The Flyers have not played since Friday's 3-2 loss at Florida.
Simon Gagne score both goals for the the Flyers, who have scored
just seven goals during their losing streak. They last dropped
five consecutive contests from March 28-April 4, 2002.
On Sunday, Philadelphia fired coach Ken Hitchcock and accepted
the resignation of long-time general manager Bobby Clarke.
Hitchcock had signed a contract through 2007-08, but the Flyers
are off to their worst start in 17 years.
The job of ending the skid now falls to new coach John Stevens.
The Thrashers had a four-game winning streak end with a 5-4
overtime setback on Wednesday.