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Flyers Suffer a Brutal Tale of Two Seasons

The 2016-17 Philadelphia Flyers‘ season is one that will not only go down as a massive disappointment but one that could essentially be divided by the black and white difference in play from one-half of the season to the other. There could be an argument made that the Flyers were in a ‘rebuilding mode’ for this season or even that they were never really supposed to be a good...
Via The Hockey Writers
4 hours ago

Read, Flyers Find Way to Win Against Wild

By Kevin Durso, Sports Talk Philly editor  With the Flyers sitting as a huge longshot to make the playoffs, playing spoiler is the next best thing. The Flyers played the role well in Minnesota on Thursday night. The Wild had a chance to clinch a playoff spot with a win, but a determined effort by the Flyers led to a 3-1 win, putting Minnesota's celebration on hold. The Flyers...
Via Flyerdelphia
2 days ago

Flyers-Wild: Game 73 Preview

(Kate Frese/Sports Talk Philly) By Kevin Durso, Sports Talk Philly editor  If it wasn't over before Tuesday, it certainly is now. A lifeless performance by the Flyers in Tuesday's loss to Winnipeg, which on the scoreboard read 3-2, was likely the final nail in the coffin. There are 10 games remaining, including three incredibly difficult opponents on the remainder of this road...
Via Flyerdelphia
3 days ago

Read scores go-ahead goal in 2nd, Flyers beat Wild 3-1

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Matt Read scored the tiebreaking goal in the second period, Steve Mason stopped 24 shots and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Minnesota Wild 3-1 Thursday night. Sean Couturier and Jakub Voracek also scored for the Flyers, who won for the third time in their last eight games (3-5-0). Zach Parise scored for Minnesota and Devin Dubnyk stopped 24 shots for the...
Via MyNorthwest.com
3 days ago

Ex-BGSU standout signs with Flyers

Bowling Green State University hockey standout Mark Friedman signed a contract Tuesday with the Philadelphia Flyers.
Via The Blade - Bowling Green
3 days ago

Mason’s Recent Performance is Admirable Given Circumstances

(Kate Frese/Sports Talk Philly) By Kevin Durso, Sports Talk Philly editor  I feel sorry for Steve Mason. The Flyers essentially rode his coattails to a lengthy winning streak, looking like a playoff contender with an established No. 1 goalie back in December. But that was before the Flyers started to collapse through the end of December and into January. That was before Michal...
Via Flyerdelphia
4 days ago

Philadelphia Flyers: Should Claude Giroux’s season be worrisome?

At 29, the captain of the Philadelphia Flyers certainly seemed to have lost a step and clearly did not have the elite season we’re accustomed to watching. Claude Giroux has scored a mere 14 goals which will likely be his lowest since 2009-2010, his first full season in the NHL. The disappearance of his game-changing ability has even led some fans to speculate out of frustration...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hot Streaks or Breakouts for These Flyers?

Due to a bad start to 2017, followed by hard losses in early March, playoffs are no longer in the Philadelphia Flyers‘ outlook. Although not officially eliminated, the Flyers would need to win nearly all of their last 11 games and get a lot of help from other teams. Despite no postseason to play for, the Flyers have had some players step up over the past month and into the last...
Via The Hockey Writers
5 days ago

Madsen and Marino Sweep ECAC Hockey Weekly Awards

Harvard junior Merrick Madsen has been named ECAC Hockey Player and Goaltender of the Week, while defenseman John Marino was tabbed the Rookie of the Week, as announced by the league office Saturday.

Schenn's OT goal lifts Flyers over Hurricanes

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Travis Konecny tied it with 42.9 seconds left in the third period and Brayden Schenn scored 38 seconds into overtime, lifting the Philadelphia Flyers over the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Sunday night. Jordan Staal scored a power-play goal with 8:11 left in the third to put Carolina ahead 3-2, but Konecny scored with Flyers goalie Steve Mason on the bench for an...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers week in review

The Philadelphia Flyers can kiss their playoff hopes goodbye after an almost embarrassing week.  The team has obviously given up on the season as their play on the ice has shown and Flyers fans should look to the future talent with this team going forward. This past Saturday, the Flyers played a great game against Boston but were unlucky after a shot by Boston’s Drew Stafford...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Gary Bettman thinks NHL participation at the Olympics has 'no positive impact'

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman still doesn’t think sending the league’s players to the Olympics matters.Jason Botchford of the The Province got this lovely quote from Bettman, where the commish said the NHL’s participation in the Olympics has had “no positive impact.” Bettman elaborated on his comments during a radio interview on Sportsnet. Foolishly, he called the events...
Via The Comeback
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jakub Voracek follows through on promise, donates nearly 400 hats to children’s hospitals

Jakub Voracek is a certifiably good dude.Earlier this month, after Philadelphia Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds was thought to have scored a hat trick in a win against the Colorado Avalanche, many fans threw their lids on the ice in celebration.Ultimately, the goal didn’t complete the hat trick. Instead, it was ruled as Voracek’s, rendering the hat throwing premature. Voracek decided...
Via The Comeback
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Simmonds scores 200th, Mason helps Flyers blank Penguins 4-0

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Wayne Simmonds scored the 200th goal of his career and Steve Mason made 23 saves to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night. Sean Couturier, Claude Giroux and Dale Weise also scored for the Flyers, who closed within five points of the idle New York Islanders for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers need two points against Boston on Saturday

The Philadelphia Flyers are clinging onto their playoff lives after a loss to Toronto on Thursday night.  They have been unable to gain separation in tightly contested races all season long and Thursday was no different. The Flyers now stand five points behind the New York Islanders for the second wild card spot in the Eastern Conference.  They would need to pass the Maple Leafs...
Via isportsweb.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers’ Jake Voracek turns missed hat trick incident into power play for charity

Fans of the Philadelphia Flyers jumped the gun on a hat trick celebration in honor of Wayne Simmonds scoring a third goal in a win against the Colorado Avalanche this week, but Jake Voracek is hoping to make up for it.Simmonds appeared to have notched a third goal in the first period against Colorado off a shot initiated by Voracek. The goal ended up actually being Voracek’s, and...
Via The Comeback
23 days ago  |  Discuss

The Latest: Flyers re-sign goaltender Neuvirth, F Bellemare

The Latest on the NHL trade deadline (all times Eastern): 1:05 p.m. The Philadelphia Flyers may sell before the deadline, but they made a couple of moves for their future by re-signing goaltender Michal Neuvirth and forward Pierre-Edouard Bellemare. The deals were announced as multi-year contracts. Neuvirth now has the pole position to be the Flyers' starter next season after...
Via Associated Press
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Should Brandon Manning be suspended for big hit during Stadium Series game?

Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Brandon Manning will have a hearing with the NHL's Department of Player Safety this week to discuss a bad hit he threw during Saturday's Stadium Series game in Pittsburgh.During the second period of the outdoor game at Heinz Field, Manning destroyed Penguins forward Jake Guentzel with a big hit that left the Pens player a bit shaken up. It also left...
Via FOX Sports
28 days ago

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
February 15, 2017  |  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
February 02, 2017  |  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
February 02, 2017  |  Discuss
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