No Offense But the Flyers Have No Offense…

Minnesota Wild (16-12-5) stymie the high powered Philadelphia Flyers (17-10-5) and skate away with 4-1 victory.

The Flyers took the trip to St. Paul, Minnesota for the second of a three-game road trip.

The trip has been not what the doctor ordered as Team Philadelphia has apparently forgotten how to score goals.

Things started well on this night when James VanRiemsdyk converted a Morgan Frost at 1:34 and the Fly Guys jumped to a lead, 1-0.

The lead lasted just over five minutes before Zach Parise put one past Carter Hart to knot it up.

1:40 later, the ageless, Eric Staal connected for his tenth of the season to close the first with a Wild lead, 2-1.

Staal would pick up his 999th career point on the man advantage and the teams went to the final period with Philadelphia once again staring at a deficit, 3-1.

Carson Soucy applied the final nail in the Flyers coffin and closed out the 4-1 Wild victory.

Blue Lines: The Flyers have been getting a decent amount of shots but not on this occasion.

Minnesota outshot Philly, 28-18

As usual, the Orange and Black dominated from the face-off circle, 61-39%.

Philly heads into Winnipeg for a Sunday afternoon contest.

By: Kevin Neibauer

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Gary Groob
Gary Groob

Gary Groob has been involved with Lacrosse for the majority of his life, whether playing, coaching, or covering the sport for the media.

An avid fan, with a real drive about helping to “grow the game”, Gary became part of podcasts about the game in 2010. Through the podcasts, Mr. Groob was given an opportunity to write about lacrosse, and the rest as they say, is history.

Through many miles (flying and driving) Gary has made inroads with the National Lacrosse League, Major Series Lacrosse League, the Ontario Lacrosse Association, as well as the Arena Lacrosse League, covering the leagues, their teams, and players, working for, and in concert with all of them.

In the year 2020, Mr. Groob was made the media person for the Arena Lacrosse League, voted onto the board of directors of the Brampton Excelsiors Lacrosse Club, as well as being made administrator of the Lacrosse page “Global Lacrosse” with a membership of 9000 members in over 90 Countries. Gary was also made an administrator of Lacrosse History Past Present and Future in 2022.

Mr. Groob co-hosts a weekly Lacrosse show on Spanglish Sports World, and ZingoTV channel 250, as well as writes a weekly lacrosse column for La Portada Canada News (both in print, and online).

Gary also hosts a Lacrosse talk show and podcast for The Edge of Philly Sports Network, seen live Sunday nights at 9pm (ET), and archived on the Edge of Philly YouTube page, as well as Spotify.

Mr. Groob’s other sports interests include Hockey, Football, Boxing, Wrestling, and Baseball, competing competitively in Boxing and Wrestling for many years.

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