"We have to bounce back with a better effort. Just stick with the program. Don't try to do to do much out there. Don't start pointing fingers. Be confident in the group. We have to put this one behind us and have a good practice (Monday) and move on to Tuesday." -- Mike Richards
stood in the visiting locker room at Madison Square Garden on Sunday afternoon a dejected man, ice bags around his 36-year-old knees, trying to explain why the
were in the midst of a four-game losing streak that has seen them play their most dreadful hockey of the season.
7-0, in a beating that was so thorough, so convincing, it was tough to believe Pronger's team has been sitting atop the Eastern Conference since Jan. 8.
Pronger, being the leader that he is, offered a calm, measured response to the gathered media about the challenge that is facing the Flyers with 17 games remaining in the regular season.