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2014-15 Philadelphia Flyers Preview: Steve Mason Key To Playoff Chances

The Philadelphia Flyers gambled on Steven Mason as a starting goaltender last season and the move paid off. The former Calder Trophy winner, whose performance had suffered greatly since his 2008-09 rookie campaign, posted a solid 33-18-7 record with a 2.16 goals against average and a .917 save percentage to help the Flyers make the playoffs last season. Mason has resurrected his...
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No Goalie Issues In Philadelphia With Steve Mason In Net

from Sam Carchidi of the Philadelphia Inquirer, The Flyers have questions about their Kimmo Timonen-less defense; questions about Claude Giroux's health and who will replace left winger Scott Hartnell; questions about whether young players such as Sean Couturier, Luke Schenn, and Michael Del Zotto can take their games to another level. But for the first time in a while...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Afternoon Line

With Steve Mason struggling in net and Ray Emery injured again, Flyers GM Ron Hextall says “to hell with it”, signs himself to six-year, $18-million deal as Philadelphia’s newest goaltending savior. (I know, I know, this article is supposed to be about far-fetched predictions. But I had to throw this near-fetched one in there for a change of pace.) -Adam Proteau of The Hockey...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers Injury Update: Steve Mason returns to the ice after being out for broken finger

In a mid-August update by James O'Brien of NBC Sports,  Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Steve Mason has returned to the ice after recovering from a broken finger during the offseason. The injury occurred while playing ball hockey in late July, and it had been predicted that Mason would not miss any of the upcoming training camp.#181948883 / gettyimages.comMason, 26, made his...
Via Sports Injury Alert
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Flyers goalie Mason returns to ice after breaking finger

Philadelphia Flyers goalie Steve Mason returned to on-ice training for the first time since breaking a finger on July 27, the Philadelphia Daily News reports. Mason fractured his finger during a game of ball hockey in his hometown of Oakville, Ontario. At the time, Flyers General Manager Ron Hextall said he would miss two weeks of training. The Flyers are scheduled to open training...
Via Fox Sports
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Mason is back practicing after breaking his finger

Steve Mason broke his finger while playing ball hockey earlier this summer. At the time, it seemed like the Flyers were going to have to endure yet another costly injury at the start of a new season. Thankfully for the Flyers, Mason’s injury wasn’t as severe as some feared and he has already returned to the ice. #Flyers goaltender Steve Mason returned to the ice today for the...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers Injury Update: Steve Mason breaks finger, will be ready for training camp

According to James O'Brien of NBC Sports, Philadelphia Flyers goalie Steve Mason has sustained a broken finger at the end of July. Mason's injury is considered minor, and will not interfere with training camp. He will not miss much time training on the ice, and will continue his training off the ice during his recovery, says Flyers general manager.#180965977 / gettyimages...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Lucky for Flyers, goalie Mason still has a lot to prove

Flyers goalie Steve Mason suffered a broken pinky that will keep him out for two weeks but won't disrupt his preparation for the 2014-15 season.(Photo by Amy Irvin/38Photograpy) If you wear the Orange and Black and play between the pipes, you tend to face a lot of pressure. After all, the Flyers last truly great goaltender for several seasons is now the general manager. This...
Via Flyerdelphia
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Mason unveils new goalie mask featuring zombie Flyers theme

Steve Mason's new mask portrays some of his teammates in zombie form. (Photo Courtesy of the Philadelphia Flyers Instagram Account) Steve Mason will be sporting a new lid for the first time in game action on Saturday. On Friday, Mason unveiled a new mask featuring a Philadelphia Flyers zombie theme. The mask was designed and created by Fran Drummond of Paint Zoo. The mask features...
Via Flyerdelphia
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Mason: ‘I love it here’

Steve Mason has a 2.37 GAA and .923 save percentage in six starts this season. (Kevin Durso/Flyerdelphia) The lone bright spot for the Philadelphia Flyers in a dismal 1-7-0 start has ironically been the one area that has plagued them most in the last decade. It is the goalie. Steve Mason may only have a 1-5-0 record this season. But his 2.37 goals against average and .923 save...
Via Flyerdelphia
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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