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A major question facing the Philadelphia Flyers coming into this shortened season was how Ilya Bryzgalov would play. After all, the Flyers have the ability now to buyout 2 contracts that weigh them down and could affect their salary cap compliance. Many fans speculated that the target of one of those buyouts would be Bryz. He signed a 9 year $51 million deal to finally end the Flyers goaltending carousel. While there were stretches last season where he was excellent, there were many other occasions where he was disappointing. After the Flyers got off to an 0-3 start, there was even more talk. But Bryzgalov wasn’t the issue for the Flyers. In fact, Bryzgalov has played really well so far this season. The guy who appeared to struggle handling the puck, squaring up the shooter and undoubtedly handling the Philadelphia media and fans last year, has looked like a different player thus far. Many NHL pundits believed that with Bryz’s first year out of the way, there was nowhere for him to ...
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Matt Read notched his first career hat trick -- and thought it came pretty easily.
Read helped Philadelphia beat the Florida Panthers 7-1 on Saturday night, the Flyers' second straight win after losing their first three games of the season. Wayne Simmonds, Tye McGinn, Luke Schenn, and Ruslan Fedotenko also scored for the Flyers, and Ilya Bryzgalov had 30 saves.
Per the Flyers there is absolutely NO truth whatsoever to any trade involving Sean Couturier for PK Subban at this time. There is noting to it. The Rumor is not real. The Flyers will NOT move Couturier for Subban. source: "Absolutely Not. No Way."
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Matt Read’s hat trick was part of a seven-goal outburst as the Flyers roared back to life offensively and pummeled Florida 7-1 last night. Ilya Bryzgalov was the beneficiary of all the offense as he picked up his second win of the season.
Let’s take a look around the league and get you caught up on last night’s action.
Patrick Marleau registered his fourth consecutive two-goal...
It's not like Peter Laviolette or even his player to use excuses for losing.
You can come up with a couple of easy reasons why the FLyers were going to lose in Tampa Bay, starting with back to back games and finishing with 6 games in 9 days.
Or how about ... the Lightning right now is a better team? Period.
What is starting to bother me, however, is that the players...
SUNRISE, Fla. -- After just five goals in their first four games -- three of them losses -- the Philadelphia Flyers are starting to roll. Matt Read earned his first career hat trick to lead the Flyers to a 7-1 win over the Florida Panthers Saturday night. It was the fourth straight loss for the Panthers (1-4), who scored four goals in their first period of the season and have...
After picking up their first win of the season against the Rangers a few days ago, the Flyers traveled to Florida to take on the Panthers. Philadelphia came out swinging and would eventually embarrass their opponents, taking out Florida 7-1. Matt Read would be the hero of the night, picking up a well earned hat…
Thursday night, the Flyers avoided falling to an 0-4 season start after a huge 2-1 win over the New York Rangers. However, like last season, the Flyers will continue to be hurt by injuries. Scott Hartnell, who scored a career-high […]
The Lightning are set to continue their five game home stand tonight against the Philadelphia Flyers. Fresh off a less than inspiring victory over the Ottawa Senators, the Lightning are going to need a much better effort tonight if they have any desire to walk away with two points. Sitting with three wins through four games, the Bolts have a chance to get the season started on...
NHLTags: Anders LindbackB.J. CrombeenEric BrewerMichael LeightonSean CouturierTampa Bay LightningWayne SimmondsThe Philadelphia Flyers began to turn their early season woes around with a solid win against the New York Rangers on Thursday and a confidence-building 7-1 steamrolling of the Florida Panthers on Saturday.
The rolling Flyers hit...
The Flyers will try to extend their winning streak to 3 games tonight after a 7-1 thrashing of the Florida Panthers last night at Bank Atlantic Center. It was a night of firsts for the Flyers against the Panthers: Matt […]
The Flyers visited the Florida Panthers on Saturday night, and they enjoyed every minute of it. With goals from Kimmo Timonen, Luke Schenn, Wayne Simmonds, Tye McGinn (First NHL goal), and a hat trick from Matt Read (First NHL Hatty), the Flyers easily took this one.
What's next: Sunday 1/27-Flyers vs Tampa Bay Lightning at 6:00pm