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Make it 5 wins in a row as Flyers coral Sabres 2-1, Sanheim scores 1st NHL goal
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2 and half minutes after the Sabres scored, Travis Sanheim scored his first NHL goal to tie the game at 1.
What is your expectation from the Flyers in December?
I expect a turnaround for them to win more than they lose in December 50% (11 votes)
I expect better, more discipline play and to win as many as they lose 22.73% (5 votes)
Without any changes I expect more of the same results 13.64% (3 votes)
I think the heavy home schedule will result in a winning December 9.09% (2 votes)
I expect desperate hockey resulting in us winning 75% of our games 4.54% (1 votes)
Total Votes: 22
They are better than the results. Now its about playing up.
Saturday 7pm vs Stars in Philly
Valtteri Filppula scored is 8th goal of the season for the game winner against the Sabres on Thursday night.
Andy MacDonald led the Flyers with 5 blocked shots against the Sabres on Thursday night. He finished even with a hit in 24 and half minutes of ice time.
The Flyers played well enough to down the conferences worst team and for the most part held the advantage in zone play. They gave up the first goal when Brian Elliott got caught behind his net and Girgensens threw it out front to an all-alone Ryan O'Reilly to spot the Sabres a 1-0 lead less than two minutes into the first period.
The Flyers had their own success with two goals from Sanheim and Filppula.
Brian Elliott stopped 19 shots in the win.
Ivan Provorov had 6 shots on goal, 4 hits and a blocked shot in almost 28 minutes of ice time on Thursday against the Sabres.