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Philadelphia Flyers: Stadium Series preview

The eve before the stadium series is upon us and Heinz Field is set to host the Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins in a rivalry game to showcase the two Pennsylvania teams. The paths lying ahead for the Penguins and Flyers couldn’t be more different.  While Pittsburgh is looking to build upon their success this season and get healthy in time for playoffs, the Flyers are...
Via isportsweb.com
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Flyers Need to Rally Around

The Philadelphia Flyers’ February schedule has proven to be just as brutal on the ice as it was on paper going in. Philly has amassed just seven of a possible 16 points this month, creating a two-pronged problem: they haven’t separated themselves from the likes of Boston or Toronto, and they’ve also allowed the dangerous New York Islanders and Florida Panthers to climb back...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 days ago

Flyers look to avenge lopsided loss to Capitals

PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Flyers don't have to dig deep into their memory banks to remember the last time they faced the Washington Capitals. After all, they were blitzed 5-0 in Washington on Jan. 15 and were forced to spend a bye week stewing about it. The two teams who faced each other in the first round of last year's playoffs will butt heads again on Wednesday night...
Via FOX Sports
3 days ago

Flyers Leaning on Neuvirth

The Philadelphia Flyers entered the season with a question in net – who would last past this season? It was supposed to be a battle of who can win the most games, make the most saves and lead the team to the playoffs for the second straight season between pending free agents Steve Mason and Michal Neuvirth with the winner earning a new contract. With just over two months left...
Via The Hockey Writers
4 days ago

Is Trading Giroux an Option?

If there’s one thing people in Philadelphia are notorious for, it’s directing blame at a single player when the team is failing to meet expectations. It happens across all four major sports teams in the city. Right now, Claude Giroux isn’t necessarily feeling the brotherly love from the city that has seen him as captain of their hockey team for the past five seasons. Now, despite...
Via The Hockey Writers
5 days ago

Philadelphia Flyers win in Vancouver, but future is still uncertain

The Philadelphia Flyers broke out of their slump in Vancouver, earning a 3-2 victory. But does it matter? The Philadelphia Flyers limped into Rogers Arena in Vancouver, losers of 5 of their previous six games. They had lost their grip on the final playoff berth in the Eastern Conference as the surging New York Islanders […] Philadelphia Flyers win in Vancouver, but future is still...
Via Section215
5 days ago

Gostisbehere has 3 assists, Flyers beat Canucks 3-2

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Shayne Gostisbehere had three assists for the first three-point game of his NHL career, and the Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Vancouver Canucks 3-2 on Sunday night. Wayne Simmonds, Jakub Voracek and Brayden Schenn scored for Philadelphia, and Michael Neuvirth stopped 18 shots in the win. Markus Granlund and Jannik Hansen scored for Vancouver...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers aim to improve scoring in matchup with Canucks

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux has no doubt about why his team is struggling lately. The Flyers are 2-4-1 in their last seven games and have been outscored 17-10 in those games. In today's tight-checking NHL, such a gap can be considered a canyon and Philadelphia will try to improve its offensive game Sunday against the Vancouver Canucks...
Via FOX Sports
6 days ago

Philadelphia Flyers are facing an identity crisis

The ability to adapt to an 82-game schedule is key in making a great head coach.  The up-and-down nature of an NHL season will present a series of challenges for any team and they need to find ways to adjust. The Philadelphia Flyers are struggling, as of late, to find identity under second year head coach, Dave Hakstol.  Some of Hakstol’s puzzling coaching decisions were exposed...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Former NHL player Mike Comrie under investigation for rape

Mike Comrie is reportedly being investigated by police over a rape allegation, according to TMZ.com.According to reports, Comrie met with the unnamed accuser at a Los Angeles bar on Saturday, where they went back to his apartment. She claims that while there Comrie raped her multiple times. TMZ reports sources close to Comrie allege the two have known each other for a prolonged period...
Via Puck Drunk Love
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mature Approach Gets Gostisbehere Through Flyers Benching

(Kate Frese/Sports Talk Philly) By Kevin Durso, Sports Talk Philly editor  As the Flyers have struggled to find the success that put them on a 10-game winning streak in December and provided a path to the playoffs, the saga of Shayne Gostisbehere and the Flyers lineup had really taken center stage of late. The Flyers sat the Calder runner-up for three games after a 5-1 drubbing...
Via Flyerdelphia
12 days ago

Wayne Simmonds' OT goal lifts Flyers over Sharks 2-1

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Wayne Simmonds scored on a breakaway just over a minute into overtime and Michal Neuvirth made 23 saves Saturday, helping the Philadelphia Flyers end a three-game losing streak with a 2-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks. Ivan Provorov scored in regulation for Philadelphia. Patrick Marleau had the goal for Pacific Division-leading San Jose, which lost its fourth...
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues' grind continues in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA -- Going head-to-head against one of the biggest and strongest teams in the NHL, Philadelphia Flyers coach Dave Hakstol decided to sit defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere, who is 5-foot-11, 180 pounds, and rookie forward Travis Konecny, who is 5-foot-10, 175 pounds. The Flyers had one of their strongest defensive efforts of the season in a 1-0 overtime loss to the Kings and...
Via Associated Press
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins debut awesome gold and yellow Stadium Series jerseys

The Pittsburgh Penguins are going gold.The Penguins unveiled the new look for their upcoming "Stadium Series." The jerseys are pure gold and black. Penguins players will wear gold helmets, jerseys, and pants, with black details throughout. The jerseys feature two patches, one titled “City of Champions” and the other a Stadium Series patch.The look is called “Pittsburgh Gold”...
Via Puck Drunk Love
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Just How Strong is the Flyers’ Defensive Pipeline?

The Philadelphia Flyers have traditionally been an aggressive team. The team’s Founder, the late Ed Snider, didn’t hesitate when it came to spending money. He would stop at nothing if it meant putting the best team on the ice. The Flyers have consistently looked to sign the best free agent or make the biggest splash in the trade market to lift Lord Stanley’s Cup for the first...
Via The Sports Post
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers: Wayne Train wins All-Star Game MVP, Flyers still inconsistent

What a great first impression for Wayne Simmonds in his first All-Star game. Simmonds, who made his first All-Star appearance, took home the MVP award after scoring the winning goal for team Metropolitan against team Pacific.  Simmonds netted three goals in two games which helped him to win the award. Simmonds is just the second Flyer to receive the MVP, as Reggie Leach won it in...
Via isportsweb.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

The Flyers Have Had the Worst Luck in the Stanley Cup

The year was 1967. The NHL had its Original Six and a slew of other teams had come in gone with little-to-no success. California would be getting two squads (Golden Seals and Kings). Minnesota would get the North Stars. St. Louis would get the Blues. And, Pennsylvania would get the Pittsburgh Penguins along with the Philadelphia Flyers. It didn’t take long for the Philadelphia...
Via The Sports Post
January 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Video: Luke Kunin ejected for high hit on Philipe Myers at World Juniors

Team USA forward Luke Kunin was ejected from the U.S.’s game against Canada at the 2017 World Junior Tournament on Saturday after a late hit to Canadian defenseman Philippe Myers. With Myers dropping the puck off behind Canada’s net, Kunin hit Myers with force. The hit was a tad late, but it appeared Kunin delivered a clean blow against Myers. Now, considering it’s the World...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 01, 2017  |  Discuss
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