NHL All-Star 2019 was a pretty darn good time out in San Jose, and the Metropolitan team led by the Flyers’ own Claude Giroux was able to earn the win.
Wins were hard to come by for Giroux’s Flyers in the first half, though, as they find themselves with just 44 points at the break. Just two teams have less than 44, though the Senators and Devils are just one point away from the Flyers with 43 apiece. For a team with playoff aspirations Wholesale nhl jerseys
once again entering the season, it’s been a monumentally disappointing first half for the Flyers, and opening up the second half won’t be easy.
First up is a date with the Central Division leaders in the Winnipeg Jets, who sent Mark Scheifele and Blake Wheeler to All-Star weekend and boast several other offensive threats like sniper Patrik Laine and a deep forward and defense group after that. No surprise with names like those that the Jets stand sixth in the league in scoring at 3.46 per game, but Winnipeg can also clamp down defensively, ranking sixth also in goals allowed per game. There’s also their potent power play, operating at 26% on the season, good for fourth overall in the league coming in.