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The Philadelphia Flyers will want to forget last night’s loss. A 5-2 loss at the hands of the Pittsburgh Penguins ended the Flyers’ three-game winning streak.

It was the first of a three-game set in Pittsburgh. They’ll play again on Thursday night and Saturday afternoon.

Welcome to the Morning Skate, Philly Hockey Now’s roundup of links on this site as well other sites around the National Hockey Now network and hockey world!

Flyers Files

  • The Flyers lost a bad one last night in Pittsburgh. (Philly Hockey Now)
    • Keep an eye out for more on that later this morning…
  • Travis Konecny returned to the lineup last night, but not where you might expect. (Philly Hockey Now)
  • Flyers fans will be in the Wells Fargo Center on Sunday! (Philly Hockey Now)
  • Nashville defenseman Mattias Ekholm is a name in the rumor mill for teams looking for defensive help. The Predators reportedly were scouting the Phantoms on Saturday night. Could a trade be in the works? (Philly Hockey Now)
  • The Flyers are off to a good start in terms of their record, but what hasn’t gone according to plan so far? (Broad Street Hockey)
  • Zayde Wisdom has been a human highlight reel with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. But is he worth getting excited about? (Broad Street Hockey)

Around The NHL

  • The Penguins had fans in the stands last night and saluted them after the game. (Pittsburgh Hockey Now)
  • The Islanders’ special teams delivered in their win against the Devils. (NYI Hockey Now)
  • The Bruins installed a new fourth-line center in their lineup. (Boston Hockey Now)
  • Inconsistency has been an issue for many NHL teams this season, not just the Flyers. The Avalanche’s inconsistencies continue to crush them. (Colorado Hockey Now)

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Ryan is a proud graduate of Monmouth University. He has covered the Philadelphia Flyers for the better part of a decade at various outlets, including Sons of Penn and Broad Street Hockey. Ryan has also worked for NHL.com and NBC Sports Regional Networks. Whether it's a GIF, quick stat, analysis, or long-form column, he's got you covered.

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