Kyle Palmieri scores his second goal of the game in a 3-2 Flyers loss to the Ducks on Tuesday. Photo Courtesy of ESPN.com
For the first 20 minutes, the Philadelphia Flyers played like a determined team, a team that had turned the corner on the worst start in franchise history. But as the energy disappeared, the Flyers quickly reverted back to old ways.
The Anaheim Ducks would rally for two third-period goals, both by Kyle Palmieri, in a 3-2 win to beat the Flyers on Tuesday night at Wells Fargo Center.
A dominant first period paced the Flyers early as they controlled the pace. They would outshoot the Ducks, 15-10, in the first. They also led where it counts, 2-0.
Just 3:40 into the game, Matt Read buried his own rebound for his third goal in as many games, giving the Flyers a 1-0 lead.
Late in the period, at 16:34, the Flyers capitalized on the power play. Claude Giroux made a brilliant pass across the slot to Vincent Lecavalier for a one-timer, Lecavalier's fourth goal in the ...