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Well just hours after the aquisition of Steve Mason as the new backup for Brygalov the high flying Canadiens took on the Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center. High flying is an understatement as the game started with end to end action. The shots were abounding the first 10minutes, 7-6, and with about 6:30 left in the first, the Montreal Canadiens struck first. Alexei Emelin wrists a shot from the point through about four Flyers and a Canadiens player.
The rest of first period continued in the same way with both teams trading chances back and forth, posts hit and missed oppoutunities in front. In the last minutes of the period, P.K subban got drilled and then tried at the horn to draw a penalty by crumpling to the ice after Braydon Schenn pushed. It was a very weak attempt and he should of gotten 2 minutes for diving, but the Flyers end up with the penalty instead. When all was said and done, 11 shots for the Canadiens and 8 shots for the Flyers plus one lame penalty on the Flyers at...
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The Philadelphia Flyers acquired Steve Mason from the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for Michael Leighton in a deal of backup goalies.
Mason was stuck behind Sergei Bobrovsky in Columbus and was 3-6-1 with a 2.95 goals-against average and a .899 save percentage. In 232 games over five seasons with the Blue Jackets, Mason has a record of 96-99-27 with a 2.90 GAA, .903 save percentage...
Philadelphia Flyers Postgame Notes – April 4, 2013 Flyers 5, Toronto 3 at Air Canada Centre Jay Rosehill scored his third career NHL goal and first since February 8, 2011. Rosehill and Adam Hall both made their Flyers debut, while Steve Mason dressed as a Flyer for the first time. Luke Schenn had an empty-net [...]
Blue Jackets trade Steve Mason to Flyers. #transactions2013
— Renaud Lavoie (@RenLavoieRDS) April 3, 2013
#CBJ G Steve Mason confirms to The Dispatch he's been traded to Flyers. Trade call with league is pending.
— Aaron Portzline (@Aportzline) April 3, 2013
NHLTags: Alex PietrangeloBoston BruinsCarolina HurricanesDavis DrewiskeJamie McBainJaromir JagrJay BouwmeesterKevin ShattenkirkLos Angeles KingsMark StreitNew York RangersRobyn RegehrRyane CloweScott HartnellSt. Louis BluesThe Philadelphia Flyers continue to be linked to various potential trade pieces across the NHL, but aside from the trade...
Wayne Simmonds and Erik Gustafsson scored goals late in the third period to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 5-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday night.
The Flyers had been 1-11 when trailing after two periods.
Trailing 3-2, Simmonds tipped in the puck from the crease for the tying goal. Less than 2 minutes later, Gustafsson's pass for Matt Read went off a defenseman...
(photo by Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images) It has been quite blatant that the Philadelphia Flyers’ 8th overall pick in 2011 is suffering from what many call a “sophomore slump”. Sean Couturier netted 13 goals and had 14 assists for a combined total of 27 points in his rookie season. His defensive style of play [...]
Do you believe Flyers fans? The Philadelphia Flyers have somehow found a way to win another tough game, this time in Toronto against the Maple Leafs. Jay Rosehill deflected a Sean Couturier shot past James Reimer giving the Flyers a two goal lead that they wouldn’t relinquish. Early on Simon Gagne deflected in a shot [...]
from Nicholas J. Cotsonika of Yahoo,
Loser: Philadelphia Flyers
The Flyers traded Sergei Bobrovsky to Columbus last season – and now Bobrovsky is playing so well, he is a candidate for the Vezina Trophy as the NHL’s best goaltender. One theory: Bobrovsky is playing without the kind of pressure there is in Philadelphia. So now the Flyers have acquired a goaltender from...