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The Flyers' season-opening road trip included a victory over the defending Stanley Cup champions and their first regular season shutout in more than 18 months.
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Our man Matt Larkin thinks the Vancouver Canucks are starting to look soft. For argument’s sake, let’s look at a few possible trade targets – all forwards, so they could theoretically play with Daniel Sedin and Henrik Sedin, – that would help Vancouver protect its stars a bit better. Where are Gino Odjick and Donald Brashear when you need them?
Defenseman Andrej Meszaros snapped a tie early in the third period and Claude Giroux scored for the third time in as many games and added two assists as the Philadelphia Flyers won their home opener by skating to a 5-4 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday.
Captain Chris Pronger collected a goal and an assist and James van Riemsdyk scored his first goal since signing a...
The best team in Philadelphia moved to 3-0 last night with a 5-4 win over the defending Western Conference Champion Vancouver Canucks.
Last night as a pretty sloppy game, with a lot of special teams play. 18 year-old rookie forward Sean Couturier logged over 6 minutes in short-handed ice time in the third period, only matched by Max Talbot. With so many penalties, this was a game...
Vancouver Canucks insider C-Mac tells us the 2011/12 version of the Canucks look well capable of avoiding the path taken by the post-’94 Canucks vintage, and the blueprint appears sound. The talent is there in Roberto Luongo, Daniel Sedin, Henrik Sedin and with another massive boost yet to come with the re-addition of the all-world Ryan Kesler.
Even the most casual of hockey fans knew that Wednesday night was going to be a wild ride. The Philadelphia Flyers couldn’t have asked for a better opponent to open up against at home than the defending Western Conference Champs, the Vancouver Canucks. The new-look Flyers had their second test in their third [...]
Andrej Meszaros scored the go-ahead goal in the third period to keep the Philadelphia Flyers undefeated with a 5-4 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday night. James van Riemsdyk, Claude Giroux, Chris Pronger and Jakub Voracek scored for the Flyers in their home opener and goalie Ilya Bryzgalov won his third straight start.
By David Strehle
NHL Hot Stove Managing Editor
The Philadelphia Flyers were able to hold off the Vancouver Canucks, 5-4, in a wild home-opener at the Wells Fargo Center on Wednesday night. It was a see-saw affair, where Philadelphia built an early lead and looked as though they might run away with the game, only to see Vancouver come back time and time again.
Andrej Meszaros scored the go-ahead goal in the third period to
keep the Philadelphia Flyers undefeated with a 5-4 victory over the
Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday night.
Canucks insider Keith Vanstone breaks down the Game 3 matchup between the Vancouver Canucks and Philadelphia Flyers. A 5-4 Flyers win. Roberto Luongo and the visiting Canucks had a slow start to the game with four minor penalties in the opening frame, it didn't get any better.
A pair of Western Conference powers collide tonight in the Motor City, as the Detroit Red Wings are set to host the Vancouver Canucks at Joe Louis Arena.