Meltzer’s Musings: Coburn, Phantoms and More

FLYERS MISS COBURN'S MINUTES

Being a defenseman is often a thankless job. The player's mistakes are magnified compared to those that forwards make. An unforced turnover or lost coverage that results in an opposition goal or being forced to take a penalty can stand out more than an otherwise solid performance in 20-plus shifts. Hockey people don't hyper-focus on one or two bad shifts in a game -

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Flyers Gameday: 10/22/14 @ PIT

GAME PREVIEW: FLYERS @ PENGUINS

Concluding a three-game road trip, the Philadelphia Flyers (1-3-2) are in western Pennsylvania tonight to take on their cross-state archrivals, the Pittsburgh Penguins (3-1-0). Game time is 7:30 p.m. EDT. The game will be televised nationally on NBC Sports Network.

This is the first of four meetings between the teams this season, and the first of two in Pittsb

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