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Are the Philadelphia Flyers back in form to make a run at the playoffs? Not yet. Sorry Flyers fans one offensive explosion is not going to convince anyone that the Broad Street Bullies are back in playoff form. What they did against the Islanders, Monday afternoon, was spectacular. Sean Couturier limited the Islanders best player and goal scorer, John Tavares, to two shots on goal and nothing to show for it. Bryz played excellent for his 19 shots against, but you can say that the real credit for the first time goes to the defense of the Philadelphia Flyers. (I really cannot believe that has left my mouth onto a wordpress post.) The New York Islanders average about 30 shots on goal per game and 3 goals per game. Not only did the Flyers Defense limit the Islanders to 19 shots on goal they also helped Bryz get a shut out. The Flyers played extremely aggressive with 25 hits and 10 takeaways in the neutral zone. Claude Giroux scored an amazing goal in the first 26 seconds set up by Matt Read just throwing the puck on net. If they continue this play then I will completely consider them the preseason Lord Stanley's cup favorite. Until then we will have to see how they play at the streaking Pittsburgh Penguins. Game by Game.
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Trade talks have been heating up in the last week or so, especially in Colorado. The Avalanche's young and versatile center is looking to get out of Colorado. With several teams interested, right now the top suitors are Rangers, Maple Leafs and Flyers.
Colorado has kicked the tires on Sean Couturier as the other piece to the trade. O'Reilly is 22 years old, Couturier is...
Taylor Leier celebrates a goal. (Photo courtesy of Flickr)
By Jake Pavorsky (@JakePavorsky)
As the junior and hockey college seasons are coming down the final stretch, many Philadelphia Flyers prospects are trying to making a lasting impact on their 2012-13 season.
In relief for starting goalie Jake Patterson, Anthony Stolarz had an impressive showing for the London Knights...
What started off as yet another disastrous start for the Flyers turned around after one of those famous early Peter Laviolette timeouts, resulting in a 6-5 wild win. The Orange & Black head back to Philadelphia to prepare for the […]
“It’s unacceptable the way we played tonight. It’s not just two or three guys, it’s the whole team. We didn’t show up”. Claude Giroux, captain of the Philadelphia Flyers, called his team out with these vituperative words after a 4-1 […]
Image courtesy of Philly.com and the Daily News. (NEVER gets old)
Drinking for tonight's Flyers/Penguins game? As we all know, these two teams hate each other, which always makes us fans want to drink and watch the game.
Below is a Philadelphia Flyers Power Hour, which is a drinking game for those who didn't know. While the video may be a little outdated as it was made six...
NHLTags: Brandon SutterIlya BryzgalovJakub VoracekMatt NiskanenNicklas GrossmannPittsburgh PenguinsTanner GlassTomas VokounWayne SimmondsI had thought that the days of nail-biting, back-and-forth, high-scoring barnburners between the Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins would be over after the 2012 Stanley Cup quarterfinal series...
This game followed the same formula as most of the playoff games between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers, last season.The Penguins got up by two goals; the Flyers came back. There were double digit goal totals, as well as 48 penalty minutes and a few scraps along the way.But in the end, the beat went on for the Flyers, regardless of where each team was in the standings...
PREVIEW 5:15 AM EST
The reeling Philadelphia Flyers (6-9-1) play the fifth game of their season-high six-game road trip today as they head to the Nassau Coliseum for a Presidents' Day matinee against the New York Islanders (6-7-1). The game starts at 1 p.m. EST and will be televised on Comcast Sportsnet Philadelphia.
This is the first of four meetings between the Atlantic...
Philadelphia Flyers (7-9-1) @ Pittsburgh Penguins (11-5-0)
NBCSN, TSN2, RDS, 7:30 pm/et
Consol Energy Center - Pittsburgh, PA
All day you've probably heard joke after joke about how "the Flyers aren't even in the playoff picture right now!" You may have even heard someone talk about how "Jagr was the key to the Flyers' success last...
I’ve written eight straight pieces about the NBA. Clearly, I need to switch things up a bit.
So let’s talk about the NHL. The Devils are not quite New York but as New Jersey’s lone professional team, they are playing some of the best hockey in the entire league and find themselves second in the Eastern Conference.
Many think the time is now for the Rangers who started off...
NEW YORK (February 18, 2013) -- New York Islanders center John Tavares, Anaheim Ducks goaltender Viktor Fasth and Carolina Hurricanes center Jiri Tlusty have been named the NHL's 'Three Stars' for the period ending Feb. 17. Continue reading "Stars Of The Week"
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Tonight the boys in orange and black return to the ice to face their favorite rivals, the Pittsburgh Penguins. With trade rumors swirling around Philadelphia sports in the past few days, things could be heating up.
The rumor between the Flyers...
First off, speaking from a strictly hockey standpoint, this game should be shown to someone who has never looked into being a fan of the NHL. The game had everything: a fierce rivalry, fights, end-to-end action, world-class plays, and swift momentum swings that no other sport can come even close to matching.
The downside of a game like this: being fans of the teams...