Flyers vs. Sabres: Embarrassing game marks 11th straight loss, puts more and more in question

If a second 10-game losing streak wasn’t already bad enough, the Flyers’ lowliness grew in embarrassment Saturday afternoon.

The Flyers put forth an inexcusable type of performance with a mind-boggling 6-3 loss to the Sabres at KeyBank Center in Buffalo, New York.

The defeat is the Flyers’ 11th in a row (0-8-3). The club went 0-8-2 from Nov. 18 to Dec. 8.

The longest winless streak in franchise history is 12 games. That came during 1998-99, when the Flyers recorded eight losses and four ties in succession.

The 2021-22 Flyers (13-20-8) looked slow, flat and lethargic on Saturday. It’s difficult to decipher why that was for a team that had just set the wrong kind of franchise history with 10 straight losses for a second time in one season.

The Flyers have been outscored 43-22 in this 11-game spiral. They’re 5-10-4 under interim head coach Mike Yeo, who took over Dec. 6 for the fired Alain Vigneault (8-10-4).

The six goals were a season high for Buffalo. The Sabres (13-21-7) had gone 34 straight games without scoring five or more goals in a game. They put up five on the Flyers in the opening 23 minutes of Saturday’s game, the first meeting between the two teams this season.

The clubs play twice more April 16-17.

• The Flyers have the NHL’s fourth-worst goal differential at minus-39. Only the Coyotes, Canadiens and expansion Kraken have worse marks.

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