Kovacevic: Well past time to figure it out


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The Flyers' Sean Couturier celebrates his overtime goal Sunday night at PPG Paints Arena. - MATT SUNDAY / DKPS

The conversation in the Flyers' room couldn't have been clearer.

There were Sean Couturier, Jakub Voracek and Shayne Gostisbehere, three of their foundational players, standing in one corner, openly discussing -- no, dissecting -- every slice of one particular sequence of the game in which they'd just participated. And demonstratively flailing their arms. And shaking their heads.

You know, like all the rest of us.

Upon completion of this little congregation, I approached Voracek, a pretty good dude, and asked the glaringly obvious: Have you ever been on a team that had a four-on-two break in the final minute against a team that's up a goal?

"Uh, no," he came back. "I don't think so."

Then, accompanied by a thumbs-up, he added, "But thank God, right?"

Probably not the Penguins' sentiment, I'm guessing.

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