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The Flyers had a strange weekend, full of good, bad and ugly.
The good was getting a 1-0 shutout win over the New Jersey Devils Saturday night in Newark. The Flyers turned in a workman like performance, limited the Devils to 14 shots and got a strong performance from goalie Ray Emery. Defenseman Hal Gill made his Flyers debut and played solidly.
The bad was injuries to newly acquired winger Steve Downie. Downie suffered a concussion after fighting with Washington forward Aaron Volpatti during the Flyers 7-0 loss on Friday night. Downie seemed to feel that Read had been slew footed, and took a heavy blow, and immediately realized he was in trouble. A report, denied by GM Paul Homlgren, stated tha...
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
Everyone is still talking about the Ray Emery - Braden Holtby "fight" which occurred during a massive brawl between the Flyers and Capitals. It'd be easy to rank that incident as the best from last week due to the sheer spectacle of it all, but we've opted to go in a different direction. Which fight leads the way? Read on to find out. 5. George Parros (MON...
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Flyers goalie Ray Emery made national headlines when he skated the length of the ice to attack and pummel unwilling Capitals goalie Braden Holtby in Washington's 7-0 win in Philadelphia on Friday, setting off a melee.
Some have blamed the officials for not intervening sooner and exacting greater punishment on Emery, who has other fights to his credit. Some...
Several Flyers said their brawl in a blowout loss against Washington on Friday has unified the team and served as a much-needed spark and rallying cry.
The Flyers received lots of negative national coverage for the four simultaneously fights - one in which Ray Emery pummeled the opposing goalie, Washington's Braden Holtby, who didn't want to participate. The fights occurred...
Last week’s goalie fight between the Flyers’ Ray Emery and the Capitals’ Braden Holtby has generated plenty of discussion and debate among the hockey community.
Emery left his zone and skated past center ice during a line brawl between the two teams during Friday’s game in Philadelphia, then proceeded to fight the Washington goalie even though the 24-year-old didn’t want...
One statistic several people are referencing as to why they think the Philadelphia Flyers’ offense will rebound is shooting percentage. Of the 24 skaters to suit up for at least one game for the Orange and Black this season only Tye McGinn (42.9), Vincent Lecavalier (19.2), Braydon Coburn (15.4), and Brayden Schenn have (12.0) have shooting percentages over 10 percent. According...
Apparently, after Philadelphia Flyer's goalie Ray Emery fought Washington Capital’s goalie Braden Holtby last Friday night in Philadelphia, goalies fights could now be a thing of the past. You have got to be kidding me?!? This is what happens when we have an incident and then we have an over reaction. So, when Patrick Roy fought Chris Osgood, no one seemed to care.
Vinny Lecavalier will wear a helmet with a half-shield, half-cage when the veteran center-turned right wing returns to the Flyers' lineup Tuesday in Carolina.
He practiced on Claude Giroux’s line with Scott Hartnell.
Lecavalier has some facial swelling on his left side but not a broken jaw, he said. It’s the result of his fight during the 7-0 disaster against Washington...
On this edition of the Flyers Faithful Podcast, Steve and Hal discuss the Max Talbot for Steve Downie swap, the Flyers’ thrashing at the hands of the Capitals, Ray Emery’s actions against Braden Holtby, and more. Flyers Faithful Podcast Episode 78: Downie and Out You can listen to the episode by following the link above, or by right clicking on it and saving it to your computer...
[Photo Courtesy of PhillySportsCentral.com] 14 games into the season, Steve Mason remains the shining star on a lifeless Flyers team that failed to capture a win over a team quarterbacked by an 0-5 backup goalie. 14 games into the season, the Flyers have a dismal 22 goals to their name. 14 games into the season, [...]
The Philadelphia Flyers are having a difficult season. When your backup goalie beating another team’s essentially defenseless goalie into the ice during a…
GAME PREVIEW (7:45 AM EST)
Needing a win in a divisional game to aid the slow climb back to respectability, the Philadelphia Flyers (4-9-0) are in Raleigh tonight to take on the Carolina Hurricanes (4-7-3). Game time is 7:30 p.m. eastern. The match will be televised locally on CSN Philadelphia and nationally on NBCSN.
This is the second of four meetings between the teams this...
Philadelphia Flyers (4-9-0) @ Carolina Hurricanes (4-7-3), 7:30pm, NBCSN/CSN-Philly One can make the argument that any stretch of games is key to a team’s success for a season, but the next four games for the Philadelphia Flyers might be the most important stretch all season. Playing two teams with as many wins as they currently do in the Carolina Hurricanes and the Ottawa Senators...
The Hurricanes are 1-3-3 on home ice, with their only win coming against the Flyers on Oct. 6. Photo Courtesy of ESPN.com
Forget the standings for a moment. If there is one team in worse shape than the Philadelphia Flyers, it's the Carolina Hurricanes.
Carolina enters with a 4-7-3 record, but their home ice struggles and injury woes will give the Flyers a clear advantage...
With no North American contract to boot, former NHL defenseman Jeff Woywitka has signed with the Augsburger Panthers of the DEL. Woywitka was drafted in the 1st round, 27th overall by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft. After reporting to Philadelphia’s AHL affiliate for his first professional season in 03-04, he was traded to the Edmonton Oilers midway through...
Chris' Corner for this week is called "Goalies Gone Wild". In this week's episode I manage to work in multiple Tyler Kennedy references, tackles the situation with Varlamov and domestic violence, as well as the assault by Flyers goalie Ray Emery against the Capitals, and talks about what Gary Bettman and the folks at the NHL REALLY care about (hint: it isn'...