Philadelphia Flyers: December Schedule May Decide Playoff Spot

December 4th, 2009 by Mark Ritter Leave a reply »

With a record of 13-11-1 through their first 25 games, the Philadelphia Flyers sit 10th in the Eastern Conference, two points out of the playoffs.


Nobody is going as far to suggest that it is time to panic in Philly, but with the team marred in a three-game losing streak and having gone 3-7-0 in its past 10 games, the questions are starting to mount.


Recently, Flyers fans on various sites have been calling for Coach John Stevens’ head and, to a lesser extent, have been asking that age-old-question, “do we have enough goaltending to get the job done?”


To be fair, the entire team has been struggling of late. That said, in four out of his past six games, goaltender Ray Emery has posted a save percentage under .900. He has not won a game since Nov. 16 and ...

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