Owen Tippett returns to the lineup after suffering an injury in the season-opener, and Rasmus Ristolainen makes his season debut on Thursday night when the Flyers host the Florida Panthers.
The Flyers’ three-game winning streak to start the season was snapped at the hands of the Panthers, who scored two goals in the third period to claim a 4-3 decision on Wednesday night.
Next up is the back end of the Flyers first back-to-back of the season, as they face the Florida Panthers on Wednesday night.
After stopping six shots for the Panthers to start the 3-on-3, Martin Jones couldn’t stop a one-time blast from Aaron Ekblad in a 2-1 overtime loss for the Flyers on Wednesday night.
The Flyers ended their four-game homestand to start the season with a 2-1-1 record after Saturday’s 4-2 loss to the Panthers, showing signs of promise with their level of compete, but also falling short in a couple of games that were certainly there for the taking.
The undefeated Florida Panthers bring their 4-0-0 record into Wells Fargo Center on Saturday night, as the Flyers look to make it three wins in a row.
Overtime has not been kind to the Flyers this season, and that run continued as T.J. Brodie scored at 1:59 of overtime to hand the Flyers their sixth straight loss, 3-2, on Saturday afternoon at Wells Fargo Center.
Johnny Gaudreau got the game-winning goal in overtime to hand the Flyers a gut-wrenching 6-5 defeat in to the Calgary Flames on Wednesday night.