Philadelphia Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds scored a goal in the second period of Saturday's NHL game against the Ottawa Senators, but it was a painful one. In fact, Simmonds didn't actually shoot the puck, but got credit for the goal after a slapshot by teammate Brayden Schenn hit Simmonds in the face and the puck found its way into the net.
Simmonds went to the locker room to get checked out, but later returned to the game. In fact, he gave an interview during the second intermission while his right eye and nose were still covered with blood.
Simmonds does not wear a visor, but after receiving seven stitches after Saturday's game, he might want to rethink that. At the very least, this should be a prime example for other hockey players as to why they should wear visors.
When it comes to the Philadelphia Flyers and the Stanley Cup Playoffs, there always seems to be one inconsistency in their lineup: goaltending.Ever since former Flyers great Bernie Parent stopped manning the pipes for the Flyers, it seems like the team's goaltending in the postseason can be compared to picking a name out of a hat. Last season, it was both Brian Boucher and Sergei...
We had a little bit of everything, even the coaches were involved in a yelling match.
Both Peter Laviolette and Tony Granato were tossed and the penalties assessed at the 18:57 mark of the 3rd period are listed below.
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All-Star defenseman Kimmo Timonen will return to the lineup as the Philadelphia Flyers host the Ottawa Senators on Saturday afternoon.
Timonen has been nursing a balky back, but coach Peter Laviolette deemed him ready to compete.
The 37-year-old Finn has collected four goals, 38 assists and 44 penalty minutes this season for the Flyers, who are attempting to chase down the Pittsburgh...
#Flyers Win! 6-4 over the Penguins— Philadelphia Flyers (@NHLFlyers) April 1, 2012
With the Flyers 6-4 win over the Penguins this afternoon, the Rangers can now clinch the #1 seed in the East with just one point against the Bruins tonight....let's end this tonight boys!!!!Remember to follow me on Twitter & Facebook or e-mail me at ...
Scott Hartnell must be a Wrestlemania fan. An eccentric Penguins fan started a tradition of wearing a fake Hulk Hogan mustache at home games. Only instead of referring to himself as a 'Hulkamaniac, he calls himself a 'Malkamaniac' in reference to star player Evgeni Malkin. During the Flyers-Penguins game on Sunday afternoon, Hartnell decided to have a little fun with...
The Philadelphia Flyers have continued to struggle early, as they fell behind 3-0 yesterday to the Ottawa Senators and 2-0 today to the Pittsburgh Penguins. I have not hidden my disdain for playing less than 60 minutes of hockey in the past, and I will not be changing my tune now. The Flyers seem to have a mentality of not minding digging themselves holes. They often come out flat...
Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky will make his second straight start when he faces the Ottawa Senators on Saturday.
With Ilya Bryzgalov nursing a chip fracture in his right foot, fellow Russian Sergei Bobrovsky (13-9-1, 2.94 goals-against average) will look to improve his 3-1-0 career mark versus the Senators.
Coach Peter Laviolette did not reveal the starting netminder...
Jakub Voracek scored twice in the third period to break open a tight game and lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 6-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday.
Wayne Simmonds, Claude Giroux, Max Talbot and Marc-Andre Bourdon also scored for Philadelphia while Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 43 shots as the Flyers pulled within a point of the Penguins for the fourth seed in the Eastern...
Philadelphia Flyers (45-24-9) @Pittsburgh Penguins (48-24-6)
Consol Energy Center - Pittsburgh, PA
There's a 94.1% chance that these two teams will meet up in the first round of the playoffs. The Flyers have had a lot of success against the Penguins this year, so this is a huge game. Both teams will be looking to set the tone...
Philadelphia Flyers vs Pittsburgh Penguins yesterday ended with everybody fighting.
Doc Emrick signed off with, “Old-time hockey. For Eddie Olczyk, Pierre McGuire, Toe Blake and Eddie Shore, Doc...
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Looking for a good hockey scrap are you? Then look know further than this next video featuring an insane brawl between members of the Philadelphia Flyers and the Pittsburgh Penguins.
When it was all said and done, the penalty minutes for this skirmish totaled 50 and many expect fines and possible suspensions from the league.
I'm someone who believes that the...
Hartnell is the perfect kind of villain. He always has been.
In this one, the Pens jumped out to a 2-0 lead and then let the Flyers completely take the game over. Kind of glad this happened, though. Pens may have gotten a sense of entitlement when Crosby came back and haven't played the same kind of hockey they&...
Who: Pittsburgh Penguins (48-24-6) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (45-24-9) Where: Consol Energy Center When: 12:30 PM EST Channel: NBC Chances are dwindling for that number one spot……. probably time to get Fleury a bit more rest. I hate that the Flyers are 3-1 against the Pens. It’s pretty annoying. The last game between these two was [...]
Rookie Brayden Schenn and Wayne Simmonds scored twice and Danny Briere notched four assists as the Philadelphia Flyers rolled to a 7-1 victory to extend the Toronto Maple Leafs' franchise-record home losing skid to 11 games. Jakub Voracek and rookie Matt Read collected a goal and an assist apiece and Jaromir Jagr recorded three assists for the Flyers, who moved to within two...
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