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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 been outscored 18-2 since. The Flyers (2-3), meanwhile, got three goals in Saturday's first period and cruised from there. It was the first road win of the season for the Flyers, although there were many Philadelphia fans present on enemy ice. Those supporters were heard chanting: "Let's Go Flyers!" Read, who got one goal in each period, credited his success to his linemates, Claude Giroux and Wayne Simmonds. This was the second straight game those three have played together, and both games resulted in Flyers wins. "Claude is one of the best players in the NHL, and Simmonds...
BEST OF MAXIM
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.
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...
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…
Game time: Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET
TV: Sun Sports
With their first win in the books and a familiar face possibly ready to add some reinforcement, the Philadelphia Flyers can focus on trying to continue their success at Florida and avoid equaling a 44-year-old regulation road slide to open a season.
Veteran forward Mike Knuble could begin his second stint in Philadelphia on Saturday...
The Flyers officially signed right wing Mike Knuble to a one-year contract Friday, and the veteran will be available for Saturday's game at the Florida Panthers.
Knuble , 40, returns to the Flyers after spending the past three seasons with the Washington Capitals. He played for the Flyers for four seasons (2005-2009) after signing as a free agent July 3, 2004. Knuble appeared...
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 […]
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