The Philadelphia Flyers put together an all-around forgettable performance last night against the visiting Anaheim Ducks to put an end to their five game homestand. The team went 3-2-0 over that time. Despite outshooting Anaheim 33-25, the team and Brian Elliott in goal surrendered six goals on the night, while only being able to produce two of their own, both coming from Sean Couturier who now has six in nine games this season. It took the center 18 games to hit that mark last year.
The worst news of the night, however, is that Flyers rookie Nolan Patrick left the game during the second period after taking a hit from Ducks forward Chris Wagner in the defensive zone. GM Ron Hextall said the team will have an update on Patrick Wednesday.
Ryan Getzlaf picked up two points in his return to the Ducks lineup, Hampus Lindholm notched an assist in his first game back as well. Jake Voracek had two assists for the Flyers. Brian Elliott is now sporting a .877 Sv. %, the second worst in the league for goalies with at least five starts. The Flyers will be back in action Thursday night in Ottawa against the 4-1-4 Senators.