Anaheim rebounded from Wayne Simmonds’ late goal for a 5-4 victory over the spiraling Flyers on Wednesday night.
The Flyers (0-2-2) lost their second straight game in a shootout and are winless through the first four games for only the fourth time in franchise history. They’re off to their worst start since they were 0-3-1 in 2008-09.
Vincent Lecavalier, Matt Read and Michael Raffl scored for the Flyers, and Mason stopped 23 shots, following his 33-save shutout against Detroit on Tuesday at Philadelphia. The Flyers are 3-6-2 in their last 11 games following a 7-1-0 stretch.
Matt Read and Vinny Lecavalier scored for the Flyers.
In his first game behind the Anaheim bench, Bruce Boudreau saw all the talent and passion that makes the Ducks such a compelling team.
The Flyers are in the midst of an extended break before they return to game action on Friday night, when they will visit the Anaheim Ducks.
Playing without captain and inspirational leader Ryan Getzlaf, the Anaheim Ducks dug down and beat the Philadelphia Flyers with an impressive display of offense and goaltending.
The Philadelphia Flyers have acquired forward Rob Bordson and defenseman Danny Syvret from the Anaheim Ducks for forwards Patrick Maroon and David Laliberte.