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Flyers avoid season sweep, defeat New York

Claude Giroux scored two first period goals. The Flyers built a 4-1 lead midway through the third period. The Islanders scored two goals in the final minutes to tie the game up before Brayden Schenn scored with 3.1 seconds leftto give the Flyers a 5-4 victory Tuesday night at the Wells Fargo Center.   The Flyers had good jump to start the first period. For the first five minutes...
Via Flyerdelphia
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Game 78 Preview: One final Battle of PA against Penguins for Flyers

  The Battle of Pennsylvania, as it is affectionately known, has never failed to offer entertaining hockey no matter what the standings say.   For the Flyers, Sunday's final edition of the Battle of Pennsylvania in the 2014-15 season is for pride, just as it was last Wednesday in a 4-1 win in Pittsburgh.   But for the Penguins, there is quite a bit at stake. The...
Via Flyerdelphia
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyers visit Hurricanes in final road game of the season

The Philadelphia Flyers (31-29-17) head to Raleigh to take on the Carolina Hurricanes (28-38-11) in what is their last road game of the 2014-15 season. This is the fourth of five meetings between the two teams. Game time at PNC Arena is 1:00. The Flyers are coming off a convincing 4-1 win in Pittsburgh on Wednesday night. Brayden Schenn (2), Vincent Lecavalier, and Carlo...
Via Flyerdelphia
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Postgame Perspective: Flyers continue to make themselves at home in Pittsburgh

  View image | gettyimages.com Wednesday night's game was no joke and no fluke. The Flyers simply have the Pittsburgh Penguins number. For the third time this season, the Flyers handed the Penguins a loss in what may be one of their best games of the season, a 4-1 win at Consol Energy Center, a building where the Flyers have won 11 of 13 regular season games. For whatever...
Via Flyerdelphia
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyers continue Pittsburgh dominance with 4-1 win

  View image | gettyimages.com Thanks in part to a two-goal night from Brayden Schenn as well as points from eight different players, the Flyers on Wednesday beat Pittsburgh for the third time this season, by a 4-1 margin. Schenn scored his 15th and 16th goals of the season at the 12:43 mark of the second period and on a power play just 49 seconds into the third frame, deflecting...
Via Flyerdelphia
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Crosby scores 300th goal, but Flyers prove too much for Penguins

  Brayden Schenn scored twice, Vincent Lecavalier added his first goal in nearly three months, and the Philadelphia Flyers had little trouble with the injury-depleted Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 on Wednesday night. Carlo Colaiacovo chipped in a rare goal for the Flyers, who ended a nine-game, road-losing streak. Steve Mason stopped 24 shots for Philadelphia as the Flyers won their seventh...
Via AP on Fox
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyers top Penguins 4-1 despite Crosby's 300th goal (The Associated Press)

Brayden Schenn scored twice, Vincent Lecavalier added his first goal in nearly three months, and the Philadelphia Flyers had little trouble with the injury-depleted Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 on Wednesday night. Carlo Colaiacovo chipped in a rare goal fo...
Via Philly Sports Live
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyers top Penguins 4-1 despite Crosby's 300th goal

PITTSBURGH (AP) Brayden Schenn scored twice, Vincent Lecavalier added his first goal in nearly three months, and the Philadelphia Flyers had little trouble with the injury-depleted Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 on Wednesday night. Carlo Colaiacovo chipped in a rare goal for the Flyers, who ended a nine-game, road-losing streak. Steve Mason stopped 24 shots for Philadelphia as the Flyers...
Via AP on Fox
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Season over? Send in the kids

  View image | gettyimages.com With Boston's 2-1 overtime win over Carolina on Sunday, the Flyers were formally eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs for the second time in three seasons. Though, as just about anyone with common sense would attest to, the Flyers were eliminated following the weekend of March 7-8, when they fell to the Bruins and New Jersey Devils in lifeless...
Via Flyerdelphia
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyers fall in shootout to Sharks

Despite another great performance by goalie Steve Mason, the Flyers lost a tough one on Saturday afternoon to the San Jose Sharks, 3-2, in a shootout at Wells Fargo Center. The Flyers were without defenseman Mark Streit and Carlo Colaiacovo, who were scratched due to the flu. Defenseman Brandon Manning and Mark Alt were called up from the Lehigh Valley Phantoms to step in this...
Via Flyerdelphia
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyerdelphia Weekly Round-Up: January 17-23

Every week, you can catch up on all of our stories on Flyerdelphia in our weekly round-up. Here is this week's content from January 17 to 23. ---------- Saturday, January 17 The Flyers got mixed results from Kimmo Timonen's tests - One clot clears for Timonen, status remains uncertain Rob Riches provided game coverage of the Flyers game against the Buffalo Sabres. The Flyers...
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January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Amid struggles and injuries, Flyers remaining patient

Photo courtesy of Amy Irvin/38Photography The blue line remains a battered place for the Flyers.  Braydon Coburn has missed time twice with injury, including now after suffering a lower-body injury against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Jan. 12. Nick Grossmann went down with an upper-body injury against the Capitals on Jan. 8. Most recently, on Monday afternoon, the Flyers lost...
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January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Between the Pipes-01/20/15- Flyers lose game, two defensemen in one afternoon

Welcome to Between the Pipes, a look at the Philadelphia Flyers and the NHL through linkage.      Flyers limping into break With one more game before the All-Star break, the Flyers are hurting: [Philly.com-Frank Seravalli] [CSNPhilly.com-Tim Panaccio] [Hockeybuzz-Bill Meltzer] Nick Schultz and Carlo Colaiacovo were both injured in the loss. Brandon Manning and Oliver...
Via Flyerdelphia
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Schultz, Colaiacovo injured; Flyers recall Manning, Lauridsen

The beaten and battered Flyers continue to deal with injuries and the list got longer on Monday. In Monday's 7-4 loss to the Islanders, defensemen Nick Schultz and Carlo Colaiacovo suffered injuries. Both are listed as questionable for Tuesday night's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins with upper-body injuries. While there are no timetables on the injuries, given the Flyers...
Via Flyerdelphia
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Breaking News: Coburn out 4 weeks with lower body injury; Colaiacovio back in lineup

  Per the Flyers website: Flyers.NHL.com Flyers beat writers Sam Carchidi and Tim Panaccio have confirmed it as well. Coburn will miss 4 weeks with foot injury. #Flyers — Sam Carchidi (@BroadStBull) January 13, 2015 Colaiacovo will replace Coburn for the time being ... his 26 consecutive games as a healthy scratch are about to end — Tim Panaccio (@tpanotchCSN...
Via Flyerdelphia
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Between the Pipes-01/13/14: Flyers shock Lightning; Coburn leaves with injury

Welcome to Between the Pipes, a look at the Philadelphia Flyers and the NHL through linkage. Whole lotta goals The Flyers explode for seven goals in a win over the East leading Tampa Bay Lightning: [Philly.com-Sam Carchidi] [Broad Street Hockey-Charlie O'Conner] [Hockeybuzz-Bill Meltzer] [Pattison Ave.- Hal Greenblatt] Zepp steps up Rob Zepp notched his second win in as many...
Via Flyerdelphia
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyerdelphia Weekly Round-Up: December 6-12

Every week, you can catch up on all of our stories on Flyerdelphia in our weekly round-up. Here is this week's content from December 6 to December 12. ---------- Saturday, December 6 Ryan Gilbert took a closer look at Nick Grossmann's struggles - Grossmann is Gross, Man Steve Mason delivered in the Flyers first win in two weeks, a 2-1 victory over the Kings. Bill Minchin recapped...
Via Flyerdelphia
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

The Curious Case of Carlo Colaiacovo

After looking at who I think should be a choice for a healthy scratch on Saturday, I wanted to look at his possible replacement.  The Flyers defense has been a rotating door this season, both on and off the ice. Four different defensemen have been healthy scratches in recent games: Michael Del Zotto, Luke Schenn, Andrew MacDonald and the subject of this piece, Carlo Colaicovo...
Via Flyerdelphia
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Grossmann is Gross, Man.

The Philadelphia Flyers currently have eight healthy defensemen. Three of these defensemen have played every game they have been healthy for: Mark Streit, who has been the Flyers best offensive defenseman, Braydon Coburn, the veteran who has played well after an injury early in the season, and Nicklas Grossmann, who quite frankly isn’t that good. Grossmann has played in all 25...
Via Flyerdelphia
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Game Recap: Lack of penalty kill sinks Flyers again

  #458857112 / gettyimages.com     The Flyers couldn't stay out of the box early. They couldn't kill the penalties. P.A. Parenteau and Dale Weise each netted two goals. Alex Galchenyuk added three assists. When the dust had settled, the Montreal Canadiens edged the Philadelphia Flyers 6-3 on Saturday night at the Bell Centre. Coming off a horrible penalty killing...
Via Flyerdelphia
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Game 14 Preview: Flyers go for 3rd straight win, host Avalanche

The Flyers couldn't have asked for a better start to a four-game homestand, securing wins against the Oilers and Panthers both by 4-1 finals. The next opponent for the Orange and Black also comes from the Western Conference, as the Colorado Avalanche make their only appearance of the season at Wells Fargo Center. The opening face-off is set for 7 p.m. The Flyers are coming off...
Via Flyerdelphia
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers return home to host Oilers

Jake Voracek carries a five-game points streak into Tuesday's night's game against the Oilers. (Photo by Amy Irvin/38Photography) The Flyers trip to Florida last week ended with two different losses, a hard-fought 4-3 defeat in Tampa and a listless loss to the Panthers. This week, the Flyers enjoy the confines of home for three games. The first comes Tuesday night as they host...
Via Flyerdelphia
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers sign defenseman Carlo Colaiacovo

The Flyers announced the signing of defenseman Carlo Colaiacovo following Thursday's 4-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning. Colaiacovo, 31, played for the St. Louis Blues in 2013-14, scoring one goal and adding three assists in 25 games. The veteran defenseman has spent his 11 seasons in the NHL playing for the Blues, Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings. In his career, he has...
Via Flyerdelphia
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

NBC commercial features a smiling Steve Ott and Carlo Colaiacovo getting punched in the face

NBC recently released an ad promoting their Wednesday Night Rivalry games and a couple of Blues players are featured. Set to the tune of “Lovin’ You” by Minnie Riperton, we’re treated to a grinning Steve Ott and Carlo Colaiacovo getting punched in the face in slow-mo.  
Via Frozen Notes
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL Compliance buyouts

#162982447 / gettyimages.comBuffalo:   Ville Leino $4.5M Chicago:   Steve Montador $2.75M, Rostislav Olesz $3.125MDallas:   Aaron Rome $1.5M Detroit:   Carlo Colaiacovo $2.5M Edmonton:   Eric Belanger $1.75M Minnesota:  Tom Gilbert $4M Montreal:   Scott Gomez $7.357M,  Tomas Kaberle $4.25MNashville:  Hal Gill $2M New Jersey: Johan Hedberg $1.4M NY Islanders...
Via Goon's World
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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