*Production disclaimer: yes, I realize the audio is shaky in some spots. I forgot to record the broadcast separately so I had to take the audio from the Twitch recording, which apparently wasn't that great. My apologies. It's mostly fine.*
Without Claude Giroux, Jake Voracek, Scott Laughton, Oskar Lindblom, Travis Konecny, or Justin Braun the Philadelphia Flyers earned a point in a comeback shootout loss to a divisional rival.
Of course, that rival was the lowly New York Rangers, the Flyers took a 1-0 lead a minute into the game and went 0/5 on the power play, but I'm choosing to look at the good.
Well, that was a lie.
Philly looked liked they were being defended by Tortorella's Rangers in the 2014 playoffs again, seeing 27 of their shot attempts blocked.
The orange and black didn't help their cause much, missing the net on another 11 attempts. If a couple more of those reach the crease, perhaps while on the power play, this is a regulation win for the Fly Guys.
It was not to be, however.
Despite some late-game heroics by Joel Farabee, whose seventh goal of the season sent the game to overtime and tied him for the team lead with James van Riemsdyk, and a big penalty kill in the extra frame, the outcome was ultimately disappointment, as Kaapo Kakko and Artemi Panarin each beat Carter Hart in the shootout, while only Sean Couturier was able to solve Alexandar Georgiev, meaning the final standings point went to the Blueshirts.
Ok, there's your summary and it's long enough so the story shows up in search results, now listen to the postgame.
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