There is no shortage of suggestions, from serious to silly, for how the Philadelphia Flyers can stop falling behind so early in games.
Start the backup goalie for a period.
Spot teams a 2-0 lead on the scoreboard and knock 10 minutes off the clock before the opening faceoff.
Skate harder, come out more focused.
No matter the ideas batted around the locker room, the song remains the same. The Flyers have allowed the first goal in 12 of the last 14 games, and have trailed by multiple goals in nine of those games.
Normally a recipe for disaster and the draft lottery, the Flyers have turned the deficits into thrilling victories that have stamped them as the undisputed comeback kings of the NHL. Just ask the Pittsburgh Penguins.
The Penguins blew a 3-0 lead in Game 1 of their opening-round series, and leads of 2-0 and 3-1 in Game 2 to find themselves in a deep hole. The Flyers hold a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series as the series shifts Sunday to Philadelphia....