A game-tying goal by Martin Necas with 0.2 seconds remaining in regulation set up overtime, where Sebastian Aho completed a hat trick just 28 seconds in to hand the Flyers a 5-4 defeat on Saturday evening at Wells Fargo Center.
The Flyers claimed Kieffer Bellows off waivers on Thursday, and he’ll make his debut with the team on Saturday night when they face the Carolina Hurricanes.
Over at ESPN.com, Greg Wyshynski posed the biggest question for each of the 24 teams in the playoffs. The Flyers one is quite intriguing. Are these games following the pause, to be played in neutral hub cities, away games for Carter Hart?
Kevin Hayes struck for a pair of goals in the third period against his former team, including the game-winner as the Flyers went into the holiday break with their fourth straight win, defeating the Rangers, 5-1, on Monday night at Wells Fargo Center.
The Rangers handled the Flyers easily on Sunday, as Alexandar Georgiev came through with 29 saves in a shutout win as the Flyers fell to the Rangers, 3-0, at Wells Fargo Center.
After turning in the worst period of the season that ultimately was their downfall in a 5-2 loss in Buffalo on Wednesday, one that had the fanbase sharpening pitchforks and lighting torches ready for some form of change to be made, the Flyers responded with a quality win against a divisional opponent.
For the first time in five games, the Flyers scored the first goal of the game and never looked back, as all three members of the top line had three-point games and Cal Pickard pitched a 31-save shutout in a 4-0 win over the Rangers on Friday afternoon at Wells Fargo Center.
The New York Rangers await as the Flyers hit the road for the third time in the preseason so far, facing the Rangers at Madison Square Garden. Game time is set for 7 p.m.
Photo: Steve Kuzma/Flyerdelphia The day started with some minor roster shuffling for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Anthony Stolarz was needed…