Found November 20, 2013 on Flyers Faithful:
There has been a lot of interest in Philadelphia Flyers’ prospect Shayne Gostisbehere since the team picked him in the third round of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. This weekend may have created even more intrigue around the defenseman, as an opposing coach had some strong opinions on the blue liner. Gostisbehere, who was named ECAC’s Player of the Week, played well this weekend against RPI. According to SB Nation’s Jeff Cox, Seth Appert, RPI’s head coach, said after Saturday’s game that Gostisbehere,”is the best player in the country.” Now whether the coach said it in all honesty or to …Continue reading »

Claude Giroux: Mike Richards message ‘gave me a boost’

Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux says a message from a former captain of the team has helped him rediscover his passion for the game. “It wasn’t going right, and I got a nice text from Mike Richards. … I think he gave me a boost to relax and play the game,” Giroux told on Tuesday. ”It’s a great game. There’s a reason why we play in the NHL. It’s...

Report: Brayden Schenn for Jake Gardiner Deal Being Discussed

Nick Kypreos of Sportsnet’s Hockey Central is reporting that the Flyers and Leafs are discussing a deal that would see Brayden Schenn and Jake Gardiner switch jerseys. Gardiner, a 23-year old defenseman, has 4 assits through 20 games so far this season and is +3. 22-year old Brayden Schenn leads the Flyers so far this season with 12 points in 19 games. He scored both Philadelphia...

The Flyers Attempted to Trash Talk on Twitter

The Ottawa Senators are at the Wells Fargo Center tonight to face off against the Philadelphia Flyers. Don’t believe me? Take the Senators’ Twitter account’s word for it: We're underway in Philly. #GoSENSGo — Ottawa Senators (@Senators) November 20, 2013 To which the Flyers’ endlessly witty Twitter account responded: .@Senators #NoSensNo — Philadelphia Flyers (@NHLFlyers...

Around the Net November 19 2013: Flyers start homestand, look to improve in Metro division; Movember news

Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. Home cooking The Flyers look to continue to improve with a three game homestand: [ Carchidi] [Broad Street Hockey] Playoffs? Don’t look now, but a good week from the Flyers and the playoffs might still be a possibility [The 700 Level] Steve Mason...

Timonen leads Flyers over Senators 5-2

After a terrible start, the Philadelphia Flyers are back on track. Kimmo Timonen had a goal and two assists, Steve Mason made 32 saves and the Flyers beat the Ottawa Senators 5-2 Tuesday night. Claude Giroux, Sean Couturier, Wayne Simmonds and Adam Hall also scored for Philadelphia, which is 4-0-1 in its last five games after a 4-10-1 start. ''When you skate hard, create...

College Hockey Round-Up: Empire Skate of Mind

Union’s Shayne Gostisbehere has been one of the top defenseman in the NCAA (J. Meric/Getty Images) By Pat White (@patwhite9126) There were plenty of marquee matchups this weekend in college hockey with some shifting in the polls. But this week, I’m starting with the two teams I saw firsthand, UMass Lowell and Penn State. UMass Lowell came into the season as the No...

Nicklas Grossman unintentionally makes the luckiest save of season

Flyers defenseman Nicklas Grossman made this incredibly lucky save on a point-blank shot from the Senators’ Kyle Turris last night in Philadelphia. With Grossman the only line of defense in front of a wide open Flyers net, Turris’ shot deflects off one of Grossman’s skates and ricochets off the other before the entire puck can cross the goal line. The Senators were neither...

Flyers Outlast Senators; Win 5-2

Kimmo Timonen scored the go ahead goal, his first of the season, at the 11:30 mark of the third period to give the Flyers a 3-2 lead. The Flyers would go on to beat the Ottawa Senators 5-2. Claude Giroux opened the scoring for the Flyers, lighting the lamp on the power play for his second goal of the season. Sean Couturier would notch his first goal of the season early in the second...

VIDEO: Nicklas Grossmann Amazing Skate Save

Flyers defenseman Nicklas Grossmann made an absolutely incredible save, having the puck bounce off both his skates and out of the goal crease. The play was reviewed, and deemed not a goal by the officials. The Flyers went on to win 5-2.

NHL: Craig Berube and Ted Nolan make history tonight in Philadelphia

For the first time in NHL history two head coaches of Native American descent will compete against each other when the Buffalo Sabres do battle with the Philadelphia Flyers tonight. Ted Nolan bosses the bench for the Sabres – Craig…Read more →The post NHL: Craig Berube and Ted Nolan make history tonight in Philadelphia appeared first on The Hockey Daily.

Trip to Philadelphia a test of young Sabres’ character

Ted Nolan remembers what it was like to take a young team into Philadelphia. The Flyers are tough, aggressive and their fans are passionate. It’s not an easy place to play. And back in 1995, during his first stint as the Buffalo Sabres’ head coach, he saw his team reveal its own grit and character in those games. Nolan hopes to see a bit of that come alive with his current...

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Bill Meltzer: Flyers Gameday: 11/19/13 vs. Ottawa

FLYERS-SENATORS GAME PREVIEW (10:00 AM EST) Coming off a solid road trip that saw the club take five of a possible six points, the Philadelphia Flyers (7-10-2) return home to the Wells Fargo Center to start a three-game homestand. First up is the Ottawa Senators (8-8-4). Game time is 7:00 p.m. eastern. The match will be televised locally on CSN Philadelphia. This is the...

Bill Meltzer: Flyers Gameday: 11/21/13 vs. Buffalo

FLYERS-SABRES GAME PREVIEW (9:30 AM EST) Looking for their fifth win in their last six games, the Philadelphia Flyers (8-10-2) will take on the Buffalo Sabres (5-17-1) at the Wells Fargo Center. Game time is 7:00 p.m. EST. The match will be televised locally on CSN Philly. This is the first of three meetings between the teams this season and the first of two in Philadelphia...

Third Line Shines, Flyers Top Lowly Sabres 4-1

Buffalo Sabres @ Philadelphia Flyers Wells Fargo Center, Game 21 FINAL SCORE: Flyers -4 | Senators – 1 SHOTS: Flyers – 46  | Sabres – 30 The Orange Update Standout Stars 1) Matt Read (2 goals) 2) Steve Downie (2 primary assists, 0 PIM) 3) Ray Emery (29 saves) The starting lineup for Philadelphia: LW- Brayden [...]
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