Originally posted on Flyerdelphia  |  Last updated 2/18/13
            While it remains to be seen if the Flyers can build on the momentum of what coach PeterLaviolette called “a complete game”, fans at least have to feel better in the short term about their team after Philadelphia’s dismantling of the Islanders Monday afternoon, 7-0. The Flyers (7-9-1) set the tone early, with Claude Giroux scoring twenty-six seconds intothe first period, putting Philadelphia up 1-0. The Captain held a team meeting today to address their poor play this season, including his own. Giroux made his intent clear early when he laid a few hits on Islanders Center John Tavares,whose five game goal streak was ended today, as well as compiling three points (two goals) in leading the Flyers’ onslaught.  It’s safe to say that Giroux’s words motivated the whole team, as they dominated an Islanders team fresh off of a sound victory over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday. The Flyers were physical andaggressive in out-scoring and out-hitting the Islanders, forcing tu
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