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In the early stages of this lockout-shortened season, the Philadelphia Flyers' offensive woes have been a main cause of a 5-6-1 start. In just three of the twelve games played, the Flyers scorers have found the back of the net more than three times.
With Scott Hartnell, who scored a team-leading 37 goals last season, sidelined by a foot injury, Claude Giroux struggling to find the back of the net, and forwards such as James van Riemsdyk and Jaromir Jagr departing in the offseason, the Flyers need offensive contributions from several players.
The Flyers are currently ranked 20th in the NHL in goals so far this season. With 29 goals, they are averaging only 2.42 per game. Philadelphia finished last season ranked 2nd in the league scoring 260 goals (3.17 per game). Of course there is plenty of time for the offense to get going and for these numbers to impove, but this displays a simple comparison.
A four-game homestand in Philadelphia just came to an end this afternoon with a 4-3 ...
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Scott Laughton during his time with the Flyers. (Courtesy of NHL.com)
By Jake Pavorsky (@JakePavorsky)
Many prospects within the Philadelphia Flyers organization are making some noise throughout their respective leagues.
It certainly did not take long for Scott Laughton to get back in the swing of things in the OHL. After being called up by the Flyers to start the season, Laughton...
Brian Boucher during his time in Philadelphia in ’10. (Courtesy of NHL.com)
The injury bug has not been kind to the Philadelphia Flyers in this lockout shortened season, and goalies have been no exception. Flyers GM Paul Holmgren has announced to the media that backup goaltender Michael Leighton will be out 7-10 days with what the team has described as an “upper body injury”...
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By Charlie O’Connor (@THG_Charlie)
During the month of January, Brayden Schenn lost his spot on the Philadelphia Flyers’ top line, served a one-game suspension, and failed to score a single goal.
February has proven far more positive for the young forward.
Rebounding from his disappointing start, Schenn has quickly become Philadelphia’s...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Danny Briere scored 1:47 into overtime to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-3 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday.
Jakub Voracek, Matt Read and Brayden Schenn also scored for Philadelphia, which went 3-0-1 on a four-game homestand.
Joe Corvo scored the tying goal in the third period, and Jiri Tlusty and Jeff Skinner also had goals for the Hurricanes...
Following a slow start, the Philadelphia Flyers got a much-needed boost from a successful homestand. Their next challenge is keeping that momentum going on their longest road trip of the season.
In the opener of a six-game trek, the Flyers will try to add to the streaking Toronto Maple Leafs' home woes and continue their dominance in the series Monday night.
The Philadelphia Flyers let one point slip away last night as they were unable to protect a one-goal lead in the third period and wound up losing 3-2 via shootout to the Florida Panthers. Jakub Voracek and Matt Read scored for Philadelphia, while Jack Skille and Stephen Weiss countered for the Cats.
In the skills competition, Jonathan Huberdeau and Peter Mueller converted their...
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Looking to get a grueling six-game road trip off to a positive start, the Philadelphia Flyers (5-6-1) head to Canada for three of their four games. It all starts tonight, as they clash with the Toronto Maple Leafs (7-5-0). The game starts at 7 p.m. EST and will be televised locally on Comcast Sportsnet Philadelphia.
This is the first of three meetings between...
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Hoping to close out a four-game homestand with seven of a possible eight points, the Philadelphia Flyers (4-6-1) take to Wells Fargo Center ice for Saturday matinee with the Carolina Hurricanes (5-4-0). The game starts at 1 p.m. EST and will be televised locally on Comcast Sportsnet Philadelphia.
This is the second of three meetings between the teams this...
Let's face it, the Hurricanes do not have a history of playing well against the Flyers, and this goes back to when the franchise was relocated to Raleigh. Since 1997, the Hurricanes have won only 30 of their 115 games against the Flyers and have earned points in a little over 36% of those games. Given that bit of information, some might be thankful that the Canes were able to...
The Philadelphia Flyers look to end their four-game home stand on Saturday with a win against the Carolina Hurricanes. Thursday night’s shoot-out loss to the Florida Panthers is one they’d like to forget quickly. The Flyers once again got off […]
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By Charlie O’Connor (@THG_Charlie)
On Thursday night, the Philadelphia Flyers carried the play throughout overtime against the Florida Panthers, but watched their hopes of victory disappear in a shootout.
With a flick of the wrists, Daniel Briere prevented a repeat on Saturday afternoon.
Sprung by a long outlet pass from defenseman Nicklas Grossmann...
Aside from a win over the Carolina Hurricanes last week, the Philadelphia Flyers have mostly had a hard time scoring goals. Another matchup with Carolina could be just what they need to get on track offensively.
The Flyers try to continue their recent domination of the series when they host the Hurricanes on Saturday.
Philadelphia's 3.2 goals per game last season were tied...