A lot can change over the course of a weekend and that was the case for six of the seven winless teams in the NHL. Toronto, Anaheim, Carolina, Los Angeles, Edmonton and New Jersey all picked up at least their first wins of the 2015-16 season.
Since last Wednesday's win over the Blackhawks, many have been talking about the dreaded five-day break the Flyers faced through the weekend. But why all the worry?
Think about it, a five-day break from the grind. Who wouldn’t be rejuvenated and ready to give his or her best when they returned to work? The Flyers were given this break early in the 2015-16 season, and this can be a positive point.
Here are five reasons why this hiatus can be a good thing for the team.
Despite jumping out to a strong start, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms were unable to capitalize on momentum from Friday's first win of the season, as they fell 6-4 to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on Saturday.