Found February 09, 2012 on
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The Philadelphia Flyers claimed to be satisfied with their play after Tuesday’s 1-0 shootout loss to the New York Islanders. Following the game, the sentiment was clear: that level of effort will win a lot of games.
At the Wells Fargo Center on Thursday night, the Flyers proved their point.
Again outshooting and outskating their opponent, tonight the result proved positive, as the Flyers came away with a 4-3 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Rather than starting the game deflated after a frustrating loss, the Flyers were an energized squad in the first period, outshooting the Maple Leafs 16-5.
“I thought we had a real strong first period,” Laviolette said following the game.
Scott Hartnell quelled all worries that tonight would be a repeat of Tuesday’s goal-less shot barrage, batting a puck out of mid-air past a startled James Reimer for his team-leading 26th goal of the season. But Hartnell wasn’t satisfied with simply adding another tally ...
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It's such a sad story what is going on with Chris Pronger. He continues to battle post-concussion symptoms. Today, he surprised his Flyer teammates by dropping by practice for 90 minutes. He has not seen most of them since the team Christmas party back in December.
Hartnell gave some thoughts on what his teammate and friend is going through.
“Not to make him feel bad, but...
Let me start with this important statement: I hate this time of year.
Pro football is over and baseball has not started yet.
Also, the Flyers play better with Bob Bobrovsky in goal.
Scott Hartnell scored two first-period goals and the teams dragged a 2-2 tie going into the second period.
Claude Giroux and Brayden Schenn scored 1:14 apart in the second for a brief two-goal advantage...
It hasn't been easy writing about Chris Pronger when A) we never see him; B) we never hear from him.
Today, Pronger dropped by Skate Zone unexpectedly to see teammates for the first time since the club's Christmas Party.
From the players I talked to, the visit was therapeutic for themselves, as well as Pronger. He did not speak to the media.
What I found interesting...
PHILADELPHIA -- Claude Giroux and Brayden Schenn scored 1:14 apart in the second period to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-3 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday night.
Scott Hartnell and Max Talbot also had goals for Philadelp...
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Claude Giroux and Brayden Schenn scored 1:14 apart in the second period to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-3 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday night.
Claude Giroux and Brayden Schenn scored 1:14 apart in the second period to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-3 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday.