The Flyers get right back on the ice on Tuesday night, and this time, they face a team at the other end of the standings, the Anaheim Ducks.
The Flyers can go for a sweep of their West coast, California road trip. The final stop comes Monday night against the Anaheim Ducks.
A three-goal period got them in front, and after the Flyers tied it up early in the third, two more goals sealed the Flyers’ fate in a 5-3 loss to the Ducks at Wells Fargo Center on Saturday night.
The Flyers and Ducks will meet for the final time this season on Saturday night.
The Ducks are an upstart team with a ton of potential. That’s easy to see. They showed plenty of it from the youngsters still in the lineup, ending the Flyers road trip on a sour note as tougher matchups are ahead.
The four-game road trip out of the holiday break ends with one more game on the West coast on Tuesday night against the Anaheim Ducks, albeit with many players out due to COVID protocol on both sides, including both team captains, a budding young star for Anaheim, and the Flyers other top-pairing defenseman.
Flyers 2019 first-round pick Cam York, on his 20th birthday, and 2019 second-round pick Bobby Brink joined the rest of Team USA in claiming gold at the World Junior Championships with a 2-0 win over Team Canada on Tuesday night.
After Finland erased a 3-1 USA lead in the final 10 minutes of the third, Arthur Kaliyev scored with 1:16 remaining to give the US a 4-3 win in the Semi-final Round, advancing to the Gold Medal Game on Tuesday where they will face Canada.
Over the next few days, we will look at centers, wingers and defensemen, as well as the possibility of the Flyers trading the pick during the first night of the draft. We start our NHL Draft preview with a look at centers.