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Philly Sports Daily: Flyers’ Opponents Feeling Comfortable at Wells Fargo Center

March featured a myriad of problems for the Flyers.

Inconsistency, lack of focus and the inability to win close games are just a few of the issues that hampered the fleeting Eastern Conference leaders into a 6-5-4 monthly record. However, what Atlanta Thrashers forward Evander Kane told the media after a 1-0 shutout victory over the stumped Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center on Thursday, may be the most severe and telling of the group.

“Even last year I think we won all four games against them,” said Kane, whose squad took the season series 3-1, including two in Philly. “It’s a fun building to play in and I definitely enjoy it.”

Fun building? Enjoy it? The Spectrum just rolled over in its own rubble.

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Flyers O’Donnell Sets Physical Example

After falling on the road to the Boston Bruins, 7-5, just one night prior, the Flyers were looking for more “jam” against the competitive Atlanta Thrashers.

And Sean O’Donnell stepped up and  brought it.

The 39-year old veteran defenseman, who scored a beautiful goal against the Bruins, set the tempo and led by example by making two clean and violent hip checks against the Thrashers’ Rich Peverly and Evander Kane. The Flyers were able to outlast Atlanta in the third period, winning the contest, 5-2.

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