Before the game, Hextall said the Flyers must become more consistent if they are to reach the playoffs and noted a lack of energy in a 5-1 loss to Pittsburgh on Tuesday that prompted the roster move.
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I would be," he said. "We're not playing poorly. To look objectively at our team right now and to say we're playing poorly, no. Are we shooting ourselves in the foot at times? Yes, we are. Critical mistakes at critical times, yes."
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