The Philadelphia Flyers avoid the Penguins, draw the Capitals

The Philadelphia Flyers are heading into the Stanley Cup playoffs, but do the Capitals present a better matchup than the Penguins? Currently, the Philadelphia Flyers sit in third place in the Metropolitan division, just two points ahead of the wild card-leading Columbus Blue Jackets...
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16 hours ago

How the Lecavalier Trade is Still Helping the Flyers

Based on Vincent Lecavalier’s success early in his career, it seemed impossible that one day fans would say, “I’m relieved we were able to trade Lecavalier.” However, this was the case in January 2016. Philadelphia Flyers general manager Ron Hextall pulled off a near-impossible trade given Lecavalier’s contract. More remarkable was that he was also able to include Luke Schenn in...
Via The Hockey Writers
20 hours ago

The 2010 Flyers Should Inspire the Current Crew

The Philadelphia Flyers magic run to the 2010 Stanley Cup Final had it all. We all know the story of how they made the playoffs on the last day of the regular season in a shootout victory over the New York Rangers. They went on to make the Stanley Cup Final by beating their rival, the New Jersey Devils, achieving a miracle series comeback against the Boston Bruins, and by disposing...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Twarynski Scores Contract With Flyers

Carsen Twarynski knew he had to earn a contract from the Philadelphia Flyers. They weren’t just going to give it to him and there were no guarantees from the outset of his over-age season in the Western Hockey League. If not signed by June 1, the 20-year-old power forward — and third-round pick (82nd overall) from 2016 — would have re-entered this year’s NHL draft. With the clock...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Back on Track: Takeaways from a Fruitful Flyers Weekend

All it took was a little psychology. That’s how Shayne Gostisbehere described it to me following the Flyers impressive 6-3 win over the Washington Capitals yesterday that capped off a perfect – and much-needed – four-point weekend. Here’s what he said: “We were talking about it [after last week’s loss to Columbus] and we realized, we’re not chasing anybody. We realized, we’re still...
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1 day ago

Flyers F Michael Raffl Out 2 Weeks

By Kevin Durso, Sports Talk Philly editor  The Flyers completed a weekend sweep on Sunday with a 6-3 win against the Washington Capitals, but did so without their full forward unit. Michael Raffl left the game after the second period and did not return. The Flyers announced on Monday that Raffl will be out for two weeks with an upper-body injury. Raffl played just eight shifts and...
Via Flyerdelphia
1 day ago

Flyers-Capitals: Postgame Review

(Kate Frese/SB Nation) By Kevin Durso, Sports Talk Philly editor  Points have been hard to come by for the Flyers in March, but a turnaround may be near if this weekend is any indication. After rallying for four goals in the third period of Saturday's game in Carolina, the Flyers turned in one of their best games in March, a 6-3 win on home ice against the Washington Capitals. The...
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1 day ago

Simmonds, Lindblom Lead Flyers Past Capitals

(Kate Frese/SB Nation) By Kevin Durso, Sports Talk Philly editor  The Flyers haven't been able to string together wins since the calendar turned to March, but one night after rallying for a key two points, they used a solid effort in a back-to-back to grab another two points over a key division rival. The Flyers scored three goals in the second, highlighted by Oskar Lindblom's first...
Via Flyerdelphia
1 day ago

Alex Lyon provides hope moving forward

Alex Lyon may be surprise hope for the Philadelphia Flyers moving forward, despite all of the recent struggles by the team. For the past eight games, the Philadelphia Flyers have squandered precious points in the ever so tight Metropolitan Division. The game against their rivals from...
Via Section215
1 day ago

Simmonds scores 2 goals, helps lift Flyers past Capitals 6-3

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Wayne Simmonds scored two goals help lift the Philadelphia Flyers past the Washington Capitals 6-3 on Sunday night. Oskar Lindblom, Shayne Gostisbehere, Ivan Provorov and Jakub Voracek also had goals for Philadelphia (37-25-11, 85 points), which stayed in third place in the Metropolitan Division and moved within four points of the first-place Capitals (41-24-7...
2 days ago

Filppula scores go-ahead goal, Flyers beat Hurricanes 4-2

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Valterri Filppula scored the tiebreaking goal with 5:49 left, and the Philadelphia Flyers scored four times in the third period to beat the scuffling Carolina Hurricanes 4-2 on Saturday night. Travis Konecny and Jakub Voracek also scored as the Flyers scored three times in a 5:52 span to rally for the win. Michael Raffl added an empty-netter and Alex Lyon stopped...
3 days ago

Philadelphia Flyers sign Matthew Strome to entry-level deal

Another familiar name has signed an NHL contract, as the Philadelphia Flyers announced today that Matthew Strome has inked his three-year entry-level deal. Strome is the younger brother of Ryan Strome and Dylan Strome, who have both played in the NHL this season.Like his brothers, Strome is an intelligent forward from the OHL with question marks surrounding his skating ability. Unlike...
Via Pro Hockey Rumors
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers sign Maksim Sushko

The Philadelphia Flyers have announced a three-year entry-level contract with Maksim Sushko, which will begin during the 2018-19 season. Sushko is currently playing for the Owen Sound Attack of the OHL, where he has 55 points in 57 games. The Philadelphia Flyers have announced a three-year entry-level contract with Maksim Sushko, which will begin during the 2018-19 season. Sushko...
Via Pro Hockey Rumors
6 days ago  |  Discuss

East Notes: Spooner's future in NY, Flyers' goaltending, Nielsen returned to practice

While it’s obviously far too early for the Rangers and recently-acquired center Ryan Spooner to really discuss a new contract, the 25-year-old is already making his preference known.  Speaking with Brett Cyrgalis of the New York Post, Spooner indicated that he would like to avoid the process he went through last summer with Boston.  Back then, the two sides got to the brink of an...
Via Pro Hockey Rumors
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Philadelphia Flyers are HOT!

The Philadelphia Flyers have been on a tear as of late. The team is 8-0-2 in their last 10 games. As a matter of fact, the team’s last regulation loss was the very first day of the month. Such an impressive run has allowed Philly to become tied for second place in the Metropolitan Division. The charge has been led by Claude Giroux, Travis Konecny, Sean Couturier, and Shayne Gostisbehere...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Flyers score hilarious slow-motion goal against Rangers

During Sunday’s Philadelphia Flyers versus New York Rangers game at Madison Square Garden, Jori Lehtera was credited with the most improbable goal you’re likely to see in quite some time.Defenseman Andrew MacDonald barely breathed on the puck, sending it Jori Lehtera’s way. While Lehtera was credited with scoring the goal, slow-motion replay shows he probably didn’t even get his...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers looking to trade for a goalie

With Brian Elliott confirmed out for the next five to six weeks due to a core muscle surgery, the Philadelphia Flyers will be looking to reinforce their goaltending position before February 26th’s trade deadline. The Flyers sit in a somewhat unexpected playoff spot at the moment. Despite having high hopes going into the season, very few thought that the Flyers would be in competition...
February 15, 2018  |  Discuss

Flyers reverse course behind a balanced attack

Out of the gates, it appeared as though this was going to be a lost campaign for the Philadelphia Flyers. It culminated with a 10-game losing skid in early December, putting coach Dave Hakstol squarely on the hot seat. To say things have changed would be a massive understatement.It can't be denied; the Flyers have been on a roll. After two months with a balanced offensive attack...
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February 14, 2018  |  Discuss

Video: Flyers retire Eric Lindros’ No. 88 Thursday night

Prior to facing off against Lindros’ hometown Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday night, the Philadelphia Flyers honored Hall of Fame centerman, Eric Lindros. The team raised their former captain’s No. 88 to the rafters, making Lindros the sixth player to have his number retired by the franchise. Eric Lindros defined the power forward style of play during his playing career. At 6-foot...
January 19, 2018  |  Discuss

WATCH: Flyer retire Eric Lindros' No. 88

One of the greatest players in Flyers franchise history had his jersey retired on Thursday night.Former Flyers center Eric Lindros, who played for the team during the first eight seasons of his 15-year career, saw his No. 88 get hung from the rafters at Wells Fargo Center on Thursday night. Lindros was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2016. His special night appeared to fire...
Via The Sports Daily
January 19, 2018  |  Discuss

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