The Flyers sent left winger Oskar Lindblom and defenseman Travis Sanheim to the Phantoms on Monday so they could play in the AHL playoffs. Both starred during earlier stints with the Phantoms this season.
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The Big Three came up small again, but it looks like the Flyers are stuck with them … which might not be the worst thing.
As disappointing as the Penguins was, it doesn't crack the Top 5 for worst post-series home handshakes.
He was remarkable in the Flyers' 8-5 loss to the Penguins in Game 6 on Sunday, scoring three goals and adding two assists while playing with a torn ligament in his right knee.
The Penguins showed the Flyers they have lots of work to do before they are Stanley Cup contenders. That said, the Flyers made positive strides this season.
Dave Hakstol said his young team played with newfound freedom and confidence in their Game 5 win and their Game 6 loss, which ultimately gave the Penguins a four-games-to-two first-round win.
The Flyers defense let them down during a 5-0 basketball-like Penguins run.
The Penguins overcame a 4-2 deficit and pulled away from a 4-4 third-period tie as they whipped the Flyers, 8-5, and won the series in six games.
For the Flyers, there has been a formula to their wins and losses in their playoff series with the Penguins.
Flyers star defenseman Ivan Provorov was injured late in Friday's game, but GM Ron Hextall wouldn't say whether he would play Sunday.
The Flyers showed character by avoiding elimination Friday in Pittsburgh, rallying for a 4-2 win. Can they do it again in Game 6 Sunday afternoon at the Wells Fargo Center?
Claude Giroux ends his scoring drought, Valtteri Filppula gets three points and Sean Couturier nails the winner as the Flyers avoid elimination.