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PREVIEW 12:10 AM EST
The Philadelphia Flyers face their first gut-check game of the lockout shortened 2013 season as they head to Buffalo to take on the Sabres in a 12:30 matinee. The game has all the earmarks of a tough contest for the Flyers.
Most of the Flyers' emotion over the past week was poured into preparing for Saturday's regular season opener in Philly against the Penguins. Convers...
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Philadelphia Flyers center Zac Rinaldo required 20 stitches in his leg after getting cut by a skate in Sunday's 5-2 loss to Buffalo, according to CSN Philly. He will be examined again before it is determined how long he will be sidelined. "We hope he's not that long out of the lineup," said Flyers coach Peter Laviolette, according to .nhl.com's Anthony SanFilippo...
NHLFatigue is going to be a regular issue with the amount of back-to-back games that the Philadelphia Flyers must contend with in a shortened season. They have the good fortune to have the fourth lowest mileage to travel for road games, but that doesn’t mean much when the schedule pits them to have a 12:30 [...](Read more...)
The Flyers seemed to not realize that the strike was over and the new 2013 season had started. They got out shot 11-6 and outscored 2-0 in the first period in front of a Happy to be Back Philly crowd of 19,994 (102.5% full).
The two goal margin was enough to carry the Penguins as the Flyers could not sustain much offense the rest of the way. The biggest problem the Flyers had...
NHLTags: Brayden SchennKurtis FosterLuke SchennScott LaughtonAll NHL teams were required to finalize their rosters today in preparation for tomorrow’s opening games across the league.
There aren’t too many surprises on the Philadelphia Flyers’ opening roster, but their line and pairing placement is interesting.
First Line: Scott Hartnell...
The NHL is back, and NBC is putting the full court press with advertisements for this weekend's slate of games on NBC and NBC Sports Network, including the above promo for the Penguins-Flyers game that will air regionally on NBC.
In the voiceover, there is a mention made of Claude Giroux and the Flyers having their sights set on revenge for last season's playoff loss...
So Crossing Broad had this article today about how "Racism is Alive and Well in Pittsburgh," after people that may or may not live Pittsburgh said some bad things about Wayne Simmonds.
First off, to those people who did say that about Wayne Simmonds, you're terrible people.
There is no place for that.
But, the overall tone of the post by CB, and the shocked...
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By Charlie O’Connor (@THG_Charlie)
Down 2-1 in the third period of the season opener against the rival Pittsburgh Penguins, new Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux skated in on Marc-Andre Fleury all alone, courtesy of a rinkwide saucer pass from linemate Scott Hartnell.
Instead, a barely-audible whistle blew, signifying the only...
The NHL is back and Saturday afternoon, the Wells Fargo
Center proved it. The Wells Fargo Center
crowd, wasted no time making their voices heard. The fans packed the building with orange t-shirts
that simply said “Let’s Go!” The game began with the expected “bad
hockey”. Both clubs first few shifts
were some miscues and some tip-ins.
After the first few minutes, the...
Lotta very unhappy faces among the Flyers coaching and management staff in Buffalo on Sunday afternoon as the Flyers completed a wipeout weekend with consecutive losses.
Five on five, I don't feel the Flyers have played that badly. I also feel if you look at Ilya Bryzgalov's numbers after two games it's not reflected just how good he has played.
I like the fact...
Philadelphia, PA – Hockey is back in North America. The rivalry between Pittsburgh and Philadelphia is back to normal. The Pens came into Philly with a lot more energy and grabbed an early 2-0. The Flyers looked flat to start the game and had a tough time running their offense. At times, the Flyers looked…
Tomorrow afternoon, the Flyers will open the 2013 season in front of a full Wells Fargo Center crowd. The opponent, rival Pittsburgh Penguins.
According to Sam Carchidi, the line combinations for tomorrow will be as follows:
Scott Hartnell - Claude Giroux - Brayden Schenn Max Talbot - Sean Couturier - Jake...
PHILADELPHIA - Tyler Kennedy and James Neal scored in a span of 2:40 in the first period and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-1 Saturday afternoon in a rematch of a 2012 Eastern Conference quarterfinals series. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 26 shots to win his 227th game, passing Tom Barrasso for first place on Pittsburgh's all-time list. The teams kicked...