Flyers vs Canucks: John Tortorella FC overcomes deficit and moves to 2-0-0

The Flyers rode the Phillies’ momentum heading into the NLCS by defeating the Canucks, 3-2, Saturday night.

In crowded Citizens Bank Park, Phillies eliminated the Braves in the NLDS. The final was shown on the Jumbotron at the Wells Fargo Center. Fans erupted and then witnessed the return of the Flyers, who improved to 2-0 under new coach John Tortorella.

“You want to get our team, the hockey team here, in these situations,” Tortorella said of Velez’s party. “We were looking at them partying in between. I told the coaches, ‘That’s what we play for, only those few moments of you can do some of that…’ They act like idiots and have a blast.”

“Winning the regular season, you’re happy for a few minutes because you’re preparing for your next game. But when you do something and you get to the top now, and they have two more steps, I get it – that’s what you play for.

“It makes me think, ‘What would it be like if we could find a way to get ourselves there?'” “We have the distance to get there, but that’s why we played. I’m so happy for them, congratulations and I can’t wait to see them keep going.”

The Flyers started 2-0-0 in two of Alain Vigneault’s three seasons.

With his third goal in the first two games, Saturday’s match-winner Travis Konechny scored in the third inning. He had three goals during his first three games for the pilots last season.

“Everyone is buying, everyone is playing hard, everyone is moving with their feet,” Konechny said. “It’s really attractive, you’re clinging to the players when they play this way, you jumping over the boards, you do what the last person did, and you build each other up.”

Tony DeAngelo and Scott Lawton scored the other two Flyers goals to erase the 2-0 deficit in the second half.

“It’s only two games,” Laughton said. “We have to keep growing as a team and play better as we go here.”

The club’s penalty kick went 5 to 5. Vancouver’s strong game was ruled out in the third inning to keep the game even.

The Flyers face the Canucks (0-2-0) again when they visit Vancouver on February 18.

• DeAngelo saved the club’s strong play with a blast for his first goal as a pilot.

He unleashed a huge pump of fist from the blue line after burying a shot from the depth. The man advantage was 0 versus 4 at that point and the pilots desperately needed some offensive life. DeAngelo and Ivan Provorov got off to a promising start.

Just under eight minutes later, just moments after the brave Velez finished across the street, Luton tied the match with a separate goal. Konnikni bore him with an excellent bank card.

“He really played head-to-head,” Lawton said of Konnekney’s reading and execution. “I saw there were two people in the middle of the ice and we turned it around hard enough that I still had some speed to get in. It was really, really, really good play by TK”

The Flyers are looking for Konecny ​​to play in all situations, adding murder responsibilities to his page. Cam Atkinson had great shorthand success with Tortorella in Columbus. The coach sees the similarities in the players.

“Very similar,” Tortorella said. “Sort of a quick guy. Cam is more awesome, but Travis has that too. Same stature as much as height and all that, same willingness to play in the zones. Very similar. Cam was a guy.” For six years I leaned on it in all situations Like I do with Travis. He might have to share it when Cam gets back, and there will be some time for him too. But the two players are very similar.”

• With Olle Lycksell called up and NHL debut, eight of the 12 Flyers strikers on Saturday were aged 25 or younger. Six of them have had less than 100 games from their NHL experience

“That’s where we are as a team,” Tortorella said before the match. “If the organization – [Chuck Fletcher, Brent Flahr]Everyone, coaching staff – he feels we have some players who have a chance and need to develop, it’s the right place the organization is right now.”

A real strong start for Tortorella considering the injury conditions and getting to know new players, many of them very young.

• Bulletins were not sharp in the first period and were expensive.

Carter Hart surrendered with a goal in the 1:34 minute. Kyle Burroughs’ shot was impressive, but it passed through Nick Sealer and could have been stopped in Hart’s favour.

The Flyers then went to 0 for 3 in strong play with three shots as Vancouver tried to give them an early equaliser.

They reduced their deficit to 2-0 in the first break with a spin in the neutral zone and poor coverage in the defensive zone ensued.

Hart finished with 27 stops. He saved Flyers early in the second period when there was a bad spin behind his net. Hart stretched to deny him a shot on his leg sill, keeping the 2-0 lead.

The Flyers responded with goals by De Angelo and Luton to equalize as the third half approached.

Thatcher Demko, who had to face the Conor McDavids Oilers in the Canucks opener, stopped 27 of the Flyers’ 30 shots. Fourteen of the balls saved came in the first period.

• Lycksell, the skillful 23-year-old Swedish striker, has been included in the squad on the fourth line.

Tortorella felt Lycksell had a “really good start” in training camp but then “faded away”.

“I hope he plays as he played earlier in the camp,” Tortorella said before the match. “We’ll see”.

The selection for the sixth round of 2017 ended with a penalty kick in 9:02 minutes.

Jackson Kitts made his first season in the fourth streak position and played 6:59 minutes.

The pilots expect Lots of action with their list early here.

• Nicolas Desloriers fought his first battle as a pilot. Burrows rose to the top after Deslaurier scored a clean kick for Curtis Lazar in the third game.

Deslorier threw a number of punches to the back of Burroughs’ head before both players went off the ice.

• Owen Tibet was put on the injured reserve before the match after sustaining an upper body injury at The team won the season opener 5-2 Thursday.

Atkinson (upper body) and Rasmus Ristolinn (unnamed) missed their second match in a row. Both winger and defender are considered day in and day out.

• The pilots have tough tests in Florida as they visit Lightning on Tuesday (7PM ET/ESPN) and Panthers on Wednesday (7PM ET/TNT).

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