Flyers and Penguins meet for the final battle of Pennsylvania
The Philadelphia Flyers shocked all of Pennsylvania when they beat interstate rival Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 on what was a fine Sunday night for hockey in the “City of Brotherly Love.” The Flyers were wearing their alternate black and orange jerseys and interim head coach Mike Yeo decided to start between the posts for veteran backup goaltender Martin Jones, who has had a lot more playing time since the starter Carter Hart was injured a few times. weeks ago.
The Flyers battled their rival from the first pitch of the puck, doing a great job of keeping the pressure on the offense for the majority of the sixty-minute game against Pittsburgh. They also did a pretty good job of preventing Pittsburgh from remaining calm and strategic in the offensive zone, forcing the Penguins to attack toward the neutral zone to regroup more often than most would have thought possible before this game. However, Martin Jones was there to bail out the Flyers almost every time they slipped their cover.
It was an amazing team effort from the Philadelphia Flyers and a well-deserved win against their biggest league rivals. Noah Cates was certainly the hero of the day, something fans could see for years to come, but he was far from the only Flyers player who was on a roll Sunday afternoon.
- ISP:Goal scored by Morgan Frost, assisted by Owen Tippett and Noah Cates
- ISP: Goal scored by Noah Cates, assisted by Keith Yandle and Morgan Frost
- ISP: Goal scored by Noah Cates, assisted by Keith Yandle and Ivan Provorov
- PIT: Goal scored by Sidney Crosby, assisted by Jake Guentzel and Evgeni Malkin
- PHI: ENG scored by Travis Konecny, assisted by Kevin Hayes and Linus Högberg.
Take away key
The Flyers’ prospects have flourished under the opportunity to get playing time in the NHL, thanks to Philadelphia’s sadly poor season. Morgan Frost, Bobby Brink and Noah Cates should all be considered crucial to Philadelphia’s turnaround as a hockey club, along with rookie defensemen Cam York and Ronnie Attard, who have both been very impressive and impactful since joining have joined the team. Cates had his first-ever three-point game of his career against the Penguins, which proved crucial to their victory, while Frost also recorded a multi-point game with his goal and assist.
Despite Philadelphia’s shortcomings this season, the future looks incredibly bright on Broad Street so far and it’s only with the prospects that have been called up to play this season. The Flyers have a number of promising young prospects who haven’t even made it to the NHL yet. Expect to see a few more next year now that the Flyers’ front office sees the benefits of allowing their youngsters to come and play on the main roster.