Peter Forsberg was gone, gone, gone. Gone from the ice, gone from the arena, gone from all those troublesome postgame questions. This captain was not going down with his ship, not tonight.
The Flyers’ multifaceted experiments on defense from last summer have been shelved. Two weeks ago, the Flyers waived Nolan Baumgartner, who was supposed to be their answer for a puck-skating defenseman.