from Frank Seravalli of the Philadelphia Daily News,
Here are five things the Flyers can do to make the last month of the season a lot more interesting:
When Claude Giroux was pounded, face-first in the boards in the third period Thursday night against a docile Islanders team, the Flyers did not react. When their captain and most important asset was lying on the ice, it was embarrassing that two players within grabbing distance - Jake Voracek and Matt Read - did not go after the offending Lubomir Visnovsky. It was more embarrassing that players who actually are paid to play with edge didn't follow up on the questionable hit on subsequent shifts.
The Flyers should be defending every questionable hit with vigor, regardless of the victim. Especially for Giroux. Instead, the sequence seemed to say a lot about the overall fight of this team. They don't need to fight more, though most hockey fans would enjoy it. They need to fight for one another.