Oct 17, 2013, 11:51 PM EDT
The Philadelphia Flyers made franchise history on Thursday, but for all the wrong reasons.
On Thursday, the Flyers fell 4-1 to the Pittsburgh Penguins, and are now off to a 1-7 start to begin the season. It’s the worst start to a regular season in franchise history, as per the Philadelphia Inquirer.
“It’s not easy right now. We’re struggling to create an offense,” Flyers goalie Steve Mason said afterward.
“I’m just trying to make the saves I need to make and be patient and eventually it will come.”
The Flyers will now have the next six days to reflect on their current situation. They don’t play again until next Thursday, when they host the New York Rangers.
Making matters worse in this one is veteran defenseman Kimmo Timonen left the game and did not return due to a lower-body injury.
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- Flyers’ Mason broke his right pinky finger playing ball hockey 23
- Lindros, LeClair and Desjardins to be inducted into the Flyers Hall of Fame 64
- It’s back! PHT’s Team of the Day summer series starts tomorrow 9
- Pens sign Spaling — two years, $4.4 million 13
- Agent: Subban hasn’t told me to make him NHL’s highest-paid D 32
- Devils sign Greene to five-year, $25M extension 18
- Subban seeking $8.5 million in arbitration, versus the Habs at $5.25 million 47
- Marchand on Plekanec: ‘I hate him. I can’t stand him’ 59
- Gettin’ paid: Gardiner inks five-year, $20.25M extension with Leafs 15
- Lindros, LeClair and Desjardins to be inducted into the Flyers Hall of Fame (64)
- Cashing in: Rangers sign Brassard to five-year, $25 million deal (63)
- Poll: Is Drew Doughty the best defenseman in the world? (60)
- Marchand on Plekanec: ‘I hate him. I can’t stand him’ (59)
- Subban seeking $8.5 million in arbitration, versus the Habs at $5.25 million (47)