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
Kevin has followed and promoted the game of lacrosse since May 19, 1974.
The same day the Philadelphia Flyers won the Cup, the Philadelphia Wings were introduced to Neibauer and Philadelphia.
Kevin has covered many sports, including baseball, football, basketball, and.. lacrosse. A former licensed football referee and baseball umpire, Kevin brings a unique insight to his game coverage.
A published writer in JustHockey Magazine, Kevin covered the American Hockey League as well as a monthly story on a pugilist where Kevin used the pen name, The Rink Rat. Neibauer turned his attentions to lacrosse for a few years and does his part, whether podcasting or writing to grow the game. Kevin branched out to his roots and currently provides insight for all Philadelphia teams for Edge of Philly as well as his full-time duties with LaxPhilly.