It goes down as an overtime loss for the Flyers, who fell victim to the NHL's newest form of overtime: 3-on-3. But against the defending Eastern Conference champions, the Flyers earned a small moral victory.
The Flyers 3-2 overtime loss starts them with a point in the standings and a step in the right direction effort-wise.
So in his first test, Dave Hakstol passed. The team that looked lethargic and sloppy against the Devils was actually keeping the Tampa Bay Lightning off their game and playing theirs