Can Philadelphia Flyers’ Current Line Combinations Turn 2014-15 Season Around?

December 13th, 2014 by Garrett Baker Leave a reply »

The Philadelphia Flyers have scored nine goals in the past two games, and each of their top three lines have been firing on all cylinders.

They dismantled the New Jersey Devils, winning 4-1, and then dominated the Carolina Hurricanes two days later to the tune of 5-1.

Coach Craig Berube has had some difficulties with re-shuffling the Flyers' top lines. Claude Giroux and Jakub Voracek have been mainstays on the top two lines, but pretty much every other forward has been moved around and combined with different guys.

Most of those combinations had not worked, as the Flyers stumbled to a 9-11-5 record before pulling out back-to-back victories.

But after Berube decided to scratch Vincent Lecavalier, he solidified the following line combinations which have been extremely effective for the past six periods.

Giroux and Voracek have combined for seven points over the past two games, with Voracek tallying a goal in each contest.

Michael Raffl had a goal against Carolina for his only point in either victory, but he has still looked very comfortable in his role alongside two of the best forwards in ...

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