Fast Takes Maintenance Morning, But Will Play; Mason Questionable for Game 2

There was some confusion at practice this morning as Jesper Fast joined Chris Kreider as the only two Rangers not on the ice for this morning’s practice. However, Alain Vigneault said that the Swedish rookie was just given a “maintenance morning” and will be in the lineup tonight. …i’ve been watching hockey basically my entire life and I’ve never heard of someone taking...
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Surprise! The loss of Mason hurts the Flyers, Emery stinks

So this should come as a surprise to absolutely nobody, but I figured it was worth visually representing; the Rangers chances in game 1 greatly improve with Ray Emery in goal. Steve Mason, who was injured over the weekend, will not start game 1 of the series versus the Flyers. His availability for game 2 and the rest of the series is unclear. Other than beating the crap out of Braden...
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Brassard Leaves Practice Early, But 100%; Mason Out for Game 1

A bit of a scare at practice this afternoon, as for the second straight day Derrick Brassard (back) headed to the locker room before the end of practice. Fortunately, after his departure, Brassard said he’s 100% and ready to go tomorrow night. The center iceman added that it was Alain Vigneault’s decision to be cautious and finish practice early. JT Miller took his place in...
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Steve Mason officially out for Flyers, Rangers Game 1

[Image Courtesy of] The Philadelphia Flyers have announced that goaltender Steve Mason will not play in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs vs. the New York Rangers on Thursday.  Ray Emery will get the start, with Cal Heeter serving as back-up. Mason has been sidelined with what the Flyers are calling an “upper-body […]Mason Out for Game 1- presented by The...
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Looks like Ray Emery may get the nod for the Flyers

Emery out first which is a bad sign. No Mason. Just Cal Heeter — Tim Panaccio (@tpanotchCSN) April 16, 2014 Steve Mason was injured over the weekend with what is speculated to be a concussion. Ray Emery and rookie Cal Heeter are the only goalies at Flyers practice today. Yesterday, Mason briefly skated but left after only 15 minutes.
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Flyers goalie Steve Mason iffy for playoffs

VOORHEES, N.J. (AP) Steve Mason kept the Philadelphia Flyers afloat when they struggled early in the season. Now they may have to start the playoffs without their No. 1 goalie.
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Brassard Leaves Rangers Practice Early, While Mason Does Same For Flyers

First Rangers postseason practice and we’re already getting some bad news as Derrick Brassard had to leave practice early with a back injury. After practice, Alain Vigneault said he expects him to be ready for Game 1 on Thursday night. In Brassard’s absence, the recently recalled JT Miller took his place on the second power play. …while this doesn’t sound alarming initially...
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Steve Mason questionable to start Game 1 for Flyers

Steve Mason, who suffered a(n) concussion upper-body injury over the weekend against the Pittsburgh Penguins, may not start game 1 for the Flyers against the New York Rangers. There have been rumors that Mason has a concussion, though worst general manager ever general manager Paul Holmgren refused to comment. Also, 28% of Flyers fans are terminally dumb.
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Steve Mason has a Concussion

  Despite no word from the organization, Steve Mason has a concussion. This has not been reported by the beat writers, nor confirmed or announced by the team, but I have it on good authority through friends/contacts I have made in my life that he suffered a concussion following his collision Saturday afternoon. Just to […]Steve Mason has a Concussion- presented by The Orange Update...
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Flyers Report: Flyers finally have a goaltender

For the first time since the retirement of Ron Hextall the Philadelphia Flyers appear to have found a true number one goaltender in Steve Mason and they found him on the scrap heap. Mason was all but ready to call it a career after his experience in Columbus but a trade to Philadelphia has resurrected his game.Via Wikimedia CommonsAt the end of the 2012-13 season Mason was ready...
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