Flyers turn in another clunker in 6-1 loss to Islanders

Twenty-nine games in and the Flyers have to accept their identity. They are a flawed team that gives up goals in bunches, and is more fragile than a cardboard box of crystal vases. Turnovers, lack of defensive attention and a soft goal fueled a four-goal surge in the first period Saturday that led to their second disastrous loss in New York in four nights. This time, the Islanders beat them, 6-1. The night started with Sean Couturier being ruled out with a lower-body injury and proceeded with the defense making Islanders fourth-line center Casey Cizikas look like Connor McDavid. It took a figh…

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