Once again, an awful third period doomed the enigmatic Flyers.
They blew a two-goal lead and had their modest two-game winning streak snapped Tuesday night, dropping a 3-2 decision to the Anaheim Ducks at the boo-filled Wells Fargo Center.
With the loss, the Flyers fell to 3-8, their worst record in franchise history at this juncture.
Kyle Palmieri's tip-in, his second goal of the night, snapped a 2-2 tie with 4 minutes, 9 seconds left.
In the third period, the Ducks outscored (2-0), outshot (16-6), and outhustled the Flyers.
"Good teams know how to win games in the third period, and teams that struggle are the ones that lose games in the third period," said winger Matt Read, who scored a goal in his third straight game. "We have to learn how to win those games."
If not, they will fail to make the playoffs for the second consecutive season.
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