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Red Wings face Flyers, who are completely falling apart

Dylan Larkin of the Detroit Red Wings skates against the Philadelphia Flyers at Little Caesars Arena on January 23, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
Dylan Larkin of the Detroit Red Wings skates against the Philadelphia Flyers at Little Caesars Arena on January 23, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

If the Detroit Red Wings want to put an end to a losing streak that's reached three games, Tuesday night's matchup with the Philadelphia Flyers should be the perfect opportunity. 

  • Game time: 7 p.m.
  • TV: FSDT, NSPA

The Flyers are what you might refer to as a "dumpster fire." General manager Ron Hextall was terminated at the end of November after the team lost five of six games, and now coach Dave Hakstol has been shown the door amid a four-game losing streak. 

Hakstol was fired after Saturday's 5-1 loss in Vancouver, leaving the team to one of his assistants, Scott Gordon. Gordon will act as interim coach until new GM Chuck Fletcher makes another head coaching hire. 

With starting goalie Brian Elliott and his backup Anthony Stolarz both out due to injury, and a list of players not producing at levels one may have expected before this season got underway, this is rock bottom for the Flyers. In fact, they sit alone ...

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