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from Pierre LeBrun of ESPN,
With the Flyers about to miss the playoffs for only the second time in 18 seasons, the focus in Philadelphia turns to what has to be done for the team to avoid a similar fate a year from now.
This isn't a town where missing the playoffs is taken lightly. Owner Ed Snider wants to win -- now.
Having said that, there's the danger of overreacting to a lockout-shortened season when a lot of strange and surprising things happened around the league.
"There's a fine line between winning and losing in our league, that's how tight it is," Flyers GM Paul Holmgren told ESPN.com Monday. "You don't have to look very closely at the standings to recognize that. There's a few teams that had runaway years, you look at Pittsburgh and Chicago in particular, but everybody else is fairly close.
"I look at our team, it's amazing that's where we're at with the power play and penalty killing near the top...
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The sports world has shown its support for the city of Boston in the week since last Monday’s horrific events, and those tributes continue to pile up. There will be another one Monday night in Philadelphia.
The Flyers will be the latest team to show its support for the Hub in advance of their game with the Bruins. NESN’s Jack Edwards tweeted Tuesday that Philadelphia will pay...
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With just three games left in the season, the Philadelphia Flyers are eliminated from playoff contention. The Adirondack Phantoms season is officially over, so the big club made some call ups. The Flyers have recalled forwards Scott Laughton, Jason Akeson, and Tye McGinn, as well as defenseman Matt Konan. With nothing to play for, why not bring the kids...
NHLTags: Adirondack Phantomseric wellwoodJason AkesonMatt KonanScott LaughtonTye McGinnThe NHL’s 23-man roster limit does not apply after the trade deadline, though teams still have to operate under the salary cap. With three games remaining to close out the disappointing 2013 season, the Philadelphia Flyers have recalled four Phantoms for these...
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The Philadelphia Flyers announced today that Kimmo Timonen's season is over. The workhorse defenseman will miss the next 4-5 weeks with a compression fracture in his left foot.
Kimmo was one of four players who appeared in all 45 games this season. Timonen was having a solid year for the Flyers this season, registering 5 goals, 24 assists in 45 games.
Check out this sweet goal by former BSU Beavers and current Philadelphia Flyers forward Matt Read. That was Read's 11th goal of the season and it broke a 1-1 tie. The Flyers would score again, seven seconds later, when Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara would basically shoot the puck into his own net, to chase Bruins goalie Anton Khudobin.
The Bruins matched up against the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night in Philly, and the host team honored the city of Boston in a touching pregame ceremony.
The Flyers’ pregame tribute included inspiring photos from last week’s tragedy following the bombings at the Boston Marathon. Singer Lauren Hart performed the National Anthem and God Bless America before the game.
Call it a win for the Flyers and Boston charities.
Make it one blown opportunity for the Bruins to stand alone atop the Northeast Division.
Matt Read and Oliver Lauridsen scored 7 seconds apart to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 5-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night.
The Bruins are second in the Eastern Conference and lead the division. But the Bruins and Montreal...
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I’ts hard to win a game when you give the puck away 16 times.
Philadelphia Flyers winger Scott Hartnell took advantage of a miscue by Boston’s defense and was able...
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Final Score: 5-2 Flyers.
The Flyers theme this evening as "From One Tough Team To Another" which paid tribute to last week's events in Boston. The Flyers 50/50 raffle that exceeded over $85,000 ($85,595) was donated along with the auction money from the game-worn jerseys from tonight's game to onefundboston.org.
After a beautiful...
(Photo by Gregg Forwerck/Getty Images) Game: Philadelphia Flyers (20-22-3) vs. Boston Bruins (27-12-5) Location: Wells Fargo Center (Philadelphia, PA) Time: 7:30PM TV: TSN, NBCSN, CSN Philly Radio: 97.5 The Fanatic Previous Game: A Wayne Simmonds hat-trick led the Philadelphia Flyers to a 5-3 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night. In net, Steve Mason saved 26 of 29 shots. [...]
The Philadelphia Flyers hosted the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night. The organization paid tribute to the tragic events that occurred in Boston just one week ago. After a moving video tribute, and a Kate Smith/Lauren Hart God Bless America, the game was underway. Just 1:40 in, Scott Hartnell (8th) took the puck to the middle, [...]