The Flyers' forwards couldn't finish many of their scoring chances Tuesday night. Their starting goalie couldn't make it to the third period. Their defense was sloppy and, on too many occasions, out of position.
Edmonton proved little more than a speed bump Tuesday for the Blues, who returned home with a flair from a weeklong trek to western Canada, steam-rolling the Oilers, 8-3, before a sellout crowd of 18,818 at Scottrade Center.
Joonas Donskoi did almost everything he could Monday night – including scoring an all-too-rare San Jose Sharks power play goal – to help his team come away from a three-game homestand with at least something to show for their efforts.
Jonathan Quick's teammates expect him to stop just about everything that comes his way, and for the first few weeks of this season he lived up to those expectations as he backstopped the impressive start that lifted the Los Angeles Kings atop the Pacific Division.