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Flyers hold off Canucks 3-2, Ghost 3 assist pave the way, Neuvirth stops 18
With Konecny out, which Phantoms would you like to see called up?
Jordan Weal leads the team with 47 points, and we need offense 64.29% (9 votes)
Scott Laughton has experience, lets call him up 21.43% (3 votes)
Greg Carey has 22 goals, lets see what he's got 7.14% (1 votes)
Taylor Leier seems to be part of the future, lets bring him up 7.14% (1 votes)
Colin McDonald is an experienced play with 16 goals 0% (0 votes)
Total Votes: 14
Flyers 3 Canucks 2
The Flyers got a badly needed win and 2 points against the Canucks on Sunday night. They built a 3-0 lead on goals by Simmonds, Voracek and Schenn.
Michal Neuvirth was solid stopping 18 shots allowing a tipped point shot and a goal off a long rebound during a rush.
The Flyers power play went 2 for 3 against the Canucks and the Flyers held the Canucks to just 2 shots on goal in their 4 power play attempts.
The win leaves the Flyers 2 points out of a playoff spot, but there is 8 teams in the hunt separated by 7 points top to bottom.
The Flyers healthy scratches included Nick Schultz and Andy MacDonald against the Canucks. Jordan Weal has an upper body injury and will be further looked at when they return home to Philly today.
Wayne Simmonds registered his team leading 25th goal of the season on the power play to give the Flyers a 1-0 lead when he smashed a rebound thru Ryan Millers legs in the first period of the Canucks game. Wayne also had 3 shots on goal, 6 hits and a blocked shot.
Jake Voracek scored his 15th goal of the season to give the Flyers a 2-0 lead against the Canucks on Sunday. He finished +1 with 3 shots on goal, a hit in 17+ minutes of ice time.
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Shayne Gostisbehere register 3 points in a game for the first time in his NHL career. He finish the game with 3 shots on goal and 2 blocked shot in 17 minutes of ice time against the Canucks.
Brayden Schenn scored his 18th goal of the season on the power play against the Canucks to give the Flyers a 3-0 lead at the time. He finished with a shot on goal and 5 hits in 17 minutes of ice time. Schenn's 14 power play goals lead the NHL, Simmonds is tied for second with 13.