Found January 21, 2013 on
Not Yet! Flyers fans were all happy to see the end of another ugly and un-fan-friendly strike. Maybe they wish it could have gone on a few days longer. The 2013 NHL regular season is ‘only’ 48 games this season. Every point will be critical if the Flyers want to get back to the playoffs.
Starting off the season 0-2 is not good by any stretch but it is probably not time to panic just yet. But make no mistake about it there can be no long losing streaks like the Flyers have had in past seasons if the expect to go to the playoffs. All teams know that every game is critical and there will be no ‘give-me’ games.
0-2 is not the end of the world but 0-4 or 0-5 might be. There are to many good teams to mess around like other seasons. Part of the problem is the 4 of the next 5 Flyers games are on the road in tough places to win like NJ and NY.
The Flyers will need to go at least .500 over that stretch of games if they want to not be in panic mode when they have their nice February h...
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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...
The Philadelphia Flyers made a roster move this afternoon and recalled forward Tye McGinn from Adirondack. McGinn, 22, has appeared in 33 games for Adirondack this season posting 11 goals and 15 points. This move is likely because of the […]
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: Ilya BryzgalovIlya KovalchukNew Jersey DevilsRuslan FedotenkoPhiladelphia Flyers head coach Peter Laviolette mixed up his forward line and defensive pair combinations ahead of tonight’s game against the New Jersey Devils in an attempt to develop chemistry.
The experiments blew up in his face, as the Devils shut out the Flyers...
NHLTags: Adirondack PhantomsTom SestitoTye McGinnZac RinaldoZac Rinaldo took three shifts in the first period and two shifts in the second period against the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday before leaving the game with a skate laceration in his thigh.
With the news that Rinaldo will be out of the Philadelphia Flyers’ line-up until Saturday at...
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...
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...
Match-up - Philadelphia Flyers (0-2-0) @ New Jersey Devils (1-0-0)
Road/Home records - 0-1-0 -------------- 0-0-0
TV - NBCSN, CSN-PH
Puck drop - 7:30 PM ET
Season series - Tied 0-0
Last 10: Flyers 0-2-0 / Devils 1-0-0
Projected starting goalies - Ilya Bryzgalov (PHI) vs. Martin Brodeur (NJ)
Battle of the stats
Goals for/against per game
Philadelphia - 1.5 / 4