“If I had to go with my heart -- no pun intended -- the easiest decision is to pick Carter," Gordon said. "I think the world of him. I’ve been so impressed with how he’s been able to come up here and play, and it really bothered me to have to make the final decision to not play him.”
Some of the Flyers’ veteran forwards are in scoring slumps at the same time. That was masked when Carter Hart was on a certified roll, but it’s more noticeable with Hart struggling in the last two games.