Philadelphia Flyers’ Winning Ways are Coming Full Circle

November 4th, 2010 by Dominic Perilli Leave a reply »
With the recent top-notch play of the Philadelphia Flyers, one cannot help but have a little bit of deja vu.

This team has been in slumps before and have risen out of them like a hungry man trapped in the basement of a McDonald's. 

All of the playmakers that the Flyers need to step up are indeed stepping up: Jeff Carter, Danny Briere, Mike Richards and Claude Giroux, to name a few (hey, that rhymes!).

Let's not forget about Sergei Bobrovsky. This dude, who speaks no English, is tearing it up in net.

He is playing so well that, if I were Peter Laviolette, I'd tell Brian Boucher to go kick buckets and make Michael Leighton the backup goaltender. But that is most likely why I'm sitting here writing articles and Lavvy is coaching a professional team.


The power play was a main concern at the beginning of the season. The Flyers were only converting about nine percent of their power plays.

That number has since increased to 17 percent.

Why the sudden change?

They are putting pucks on the net and creating more chances. The hesitation is minimal. 

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