Right Back Where they Started

Flyers give up two goals in each period to drop a 6-3 contest to the Detroit Red Wings.

As promising as things looked going into the All Star break, the Flyers (15-23-8) dropped a 6-3 game to the visiting, Detroit Red Wings (21-21-6) on Wednesday.

Do I Really Want to Know?

Detroit seemed to be the perfect match-up for the hometown boys as in The Wings last 17 trips to Philly had them.with a 0-16-1 record.

With the Flyers, nothing matters.

Setting a two period floorplan, Detroit would score and seconds later, it would be evened up,

Dylan Larkin, (1g, 1a) recorded his 24th with helpers going to, Moritz Seider and Lucas Raymond off a power play at 2:40.

At 3:03, Isaac Ratcliffe buried his first NHL goal set up from Zack McEwen and Nick Seeler that it to 1-1.

“Drew it up a million times in my head, how I was going to get my first NHL goal since I was young, and I didn’t think any of the times I drew it up it was going to go off my pants and in,” Ratcliffe commenting.

Lucas Raymond with hIs 12th with help from Filip Hronek and Larkin adding a second point for a 2-1 Detroit edge.

Once again, a quick answer would be forthcoming with Travis Sanheim (3rd) doing the deed with Oskar Lindblom and Captain Claude Giroux getting dirty.

Twenty Down.. Forty to Go

The goal exchange would continue when Pius Suter beat Carter Hart for his 11th and Detroot was winging it with a 3-2 advantage.

Lucas Fabbri made it 4-2 at the 11:00 mark with Scott Laughton countering with his 8th just :21 later.

To The Third.

After getting it to 4-3, Philadelphia would be shut down and, Givany Smith pushed to a 5-3 game.

Mike Yeo would wave Carter Hart to.behch for an extra attacker but, was burnt with Vladislav Namestimkov hitting the empty net to ice the 6-3 Red Wings win.

“I liked the fact that we really didn’t give them much in the third,We’ve been in this position a lot and didn’t really play the hockey we needed to play.” Red Wings Coach, Jeff Blashill.

And Another Thing

Carter Hart stopped 28 of 33 Detroit shots with counterpart, Alex Nedelikocic turning 21 Flyers shots aside.

Back Where they Started

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.