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One thing about the 2011-12 Flyers: They never quit and never stop competing, even when they get outplayed by top opponents for long stretches of games. Now that the club is also getting top-notch goaltending from Ilya Bryzgalov, their ability to come back if they do trail in the game bodes very well for the rest of the stretch run and playoffs.
If you look at the Flyers' games against the Pen...
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Flyers defenseman Andrej Meszaros will have surgery to clean up a herniated disk. He will be out of action for 6-8 weeks.
Philadelphia Flyers General Manager Paul Holmgren gave brief updates on two of the team’s injured defensemen this afternoon.
Holmgren announced that recently acquired defenseman Pavel Kubina is now listed as day-to-day with an upper body injury. That comes...
Wow. What a huge win! We were all worried it would go to a shootout, and luckily it didn’t, but who cares! All that matters is the Flyers won. They beat the NHL’s hottest team, gaining 3 points in the standings in the process.I don’t know who I hate more, the Penguins or the Rangers.Although he gave up 2 goals, Ilya Bryzgalov once again looked sharp, making several key saves...
A little over a month ago, if I would have told you that the Flyers would be heading into this past weekend’s brutal gauntlet of games riding a massive wave of emotional momentum caused by a record setting shutout streak by Ilya Bryzgalov, you probably would have laughed me into internet hibernation until my thirties. Furthermore, the idea of emerging from the weekend with 3 of...
This happened at the end of the second period. Michalek high sticked Claude Giroux...in the shoulder:
Extremely embarrassing, IMO.
Max Talbot and Andreas Lilja are OUT Sunday vs. Penguins.
The FLyers are listing both as day-to-day.
Lilja was struck in the throat Saturday at BOSTON with a deflected puck; Talbot fell on his right shoulder during a fight with Johnny Boychuk.
The good news? Talbot doesn't have a separated or dislocated right shoulder which was feared. Flyers are calling it "upper body."
Man, the Flyers and Penguins really hate each other, don't they?
With two huge points at stake on a Sunday afternoon affair in Philadelphia that was played with the fervor of a Stanley Cup playoffs matchup, the two teams traded blows on the scoreboard and after the whistle for 65 minutes. Well, alright. Not quite 65 minutes.
With four minutes to go in regulation, the teams...
All-Star Scott Hartnell tallied twice - with the latter coming 4:59 into overtime - as the Philadelphia Flyers overcame a two-goal deficit to snap visiting Pittsburgh's season-high 11-game winning streak with a 3-2 victory. Defenseman Kimmo Timonen netted a power-play goal and fellow All-Star Claude Giroux notched a pair of assists for the Flyers, who improved to 8-1-1 in their...
PREVIEW 7:45 AM EDT
With 10 games remaining in the regular season, the Philadelphia Flyers (42-22-8) can only try to take their own business and let the chips fall where they may when it comes to playoff matchups. Tonight, the Flyers continue their five-game homestand when Kevin Dineen's Florida Panthers (35-23-13) come to the Wells Fargo Center. The game starts at 7:00 p...
Flying high after a come-from-behind victory over the surging rival Penguins that ended their league-high winning streak, the Flyers will be facing a relatively hot Panthers team this evening with hopes of playing the role of streak-busters again. Florida has won four-straight, it’s longest such streak in almost four years of hockey, and is also riding hot goaltending as they cruise...
PREVIEW 12:30 AM EDT
In the final installment of their three-game-in-four-day gauntlet and the start of a five-game homestand, the Philadelphia Flyers (41-22-8) return to the Wells Fargo Center to take on the hottest team in the NHL, the Pittsburgh Penguins (44-21-5). The game starts at 12:30 p.m. EDT and will be broadcast nationally on NBC.
This is the fourth of six meetings...
Tonight’s power play goal for Florida was the first PPG scored against Ilya Bryzgalov since February 25 at Calgary. It was just the third PPG allowed by the Flyers in the last 13 games.
Claude Giroux played a team-high 24:10 tonight, including more than 10 minutes in the first period. He was 17-for-20 (85 percent) on faceoffs.
The Flyers’ 62-percent faceoff...
NEW YORK (March 19, 2012) – Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov, Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford and Nashville Predators right wing Martin Erat have been named the NHL’s ‘Three Stars’ for the week ending March 18.Continue reading "Stars Of The Week"