The Philadelphia Flyers (18-29-10) fell behind but a second period rally fell short
The Florida Panthers (40-13-5) utilized a 19 shot opening stanza for a 4-0 lead.
Sam Reinhart (3g) and Carter Verhaege (2g) each scored a pair in the first
The outburst marked the first time two Panthers scored twice in the same period in twenty two years
Things became physical with Philadelphia hitting Florida where it hurts most, on the scoreboard
Kevin Hayes did the work setting up James Van Riemsdyk for his 13th at 9:09.
Two of most mentioned trade commodities for Philadelphia, teamed up.
Claude Giroux and Derick Brassard got the assists when Cam Atkinson hit net for the 18th time.
Travis Konecny (9th) on the advantage got it to a one goal affair.
The middle stanza on the entertaining contest came to a conclusion with the Flyers battling to a 4-3 deficit.
To the Third
Florida came in with a four game winning streak and were determined to make it five
Anthony Duclair added his 24th on a Panther man advantage at 6:59.
Reinhart got his hat trick with an empty net marker to close out the 6-3 win and give Florida forty wins.
“Before the shift, I told him, ‘If you’re open, I’m going to pass it to you, it was great. He’s been playing so well this year.” Jonathan Huberdeau.
Huberdeau had a wide open Flyers net but deferred to Reinhart.
Carter Hart held his ground posting 31 saves with Sergei Bobrovsky stopping 34 to keep his hot streak going to 18-3-1 in his last 22 games
Florida improves to 30-0-0 when leading after the second period.
Penalties helped to doom the Flyers with their 1 of 3 on the advantage. Conversely, the Panthers cashed in on three of their attempts.
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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.