Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, in a phone conversation with ESPN on Monday night, said the team policy that prohibits players from playing if they “disrespect” the flag is not new and has been in effect since last season, when players around the league started to kneel during the national anthem.
Konecny scored on a breakaway at 5:03 followed by Filppula’s power-play goal for a 5-3 lead that seemed safe until Forsberg pulled Nashville within a goal 50 seconds later to set up the amazing finish.
“Obviously, a crazy comeback,” Forsberg said.
The Flyers picked up two penalties on the same play with 2:41 left, giving Nashville a 5-on-3 advantage. Hakstol lost his challenge for offside, and a delay-of-game penalty gave Nashville the man advantage.
“We gave it away,” Elliott said.
The Flyers were 4-0-1 in their previous five games against Nashville. … Rinne came in needing only three saves for 13,000 in his career. He reached that mark in the first period, making nine saves. … Josi and Colton Sissons were scratched by Nashville with lower-body injuries and are day to day. … Nashville defenseman Samuel Girard, 19, made his NHL debut with Josi out and got Cheap Dog Jerseys the secondary assist on Forsberg’s first goal. … Eleven of the 18 skaters Cheap College Basketball Jerseys for Philadelphia had at least one point.