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For fans of the Philadelphia Flyers, the last week has been like the world was shifted on its head.

With a group who has struggled all year to stifle an opponent’s offense, the fact that the team has recorded three shutouts in one week is an amazing accomplishment that never seemed possible.

In all honesty, it was actually kind of weird.

To make matters even stranger, the team concluded the string of games by scoring a total of one goal over six periods in back-to-back road games this past weekend.

Considering that the Flyers are arguably the NHL’s most potent offensive team, the showing was rather unusual.

Perhaps… a little too unusual.

While it may seem silly, it would irresponsible not to wonder; could this be an instance similar to that of invasion of the body snatchers? Is this actually the Philadelphia Flyers!?

No, aliens from outer space probably didn’t come to Earth and take over the bodies of professional hockey players from Philadelphia, in the process turning them into a defensive powerhouse incapable of allowing goals.

All one has to do is watch Sunday’s 4-1 loss to the New Jersey Devils to realize that.

However, it does beg the question of why the team has all of a sudden developed a desire for the defensive.

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