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Once Michael Raffl (concussion) and Matt Read (upper body injury) return to the Flyers line up, coach Craig Berube will face a bit of a numbers crunch up front.
Raffl had been playing with Claude Giroux and Jake Voracek and Read had been on a line-most recently-with Sean Couturier & Vinny Lecavalier. Read is likely to be back before Raffl, but this is a look at how the pieces could fit when everyone is back.
Scott Hartnell-Claude Giroux-Jakub Voracek
This line was highly successful at times, and Hartnell scored a career high 37 goals with Giroux and Jaromir Jagr in the 2011-12 season. Hartnell’s play has really picked up of late, and most importantly, he is doing the lit...
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Claude Giroux was left off Team Canada's roster as the final Olympic announcements were made on Tuesday. (Photo Courtesy of ESPN.com)
Tuesday marked the final installment of Olympic roster announcements. And for Flyers fans, there was a shocking announcement from Hockey Canada.
Flyers captain Claude Giroux, one of the bubble players for Team Canada, was not named to the Olympic...
The Philadelphia Flyers have finally gained altitude. They overcame their earlier road woes while winning four of five games on a Western swing. Overall they have gone 20-7-4 since starting the season 1-7-0.They staged a couple of late rallies, too, giving them five successful third-period comebacks since Dec. 4.That offensive persistence has given goaltenders Steve Mason and Ray...
Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux received the news he wouldn't be headed to the 2014 Sochi Olympics for Canada while preparing for his team's morning skate at Prudential Center on Tuesday.
It wasn't easy.
"[Canada general manager] Steve Yzerman called me [Tuesday] morning; it was a quick talk," Giroux said. "It's obviously disappointing....
Jakub Voracek celebrates with Steve Downie after putting the Flyers ahead 4-3 in the third period of Saturday's 5-3 win over Phoenix. (Photo Courtesy of ESPN.com)The Flyers may have been flat offensively in their last game, but picked it right back up Saturday in a 5-3 come-from-behind win over the Phoenix Coyotes.
Good news for the Flyers, considering they were short two offensive...
Welcome to Around the Net, a bi-weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. Wrapping up the road trip The Flyers play the Devils tonight in Newark: [Hockeybuzz-Bill Meltzer] Vinny looking to score Vinny Lecavalier is trying to regain his scoring touch: [Philly.com-Frank Seravalli] Giroux off Team Canada! Rumors are Claude Giroux is not...
Five players from your Philadelphia Flyers were chosen to represent their home countries at the Sochi Olympics, and we here at Flyers Faithful will be keeping you updated on their play while abroad. The Olympians are: Michael Raffl (Austria) Mark Streit (Switzerland) Jakub Voracek (Czech Republic) Kimmo Timonen (Finland) Andrej Meszaros (Slovakia) As one of just three Austrians in...
PHOENIX — After firing their head coach early in the season, many felt the Philadelphia Flyers were bagging in their season. Instead, with their fifth win in six games, the Flyers find themselves second in the Metropolitan division and in playoff contention. On Saturday, Philadelphia continued their six game road trip in Phoenix, taking on […]
Over the course of the first six to eight weeks of the 2013-14 regular season, the Philadelphia Flyers were in deep trouble any time they trailed in a game. The team wasn't scoring goals, so any deficit seemed like an insurmountable climb.
Even when leading, the Flyers too often folded as soon as they got hit with some adversity, especially in third periods. Attention to detail...
Jakub Voracek scored the winner with 8:08 left and the Philadelphia Flyers rallied from a two-goal deficit for a 5-3 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes on Saturday night.
Scott Hartnell, Brayden Schenn and Wayne Simmonds also scored for the Flyers and Claude Giroux added an empty-net goal with 30 seconds left.
Steve Mason made several difficult saves late to preserve Philadelphia...
On this edition of the Flyers Faithful Podcast, Steve and Hal return from their brief hiatus to discuss where the Flyers sit at the beginning of 2014. Topics include who’s producing on the team, whether Mark Streit’s offensive prowess is worth his defensive gaffes, Vincent Lecavalier’s back injury, the Metropolitan Division’s struggles, Team USA’s roster, PETR NEDVED...
The Philadelphia Flyers overcame a pair of key injuries and completed a comeback in Phoenix to beat the Coyotes by the score of 5-3. Jakub Voracek had the game-winning goal with a little over eight minutes left in regulation and set up Wayne Simmonds for the game-tying goal, while Steve Mason stopped 26 of the Coyotes’ 29 shots on net. Mikkel Boedker had a goal and an assist for...
The Philadelphia Flyers haven't lost at home in two months, and now their play on the road is starting to catch up.
This has already been a successful six-game trip for the Flyers, who look to finish it with five wins Tuesday night against the New Jersey Devils.
While Philadelphia (21-17-4) beat Minnesota on Dec. 23 for its ninth straight home victory, it had lost five in a...
PHILADELPHIA FLYERS (21-17-4) at NEW JERSEY DEVILS (17-18-8) 7:30 PM ; TV – TCN, NBCSN ; RADIO – 93.3 FM GOALIES Ray Emery (4-7, .890 save pct) vs Martin Brodeur (12-9-3, .903 save pct) LAST MEETING The Flyers were shutout by the Devils 3-0 back on Nov. 7 in what was the low point of the season for […]The post Flyers at New Jersey Devils Game Preview appeared first on 3D Philly Sports.
Match-up - Philadelphia Flyers (21-17-4) @ New Jersey Devils (17-18-8)
Road/Home records - 10-10-4 -------------- 8-6-5
TV - NBCSN, RDS2, TSN2, TCN-PH
Puck drop - 7:00 PM ET
Season series - Tied 1-1
Last 10: Flyers 7-2-1 / Devils 5-3-2
Projected starting goalies - Steve Mason vs Martin Brodeur
Projected lines for the Flyers:
Steve Downie - Claude Giroux - Jakub Voracek...
FLYERS-DEVILS GAME PREVIEW (6:30 A.M. EST)
Wrapping up a six-game road trip with a stop near home, the Philadelphia Flyers (21-17-4) are in Newark to take on the New Jersey Devils (17-18-8). Game time is 7:30 p.m. EST. The match will be televised locally on The Comcast Network, nationally in the U.S. on NBC Sports Network and nationally in Canada on TSN2 in English and RDS2 in...