responded to a Toronto goal and retook the lead at the midpoint of the third period. They never looked back, adding four more goals down the stretch in a five-goal third period, securing a win on Tuesday night at Wells Fargo Center against the Toronto Maple Leafs, 6-1, to extend their win…
If Thanksgiving is the marker for being in a playoff position, the Flyers did more than just settle for being among the contenders at the holiday. They padded the margin and made a move further up the standings to cap off a historic month.
The Flyers finished Friday's game strong with Sean Couturier scoring with 11.9 seconds remaining in the second period to give the Flyers a two-goal lead. Three goals in the third period capped off a 6-1 win over the struggling Detroit Red Wings on Friday afternoon at Wells Fargo Center.
For the second straight game, Morgan Frost was a presence, scoring another goal and assisting on the game-winning goal in the Flyers 5-3 win over the Carolina Hurricanes. That helped snap the Flyers four-game losing streak and get them back into the win column.
The Flyers 4-3 shootout win against the New Jersey Devils certainly was not pretty, but it was a much-needed road win to get things back on track. Here are a few observations from the win over the Devils.
Defenseman Phil Myers and forwards German Rubtsov and Carsen Twarynski were called up from Lehigh Valley. Forward Mikhail Vorobyev was sent down. Defenseman Sam Morin was sent to the Phantoms on a conditioning assignment.
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.