Instant Analysis: Flyers Lack Passion in Lifeless Loss to Vancouver

FINAL: 2-5 VANCOUVER STARTING LINEUPS: PHILADELPHIA FLYERS Forwards GIROUX-COUTURIER-VORACEK WEAL-PATRICK-SIMMONDS RAFFL-FILPPULA-KONECNY LEIER-LAUGHTON-LEHTERA Defensemen PROVOROV-HAGG MANNING-GOSTISBEHERE SANHEIM-ALT Goalie NEUVIRTH (ELLIOTT) Top Scorer JAKUB VORACEK (25 POINTS)   VANCOUVER CANUCKS Forwards D. SEDIN-H. SEDIN-VIRTANEN BAERTSCHI-HORVAT-BOESER GAUNCE-SUTTER-GAGNER ERIKSSON-GRANLUND-VANEK Defensemen EDLER-POULIOT DEL ZOTTO-BIEGA HUTTON-GUDBRANSON Goalie MARKSTROM (NILSSON) Top Scorers BOESNER (17 POINTS)   FIRST PERIOD Giroux, Couturier and Voracek […]

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Five Flyers Observations: The absence of goal scoring, Penalty Kill prominence & more

When the Flyers beat the Blackhawks last Thursday, the first line controlled the game and dominated the Blackhawks. The top line showed their dominance by being the only Flyers forwards on the score sheet. Now, just two games later, they too are struggling to score. After Saturday’s shutout loss to the Wild in Philadelphia, Coach […]

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