Video: Red Wings score two goals against Flyers in 16 seconds


Here is what we know about the 2016-17 Philadelphia Flyers at this point: They can score a lot of goals, and they can give up a lot of goals.

Midway through the first period of their game against the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night they we saw a prime example of the latter when they allowed two goals in a span of just 16 seconds.

The scoring started at the 13:15 mark of the period when Dylan Larkin scored his fourth goal of the season to give the Red Wings a 1-0 lead.

It did not take them long to add to it. Just 16 seconds later Andreas Athanasiou scored his third goal of the season on a shot that probably should have been stopped by Michal Neuvirth.

The Flyers entered play on Wednesday as the second highest scoring team in the NHL, but at the same time were 29th in the league in goals against, mainly because their goaltenders have combined for a save percentage of only .872.

This is the second time in less than a week the Flyers have given up multiple goals in a short period of time. On Saturday they allowed the Pittsburgh Penguins to score three goals in 65 seconds.