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Uniondale, NY -- The Islanders look to turn the tide tonight against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Nassau Coliseum. The Flyers are 6-2-2 in their last 10 games and 11-6-3 on the season.
The Islanders were swept in the season by the Flyers last year and are 24-2 in their last 26 games against the Islanders. Their last loss to the Isles came on April 1, 2010.
The Flyers are working off back-to-back loss to the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday and to the Carolina Hurricanes on Monday.
The Isles will catch a small break tonight with Flyers captain Chris Pronger out of the lineup. This will be the second game he’s missed due to a virus. But Jaromir Jagr will return tonight from a groin injury.
The Islanders will start Rick Dipietro in net. He is 2-2-2 in six games this season with a 3.34 goals against average and .886 save percentage. The Flyers will counter that by sending Ilya Bryzgalov to start in goal. The Flyers goaltender is 8-5-2 in 15 games with a 2.75 goals against average and .90...
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Here's the Flyers' 2012 Winter Classic Jersey...
It's pretty cool - very similar to their current jersey.
It is customary for the teams participating in the Winter Classic to wear a unique jersey for the one-time occasion. The Flyers played in the 2010 Winter Classic and wore what would eventually become their "road whites" jersey - thankfully replacing...
The Philadelphia Flyers have had their ups and downs in this young NHL season. After an offseason of major moves, most people didn’t expect them to be where they are at in the NHL standings.
After 20 games played, the Orange and Black are in second place in the Atlantic division, just two points behind the [...]
David Ullstrom played for the Bridgeport Sound Tigers on Saturday night, where he was leading the team in scoring with 12 goals and 14 points. Sunday morning, he was on a plane headed t...
Although the Philadelphia Flyers were finally able to rally and win after facing another early deficit in their last game, their No. 1 goaltender had another shaky performance.
It is unclear who will be in goal for the Flyers on Friday when they host a Montreal Canadiens team that handed them their most lopsided loss of the season last month.
Trailing the last-place New York Islanders...
Team Record: 5-10-4
Last Game: 4-3 OTL vs. PHI
Season Series: 0-0-0 of 6
Team Record: 11-8-1
Last Game: 2-1 SOW vs. CBJ
Season Series: 0-0-0 of 6
At least for one game, the New York Islanders proved they are capable of scoring.
Getting quality goaltending, however, remains an issue for the worst team in the Eastern Conference.
The Islanders look to record just their second win in nine games Friday afternoon when they host the New Jersey Devils in the opener of a home-and-home series.
Though it's rare for a team to open...
Danny Briere scored his second goal of the game with 2:26 remaining in overtime, giving the Philadelphia Flyers a 4-3, come-from-behind victory over the New York Islanders on Wednesday night.
via the NHL PR department,
HBO Sports® will present “Preview to 24/7 Flyers/Rangers: Road To The NHL Winter Classic,” a 12-minute preview of the upcoming NHL reality series featuring the spirited rivalry between the Philadelphia Flyers and the New York Rangers, which is set to air exclusively on HBO. Debuting Friday, November 25 at 9:15 p.m. ET/PT, the special will serve...
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