Another late push wasn’t enough on the scoreboard, as the Colorado Avalanche claimed a 3-2 result and handed the Flyers their fourth straight loss and 16th in their last 18 games on Tuesday night.
The Flyers road trip shifts to Colorado, where the Avalanche now have a few players back in the lineup from last week’s defeat in Philadelphia.
The Colorado Avalanche’s Stanley Cup win in 2022 is an achievement that is a long time coming, a process that played out with a franchise icon leading the way at the top and started with another behind the bench, only to be placed in the hands of a hockey journeyman who rose through the coaching ranks. It’s also an achievement for the players who were around for the entire process, which included as many low points as it did the highest moments that were reached in this championship season.
The Avalanche used a four-goal first period to set the tone, as the Flyers were handed a 6-3 loss on Friday night.
The road losing streak came to an end after 13 games, as the Flyers claimed a win in St. Louis on Thursday night. The trip continues one night later, as the Flyers spend Friday night taking on the Colorado Avalanche, the NHL’s top team, in the third game of the five-game road trip.
It will be a quick turnaround for the Flyers, as it is going to be for most of the final 31 games in the regular season, and the Orange and Black get yet another challenge against a Top-10 team in the league. The Colorado Avalanche await as the Flyers make their return home.
The Flyers were not able to overcome their shorthanded lineup and capitalize on chances in a 3-1 loss to the Avalanche on Wednesday night.
With their top two scorers out of the lineup, the Flyers were outmatched by the Colorado Avalanche in a 3-1 loss on Wednesday night.
The Flyers face a tough task on the road against three challenging Western Conference opponents. It starts on Wednesday night with the Colorado Avalanche, who are challenging for the best record in the Western Conference.