Flyers Dominate, Lose In Shootout

Bad goaltending and a part of the game that can’t be found in the playoffs helped the Flyers fall 5-4 to the Caps tonight. Alexander Semin made Brian Boucher look silly in the final shot of the shootout to give Washington the extra point. Boucher played well on the night making thirteen saves on fourteen shots helping the Flyers comeback from a 3-0 deficit thanks to Sergei Bobrovsky’s wonderful night. The shootout loss drops the Flyers to 44-19-9 on the season. Despite the Flyers absolutely dominating the first eight minutes of the game, the visiting Capitals gained the first lead of the …

Is Kris Versteeg a bad influence?

The Flyers’ newly acquired winger, Kris Versteeg may be a bad influence, according to Matthew Sekeres of The Globe and Mail. He had this to say when weighing in on yesterday’s trade: Having been around the Chicago Blackhawks in the last two postseasons, let’s just say there were worries about how winger Kris Versteeg spent his recreational time. Had one person tell me the Hawks viewed him as a potential bad influence on Patrick Kane, and that was before the duo posed for shirtless photos in the back of a limo following a night of partying at Vancouver’s Roxy nightclub. …