*They were bound to lose eventually, and at least they lost on a game they played relatively well against the best dang team in the league. Felt like a one-game loss in a seven-game playoff series, no? On to the next. RECAP!
*A good way to keep these new fans engaged might be to keep Travis Konecny in front of a mic at all times. [NBC Sports Philly]
*It really is quite hard to be anything but positive about this team right now. [BSH]
*It’s official: coronavirus has closed the Flyers’ locker room to the media for the foreseeable. Whither shall we acquire the Quotes? How will we know if the boys intended to get pucks deep?? [Inquirer]
*It’s not just the Flyers though. Or just the NHL. It’s every professional sports league in North America. [NBC Sports Philly]
*It might get worse. The San Jose Sharks may not be able to play their home games because of a ban on large gatherings in their county. This is... it’s a whole thing. And it’ll likely get worse and weirder before anything goes back to normal. [Pension Plan Puppets]
*And finally, now you’ve got a Kevin Hayes teeshirt to go with your Kevin Hayes beer that you can wear while you’re shouting CAHTAH HAHT in that horrible Boston accent for some reason. Stop doing that, by the way. [BSH]