Shea Theodore scored the game-winning goal for Vegas with 32.5 seconds remaining to hand the Flyers a 3-2 loss on Tuesday night.
After trailing by three goals early in the third, the Flyers rallied to pull to within one, falling short and suffering their fourth straight loss, 5-3, to Vegas at Wells Fargo Center.
The Flyers scored three goals in the second period and never looked back, as Felix Sandstrom secured his first NHL win in goal in a 5-1 victory over the Blues on Tuesday night at Wells Fargo Center.
The Flyers road trip only gets tougher as they go through the gauntlet of Central Division teams all in playoff position. That begins on Thursday night against the St. Louis Blues, a team slipping a bit with a 3-4-3 record in the month of March.
The Blues got the lead back 42 seconds after the Flyers tied the game on a goal by Vladimir Tarasenko and held things down the rest of the way in a 4-1 defeat for the Flyers on Tuesday night at Wells Fargo Center for their sixth straight loss.
It’s a quick turnaround as the Flyers get back on the ice on Tuesday night, this time to take on the St. Louis Blues.
By the end of the first period, Boston had a 3-0 lead, opened it up to 4-0 early in the second and the St. Louis Blues could never recover in a 7-2 Bruins win in Game 3 on Saturday night.
Here is a preview of the Stanley Cup Final between the Boston Bruins and St. Louis Blues, including each team’s candidates for Conn Smythe, how they got to the Final and what they need to do to win the Cup.
The Boston Bruins swept out the Carolina Hurricanes in four games to reach their third Stanley Cup Final in the last nine seasons. The St. Louis Blues defeated the San Jose Sharks in six games, reaching the Final for the first time since 1970.
In total, eight goals were scored in the first period between the two teams, including seven in the first 9:41 of the game, as the Flyers fell into a 5-2 deficit by the midpoint of the first period on the way to a 7-3 defeat to the Blues on Thursday night.