The Philadelphia Flyers have lost two straight games against the New Jersey Devils and now trail in their playoff series 2-1. The teams will have an extra day off before Game 4 on Sunday, May 6.
As a Flyers fan, I feel like the extra day off couldn’t have come at a better time for this team. As ugly as things have been lately, the Flyers are still only a few seconds away from leading the series. An extra day of preparation could be just what they need.
Here are a few reasons why the Flyers will benefit:
They can recharge the batteries
Philadelphia has looked really flat for the bulk of this series. The Flyers were awful in Game 2, and things weren’t much better in Game 3. The team showed signs of life in overtime, so that is something it can build from. I have no doubt that Peter Laviolette is going to make sure that this team chases every puck in the next game. The more distance that the Flyers can put between these losses, the better things will be. This team looked very tired in ...