Brotherly Puck Weekly issue 11

SCORES & REVIEWS

2/17 at DET    The game itself wasn’t spectacular, the Flyers did manage to win 3-1. Hart stood on his head, making 37 of 38 saves to keep the Flyers playoff hopes alive.

2/19 vs TBL    Carter Hart was pulled in the first period after allowing three goals on nine shots. Though Elliott wasn’t terrible the goalie switch wasn’t enough to change the outcome as the Flyers lost 5-2.

2/21 at MTL    Carter Hart was pulled again in the first period and the Flyers couldn’t fight their way back as they lost 5-1.

2/23 vs PIT    The Flyers were clearly a group looking for revenge from the previous weeks game against the Penguins. Wayne Simmonds crushed Brian Dumoulin which resulted in a small brawl. Both Dumoulin and Letang missed the rest of the game after that. The Flyers managed to come back and win the game in overtime 4-3.

FLYERS NEWS AND NOTES

Mike McKenna was sent to the Phantoms after clearing waivers.

Carter Hart will miss”the next ten days” after suffering an injury during the game against the Canadiens.

Claude Giroux played in his 800th game as a Flyer during the Stadium Series.

AROUND THE NHL

Matt Duchene was traded from the Ottawa Senators to the Columbus Blue Jackets for a pair of prospects and two first round picks.

Mats Zuccarello was traded from the Rangers to the Stars for a conditional second round pick and a conditional third round pick.

STUDS & DUDS

Studs

Sean Couturier– Couts had a goal and five assists this week to keep his recent hot streak going.

Wayne Simmonds– After playing in what will likely be his last Flyers game on Saturday night, it is time to acknowledge his accomplishments as a Flyer; 584 games, 203 goals, and 378 points.

Duds

Carter Hart– The kid plays four straight games, getting pulled in two, then rides the bench during the stadium series. Talk about a fall from grace.

Radko Gudas– After trying to decapitate Nikita Kucherov he was suspended two games for the play, missing the outdoor game. oops.

BEST PLAYER OF ALL TIME OF THE WEEK

Aleksander Barkov scored the best goal you may ever see

 

SAMUEL MORIN TRACKER

Morin played in Charlotte with the Phantoms of Friday where he had his first fight since his return.

CARTER HART WINS UNTIL HE PASSES BRODEUR

679 Wins

FUN FACT OF THE WEEK

The Flyers are the only team with two players who won the Conn Smythe trophy despite losing the series. Reggie Leach won in 1976, and Ron Hextall would later win in 1987.

METRO STANDINGS

Islanders- 79

Capitals- 75

Blue Jackets- 73

Hurricanes- 72

Penguins- 72

Flyers- 65

Rangers- 62

Devils- 56

 

By: Dan Esche (@DanTheFlyeraFan)

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