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Flyers get blanked by the Islanders

The Philadelphia Flyers played their second to last preseason game, yesterday against the New York Islanders.

The Flyers had a rough go of it early, as they went down 2-0 pretty quickly. All in all, it was just a bad effort by the flyers in the first period. The Isles capitalized on Flyers penalties, and the Flyers did nothing with their power plays.

The second a third periods were pretty much the same as the Flyers couldn't do anything against the Islanders. Granite, it is the preseason, so we won't see this group play a lot in the regular season.

Martin Jones got the start and he saved twenty-seven of the thirty shots he faced. Jones will need to play a huge role in the regular season as the backup goaltender for stater Carter Hart.

The Flyers will play their final preseason game against the Washington Capitals on October 8th.

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