Earlier this season, the Philadelphia Flyers allowed a lot of goals against.
The reasons for this varied depending upon whom you spoke to or read, but the overwhelming majority blamed Ilya Bryzgalov.
When discussing Bryzgalov, that too had a diverse set of thought processes as to why the free agent goaltender was struggling.
One of the more popular beliefs was that the media spotlight of Philadelphia was something that the goaltender had never experienced before in Phoenix. Many thought the newly found attention brought with it an immense amount of pressure that Bryzgalov wasn’t prepared to handle.
On Thursday night during the Flyers 3-2 victory over the New York Islanders, Bryzgalov faced a barrage of offensive pressure from the Islanders throughout the entire course of the game.
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