Found January 05, 2014 on Flyerdelphia:
The NHL has seen six Winter Classic games and plenty of dramatic moments, including Daniel Briere's penalty shot from the 2012 game at Citizens Bank Park. (Photo Courtesy of The Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic has come and gone, and the NHL has kicked the New Year off with a hard-fought contest between Toronto and Detroit. Considering the Flyers have participated in two Classics and are rumored to participate in next year's, this week's Flyers Five takes a look at the most dramatic moments in Winter Classic history. 5a. Pittsburgh and Buffalo go to a shootout -- The very first Winter Classic went to a shootout, which the Penguins won. 2008's game featured two of the league's premier goalies in Marc-Andre Fleury and Ryan Miller, so it was evident from the get-go that a low-scoring game was in order. This reflected in both teams scoring a goal apiece through 65 minutes. 5b. Toronto and Detroit go to a shootout -- I consider this year's Classic t...

Philadelphia Flyers take flight out West

The Philadelphia Flyers have finally gained altitude. They overcame their earlier road woes while winning four of five games on a Western swing. Overall they have gone 20-7-4 since starting the season 1-7-0.They staged a couple of late rallies, too, giving them five successful third-period comebacks since Dec. 4.That offensive persistence has given goaltenders Steve Mason and Ray...

Putting On The Foil with @jsaquella: Healthy Flyers’ line combinations; Mark Streit trending upwards

Editors’ Note: Noted Philadelphia Flyers fan John Saquella is going beyond 140 characters. The man most of you probably know from social media as @jsaquella will bring you his wide-ranging opinion and commentary on the Orange and Black in his column Putting On The Foil. By John Saquella (@jsaquella) Getty Images Once Michael Raffl (concussion) and Matt Read (upper body injury...

Desert Storm: Flyers come back, beat Coyotes 5-3

Jakub Voracek celebrates with Steve Downie after putting the Flyers ahead 4-3 in the third period of Saturday's 5-3 win over Phoenix. (Photo Courtesy of Flyers may have been flat offensively in their last game, but picked it right back up Saturday in a 5-3 come-from-behind win over the Phoenix Coyotes. Good news for the Flyers, considering they were short two offensive...

Philly's Matt Read game-time decision on Saturday

Though Philadelphia Flyers' third-line centerman Matt Read's upper-body injury isn't thought to be serious, he nevertheless missed Thursday game against the Colorado Avalanche and is probably a game-time decision for their match in Phoenix on Saturday night.Read suffered the injury on New Years' Eve in Calgary. Coach Craig Berube called his decision to hold...

Raffl improving; Read out

Michael Raffl said he felt like he was boxer. “Knocked out,” said the Flyers forward, talking about the concussion he suffered in Thursday’s 2-1 loss at Denver. Raffl has never had a concussion in his life. Though the 25-year-old Austrian won’t play Saturday night against the Phoenix Coyotes -- for precautionary reasons -- he says he feels good and has no headaches. Matt...

Flyers Comeback On Coyotes, Remain In Playoff Hunt

PHOENIX — After firing their head coach early in the season, many felt the Philadelphia Flyers were bagging in their season. Instead, with their fifth win in six games, the Flyers find themselves second in the Metropolitan division and in playoff contention. On Saturday, Philadelphia continued their six game road trip in Phoenix, taking on […]

PHOTO: Paul Bissonnette fighting Jay Rosehill is very eye-opening

BizNasty doesn’t get off the bench too often, but when he does Jay Rosehill wants to make sure that Paul takes in the scenery all around him as they punch each other in the face. Here’s a video of the bout for those interested. It was a pretty good one. The post This photo of Paul Bissonnette fighting Jay Rosehill is very eye-opening appeared first on The Nosebleeds.

The Curious Case of Daniel Briere

How do you get Montreal Canadiens fans to like you? Be the general manager of their favorite team and acquire a French Canadian player (or just be a French Canadian). Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin made a popular decision this past summer when he signed Quebec-native Daniel Briere to a two-year, $8 million contract. Briere didn’t even have to try to become a fan favorite. The Canadiens...

Flyers rally for 5-3 victory over Coyotes

Jakub Voracek scored the winner with 8:08 left and the Philadelphia Flyers rallied from a two-goal deficit for a 5-3 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes on Saturday night. Scott Hartnell, Brayden Schenn and Wayne Simmonds also scored for the Flyers and Claude Giroux added an empty-net goal with 30 seconds left. Steve Mason made several difficult saves late to preserve Philadelphia...

Coyotes collapse late in loss to Flyers

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Jakub Voracek scored the game-winner with 8:08 left as the Philadelphia Flyers rallied from a two-goal deficit for a 5-3 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes on Saturday night. Scott Hartnell, Brayden Schenn and Wayne Simmonds also scored for the Flyers, and Claude Giroux added an empty-net goal with 30 seconds left. Steve Mason made several difficult saves late...

Downie had ‘great’ relationship with Landeskog, doesn’t think altercation forced trade

Shortly after Colorado traded Steve Downie to Philly in early November, reports claimed the deal happened because of a preseason altercation between Downie and the club’s young captain, Gabriel Landeskog. When asked about the situation – the Avs and Flyers met Thursday for the first time since the trade — Downie said the entire thing was blown out of proportion. “I think...

No Raffl, No Read, No Problem – Flyers beat the Coyotes 5-3 in Phoenix

The Philadelphia Flyers overcame a pair of key injuries and completed a comeback in Phoenix to beat the Coyotes by the score of 5-3. Jakub Voracek had the game-winning goal with a little over eight minutes left in regulation and set up Wayne Simmonds for the game-tying goal, while Steve Mason stopped 26 of the Coyotes’ 29 shots on net. Mikkel Boedker had a goal and an assist for...

Flyers-Devils Preview

The Philadelphia Flyers haven't lost at home in two months, and now their play on the road is starting to catch up. This has already been a successful six-game trip for the Flyers, who look to finish it with five wins Tuesday night against the New Jersey Devils. While Philadelphia (21-17-4) beat Minnesota on Dec. 23 for its ninth straight home victory, it had lost five in a...
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