VOORHEES, N.J. -- Almost exactly a year ago, Flyers coach Peter Laviolette proclaimed Claude Giroux the "best player in the world."
Paul Holmgren is fond of saying how much he “likes” his roster.
He’ll say it three or four times a season.
And then go out and make a couple of changes.
Trying to find a general consensus on the multitude of things that went terribly wrong for the Flyers this season was a bit trying Sunday at “break-up” day.
The worst Flyers season since 2006-07 came to a grinding halt Sunday night in Ottawa, as the Flyers for the second time this decade won’t be going to the playoffs.