For the sixth time in the last seven games, the Flyers were on the losing end with a 5-2 defeat to the Montreal Canadiens at Wells Fargo Center.
The Flyers seven-game points streak came to an end in a 2-1 loss to the Ottawa Senators.
The Flyers did what they had to against the Ottawa Senators. After falling behind in the first period, they stayed the course, got their legs, took the lead in the second and handled business against the NHL’s worst team this season in a 3-2 win.
The Senators made things interested with a late goal, but the Flyers held on for a 3-2 win. Coupled with Columbus’ 2-0 loss to the Islanders, the Flyers moved to within three points of a playoff spot with the win.
Monday, the Flyers will face the Ottawa Senators, the team at the bottom of the NHL standings and a team that looks a lot different following the trade deadline two weeks ago. It is one of the rare games left on the Flyers schedule against a team outside the playoff picture.
Tuesday’s game will have a different vibe after Ron Hextall was dismissed as GM on Monday, but the Flyers have a game to play against the Ottawa Senators with two points on the line. Game time is 7 p.m.
Three goals in the second period gave the Flyers the lead and they would hold on from there in a 7-4 win over the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday night.
After an embarrassing result on Tuesday, Wednesday night provides the Flyers with a chance to quickly put the loss behind them. But against a Senators team that so many have predicted will be the worst in the league, don’t expect it to be easy. Game time is set for 7:30 p.m.
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