Philadelphia: The Philadelphia Flyers would return home to Wells Fargo Center to play their first home game of 2019 as they took on the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday night, the Hurricanes would beat the Flyers 5-3. Below are some takeaways.
Flyers goalie Michael Neuvirth got to start and he would make some big saves but also will let in some very bad and question will goals, he would make 23 saves on 28 shots.
During this game there was a lot of physicality including in the second. Radko Gudas what have a monster hit and things will continue to get physical the entire game.
With the Flyers down 4-0 in the 3rd period, The Flyers would finally wake up and get the puck past Petr mrazek started by Wayne Simmonds on the PowerPlay
Sean Couturier would add to the scoring which cut the lead down to 4-2
James Van riemsdyk would score to get the Hurricanes lead down to 1 at 4-3.
During the first period, they would announce that Claude Giroux was selected to the All-Star team and he would receive a nice ovation
During the second period, The Philadelphia Flyers would wish the Philadelphia Eagles good luck in the playoffs and also played the Eagles fight song
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The Philadelphia Flyers will look to bounce back from this loss as they take on the Calgary Flames led by South jerseys Johnny Gaudreau on Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Wells Fargo Center.