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Corsi Analysis: Flyers Dealt Cruelest Cut by Sabres

Apr 11, 2021; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Buffalo Sabres center Rasmus Asplund (74) celebrates after scoring the game-winning goal in the third period against the Philadelphia Flyers at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Ross-USA TODAY Sports

Days like this are a total affirmation that corsi possession metrics mean precisely didley. This was proven to the Flyers today by the depleted Buffalo Sabres. Losing 5-3 by way of some uninspired hockey in key moments, the Flyers playoff hopes are nearly zero, but the team did manage to grab a possession metrics victory, which has no impact on the standings.