Saturday night’s 3-1 loss meant that the Flyers couldn’t dig themselves out of a hole.
The Rangers beat the club, 6-3, at Wells Fargo Center.
Since Nov. 5-8, the Flyers (10-15-7), have not won consecutive games. They won a 2-1 victory over the Devils on Thursday, which was a win that lifted their morale. The Devils were defeated 49 times in New Jersey.
John Tortorella played Saturday night with 11 forwards, and seven defensemen. The head coach made a bold move to healthy scratch his leading scorer Kevin Hayes. Tortorella did not change his mind despite the fact that he was not happy with the outcome. Zack MacEwen Being out of work due to illness Lukas Sedlak parting ways with the club.
The Flyers have now lost 17 of 20 (3-12-5), an amount that is 2.20 goals per match.
New York won their sixth consecutive game. A lot of Rangers fans traveled to Philadelphia for this game.
The Flyers are currently 0-1-1 against Rangers (17-10-5) this season. They will face them again in Philadelphia on March 1.
• After James van Riemsdyk New York scored the first goal of the game at 7:11, and New York added three more goals to make it a tie.
K’Andre Miller was the winner in the second period.
Just three minutes later, Barclay Goodrow Rangers lead was reduced to 3-1 by the Rangers.
Thanks to Hart’s clutch save and a huge shorthanded goal, the Flyers had a chance to enter the third period. Scott Laughton In the last three and a-half minutes of the middle section.
Flyers’ power play was a costly 0-4 on the night. With less than three minutes remaining in a 4-3, it came up empty.
• Coming off of his career-high-tying 48-save effortHart turned down 29 of the Rangers 33 shots.
New York backup Jaroslav Halak denied 29 of the Flyers’ 32 shots.
• Tony DeAngelo After being out for three of the four games on the Flyers’ road trip, he was able to return to the lineup.
Jo-Ann DeAngelo’s death meant that the defenseman, aged 27, was back in his home country.
“We were super, super close,” DeAngelo said Saturday morning. “Probably closer with them than I was anywhere else. It was a difficult loss for everyone. It was so unexpected and very sad.”
DeAngelo comes from a local area. After being traded to the Flyers in the offseason, he was able to enjoy daily visits with his grandmother at her South Philadelphia home in Packer Park.
DeAngelo expressed her emotions by saying, “We were given everything, honestly.” “If you ever had any issues or just needed to talk, we would tell her.
“We all live together in the same area. After I finished this summer, we had lunch every day. We’d eat together at lunch, or I would bring her my lunch. It was a wonderful time.
• Laughton was banged up in the third period but stayed in the game.
• Wade Allison (hip/oblique) Participated in Saturday morning skate. The Flyers had hoped that the 25-year old winger would be out longer than he was.
Allison sustained an injury on Nov. 12. Nov. 12: Allison was injured. The Flyers announced on Nov. 22 that he would be back in two to three weeks.
Saturday saw the announcement that the Flyers had been placed Cam Atkinson (upper body), on injured reserve. This tells you that his recovery is not a daily thing. Flyers needed the extra roster spot to keep up with all the juggling.
Atkinson had been practising and was cleared for contact at the end of last month. He wasn’t seen on Saturday.
Patrick Brown and Kieffer bellows joined the lineup at forward on Saturday night.
• The Flyers are back at it Tuesday when they welcome the Blue Jackets (7 p.m. ET/NBCSP).
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