A couple things.
First, quite obviously the goaltending is atrocious. I know Folin fell and there are defensive breakdowns, but the goalie has got to make some of these saves. If the puck ends up in our net after every mistake, that only begets more mistakes. Quite frankly, we don't currently have an NHL goalie.
2. I know we're beating up on the defense, and in some cases deservedly. MacDonald has been horrific and Folin worse. His Gritty impression was pathetic. But
I've concluded that Hakstol is on the hot seat and he knows it.
1. It started with the Philadelphia Flyers sell job on Hakstol
There is an organizational effort to put out fluff pieces showing Hak outside of hockey.
2. Hextall has said he's now focused on success at the NHL level.
3. No matter who's in goal - and this goes back to last year - the Flyers cannot keep the puck out of their net.
So unless Hextall has drafted / developed the slowest co