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from Sam Carchidi of Broad Street Bull,
The Flyers played without emotion and dropped a 5-2 decision, slipping into 14th place in the 15-team Eastern Conference, seven points behind the Rangers, who sit in the eighth and final playoff spot.
The Flyers should have played each shift with desperation because their playoff lives are hanging by a thread.
Instead, they showed all the life of a department-store mannequin while losing for the seventh time in their last nine games.
In short, they played like they can’t wait for the regular season to end.
Afterward, the quotes coming from the losers’ locker room were damning. Many Flyers said they weren’t ready to play.
Again, how can that happen when so much was at stake, when the Flyers had a chance to climb within three points of a playoff spot with 16 games left?
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from Frank Seravalli of the Philadelphia Daily News,
The overall math is simple. The Flyers are almost guaranteed a playoff spot with an 11-4-2 run in their final 17 games. A mark of 11-5-1 will give them a strong chance. They have a prayer at 9-4-4 or 10-5-2. And they're toast at 9-5-3 or worse. This season, it's not necessarily about the Flyers' overall record...
From Pattison Ave:"It looks like we can add to the list of historic sports statues in Philadelphia. At XFINITY Live! on Saturday, March 30, at 11:00 a.m., Comcast-Spectacor will unveil a new, seven-foot-tall, bronze statue celebrating one of the most iconic moments in Philadelphia Flyers hockey history. The 400-pound statue, which will be unveiled in front of the Broad...
NHLTags: Adirondack PhantomsTye McGinnThe Philadelphia Flyers have recalled forward Tye McGinn from the Adirondack Phantoms ahead of tomorrow’s tilt with the New York Rangers.
From the Phantoms’ press release:
The Philadelphia Flyers have recalled 6-2, 205-lb left wing Tye McGinn from their American Hockey League affiliate, the Adirondack...
(via Sports Illustrated)
Darren Dreger of TSN reported that the Philadelphia Flyers and the Anahiem Ducks are linked in trade talks. Dreger claimed that the Ducks are looking for a center, which could be Sean Couturier.
On Monday night's Trade Centre, Dreger said:
"Keep an eye on Anaheim and the Philadelphia Flyers. Not saying Bobby Ryan is on the trade block, but it...
The pass and shot will echo through the eternal hockey halls
It was in the gold medal game of the 2010 Olympics when a
certain winger threaded a perfect pass between two USA defenders to find a
swift-skated sniper, who prompted buried the rubber past a slow-to-react Ryan
Those two unnamed identities? They’re about to be reunited.
That’s right. ...
The Flyers came into nights game in another “must win” situation. Somehow, the boys in Orange and Black came into tonight’s home game against the Rangers the same 5 points out that they were 8 days ago, despite only 2 games being played, both being losses. The good and the bad of playing the Rangers? Bad, the [...]
TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers will face-off against the Philadelphia Flyers tonight at Wells Fargo Center (7:30 p.m. — TV: MSG Network; Radio: Bloomberg Radio), to begin a three-game road trip. The Blueshirts currently rank third in the Atlantic Division standings, and rank eighth in the Eastern Conference, with a record of 15-13-3 (33 pts). The [...]
Pic courtesy of Blueshirts United
The New York Rangers (15-13-3) visit the Philadelphia Flyers (13-16-2) at the Wells Fargo Center starting at 7:30 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports.
Rangers Game Notes
TV: MSG; Radio: Bloomberg Radio (1130 AM), XM 215
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