The Flyers improved their streak to a season-high six games in New York, beating the Rangers for the second time in three days. Flyers topple Rangers 5-3 this afternoon.
After falling behind 5-1, the Rangers made a late-game surge, but the Flyers displayed their dominance for most of the contest.
Philly is hot improving to 15-4-1 in their last 20 games. Before the question was, “will the Flyers make the Playoffs?” now dreams have become loftier. Flyers now have a chance at Metro title.
Things are even sweeter with the Penguins mired in a six-game losing streak. The Flyers have high hopes and a good chance to get some home-ice advantage.
Philly’s power play put this game in the rearview mirror. Philly quickly capitalized on the man advantages. Special teams were a high point for the Flyers, at least before the mid-third period. Newcomer, Derek Grant scored the game’s only even-strength goal. Carter Hart stood on his head in gaining his fourth road win.
The team has played well with a complete team effort. Five different Flyers scored goals, showing off the team’s improved depth. Voracek has been a hockeymachine, collecting two points to give him six in these past two games against the Rangers. The Flyers have scored at least four goals in every game of this six-game winning streak.
The Flyers face a playoff-like test against the division-leading Capitals on Wednesday. Sayed tune to Edge of Philly’s website for more coverage.