Flyers Lack Effort In Loss to Jackets
If in Wednesday's loss to Carolina the Flyers showed times of no effort, it was in Thursday's loss that they showed 60 minutes of no effort.
The Flyers lost 5-2 to Columbus in a game they never got out of the starting gate. Ray Emery allowed five goals and played the entire game to keep Steve Mason rested.
Columbus led 1-0 after the first period on Jack Johnson's goal.
Surprisingly, the Flyers held a lead at one point in this game. They tied it up early in the second period on Brayden Schenn's 14h of the season, which is a career high.
Before the game, Craig Berube moved Vincent Lecavalier from the third line to the second in hopes of getting his game going. Six minutes after Schenn's goal, Lecavalier gave the Flyers their only lead on the power play.
Columbus answered with a pair of goals from Derek MacKenzkie and Matt Calvert to give the Jackets a 3-2 lead.
In the third, Columbus held the Flyers to just four shots and got goals from Brandon Dubinsky and Nathan Horton to seal the game.