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While the Philadelphia Flyers haven't been able to generate much offense, coach Peter Laviolette is hoping a tweak to his top line will help do the trick.
The Eastern Conference-worst Washington Capitals could surely use some change.
Hoping to avoid a third consecutive loss, the Flyers conclude a four-game road trip Friday night seeking a fourth straight win over the Capitals.
After following up an 0-3-0 start with back-to-back wins, Philadelphia's woes resumed in its last two games. The Flyers (2-5-0) couldn't keep up in Sunday's 5-1 loss to Tampa Bay, then suffered a 2-1 defeat to the New York Rangers two nights later.
Ilya Bryzgalov made 26 saves, dropping to 2-4-0 despite a 2.19 goals-against average. Kimmo Timonen, meanwhile, provided the team's lone goal, scoring 7:09 into the third period as Philadelphia scored one or less for the fourth time in seven games.
The power play hasn't been much help to the struggling offense, converting 5 of 37 overall...
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After his team lost 3-2 to the Capitals at the Verizon Center Friday, Philadelphia Flyers forward Brayden Schenn complimented the Caps’ play in the third period, while his teammate Mike Knuble paid deference to the Capitals setting the tone of the game.
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Thanks in part to their offensive shortcomings, the Philadelphia Flyers are already enduring their second three-game slide of the season.
Opening their first lengthy homestand against the Carolina Hurricanes would seem to be exactly what they need.
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