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Burns scores winner in SO to lift Sharks past Flyers, 3-2

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Matt Irwin and Joe Pavelski scored in regulation, and Brent Burns got the winning goal in the shootout to lead the San Jose Sharks to a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday. Michael Raffl and Claude Giroux scored and Jakub Voracek had a pair of assists for the Flyers, who fell to 3-10 in shootouts this season. Voracek upped his total to 76 points...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers roll past Blackhawks in Timonen's return to Philly

  Claude Giroux, Wayne Simmonds, Ryan White and Michael Raffl scored goals to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-1 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night. Giroux had his 22nd goal for his first even-strength score at home this season. Steve Mason was stout again for the Flyers, finishing with 34 saves. Andrew Shaw scored for the Blackhawks. Flyers fans gave Blackhawks...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers roll past Blackhawks 4-1 in Timonen's return

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Claude Giroux, Wayne Simmonds, Ryan White and Michael Raffl scored goals to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-1 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night. Giroux had his 22nd goal for his first even-strength score at home this season. Steve Mason was stout again for the Flyers, finishing with 34 saves. Andrew Shaw scored for the Blackhawks. Flyers fans...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers roll past Blackhawks 4-1 in Timonen's return (The Associated Press)

Claude Giroux, Wayne Simmonds, Ryan White and Michael Raffl scored goals to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-1 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night. Steve Mason was stout again for the Flyers, finishing with 34 saves. Andrew Shaw sco...
Via Philly Sports Live
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lackluster Blackhawks Grounded By Flyers

The Flyers skated circles around the Blackhawks for 60 minutes and easily earned a 4-1 home victory. In the game’s opening 40 minutes, the Hawks out-shot the Flyers 25-22 but were outscored 3-0. Claude Giroux scored his first 5-on-5 goal … Continue reading → The post Lackluster Blackhawks Grounded By Flyers appeared first on Committed Indians.
Via Committed Indians
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mason, Flyers scalp Blackhawks

Wayne Simmonds, Ryan White, Claude Giroux and Michael Raffl all scored. Steve Mason made 34 saves and the Philadelphia Flyers dominated the Chicago Blackhawks 4-1 in their return to home ice on Wednesday night. It was a good pace to start the game. Both teams went back and forth during the opening five minutes. Steve Mason and Corey Crawford each made a few nice saves early. ...
Via Flyerdelphia
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers-Oilers Preview

The Philadelphia Flyers are trying anything to keep their fading playoff hopes alive. After calling a players-only meeting following their latest defeat, the Flyers try to avoid matching the club-record nine-game road skid they set earlier this season Saturday night against the Edmonton Oilers. Mired in a 1-4-3 slide and 10 points behind Boston for the final wild-card spot in the...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins-Senators Preview: Crucial Playoff Race Points At Stake In Ottawa

The Ottawa Senators are closing in on the Boston Bruins for the final wild card playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Ottawa is just four points back with a game in hand on Boston, and these teams will meet at the Canadian Tire Centre on Thursday night for their final regular-season meeting. A victory for the Bruins would give them a six-point cushion with only 11 games remaining...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Giroux’s leadership should not be questioned

As the Flyers playoff hopes fade away and the end of another season closes in, the time has come to look for the reasons and scapegoats responsible for another long offseason. There will be a lot of changes made to the Flyers in the coming months. A coaching change is likely on the way. The roster could undergo an overhaul – maybe not of the Chip Kelly variety – during the...
Via Flyerdelphia
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Postgame Perspective: Frustration continues to take toll on Flyers

As the final horn sounded, Jake Voracek slammed his stick against the boards, breaking it. Steve Mason threw the word embarrassing out again. After being 15 seconds away from their biggest win of the season on Saturday, the frustration of the heartbreaking loss that day has brought about three straight losses for the Flyers. In the process, they have watched their playoff hopes...
Via Flyerdelphia
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Early predictions for the 2014-15 Flyers Awards

It may seem hard to believe, but we're just a little over a month now from the end of the Flyers' regular season.  And when the Orange and Black take the ice for the final time this regular season -- April 11 against Ottawa, to be exact -- they'll continue their excellent annual tradition of recognizing several of their impact players this season.  Some players are shoo-ins for...
Via Flyerdelphia
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers weekly: Points left on the ice

The Philadelphia Flyers ended the week in a similar position in which they started: seven points behind the Boston Bruins. The Flyers had a few chances to gain some points and position on the Bruins but instead the team finds themselves behind in their playoff push. This is due to some questionable calls and lack of play from the Flyers. On Tuesday, the Flyers took on the Calgary...
Via isportsweb.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Stars-Flyers Preview

Frustrated from a pair of weekend defeats that further hindered their playoff chances, the Philadelphia Flyers must find a sense of urgency in order to bounce back and maintain their recent success at home. Riding a six-game home point streak, the Flyers look to get back on track Tuesday night while trying to continue their dominance of the Dallas Stars. With five weeks remaining...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 65 Preview: Flyers close homestand by hosting Blues

  View image | gettyimages.com As the Flyers continue to push for a playoff spot, the schedule gets increasingly more difficult as they play eight of the next 11 games against Western Conference teams, many of which are securely in the playoff picture. Thursday continues that stretch as the St. Louis Blues come to town to face the Flyers at Wells Fargo Center. The opening...
Via Flyerdelphia
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers: Reviewing loss to Carolina Hurricanes

In the midst of a playoff push, the Philadelphia Flyers left Carolina without points. Claude Giroux and the Flyers were not on top of their game and were bullied by the Canes. Carolina ended the game up four goals to one. From start to finish, the Flyers seemed sloppy and idle. Only a few real shots were created by Philadelphia in the first period. Their only goal of the game came...
Via isportsweb.com
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Are the Philadelphia Flyers Truly a Playoff Caliber Team?

TopSportsReport’s lead NHL writer, Tyler Jones, wrote a comprehensive NHL power rankings article that includes the usual rankings, as well as notes on each team’s deadline options.  This comes specifically before the trade deadline, as it is an important mid-season date, making it a fantastic time to evaluate where each team currently stands. Check out where Jones ranks Claude...
Via TopSportsReport
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Berube splits Giroux, Voracek at practice

The signs were there. The frustrations of the Flyers captain were on full display as the Flyers suffered a shootout loss on Thursday. His linemate Jake Voracek had just one goal in his previous 15 games - an empty-net goal in Washington on Feb. 8 - but scored a power-play goal on Thursday. The struggles of the pair have forced the hand of Craig Berube. At Flyers practice on Friday...
Via Flyerdelphia
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyers top line needs to make triumphant return

Three weeks ago, the two players that carried the Flyers to the All-Star break displayed their talents as part of All-Star weekend in Columbus.  The Flyers have played nine games since the All-Star Game. Claude Giroux has no goals and four assists. Jake Voracek has one goal and three assists. It was inevitable that the Flyers top two players would cool eventually. But after...
Via Flyerdelphia
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

The Philadelphia Flyers won’t buy high at the deadline

Every year, the trade deadline rolls around. And every year, it’s fun to speculate just who the Philadelphia Flyers might be after. This year, with the team making a sudden push for the playoffs – they sit five points out of the final Wild Card spot – it seems like a slam dunk that the Flyers will make a move to push for the playoffs, right? Wait a minute. What do you mean...
Via Sports-Glory
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Inspired play keeping Flyers in playoff picture

If you remember my column from last week, then you remember the task I said was at hand for the Flyers - in the next three games, all against current playoff teams, the Flyers needed two wins. They did not succeed in this test, winning only the must-win game on Sunday in regulation. But the Flyers did add the additional two points for a second win. In both cases, the Flyers had...
Via Flyerdelphia
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Mason to undergo knee surgery

The season was already in question for the Philadelphia Flyers and their hopes may have been dashed on Monday. News came from CSN Philly that goalie Steve Mason, dealing with a problematic right knee, will go under the knife to try to solve the issue: After multiple MRIs — more than three — the Flyers and Mason have decided they will scope his right knee to find the source...
Via Sports-Glory
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyers’ Kimmo Timonen to skate Friday

Back in August, Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Kimmo Timonen announced that he had been diagnosed with blood clots in his right leg and lungs. It was determined that’d he’d be out indefinitely and that the chances of him playing in 2014-15 would be “slim”. Fast forward six months and it’s become obvious that Timonen hasn’t given up. He’ll return to the ice Friday...
Via Sports-Glory
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Truth or Consequences: Flyers next 3 games crucial to Giroux's belief

Claude Giroux is trying to be Nostradamus again. The Flyers captain said on Tuesday that there was "no doubt the Flyers are a playoff team." As of Tuesday, the Flyers had a 3.9 percent chance of making the playoffs. Is there a way? Certainly. Is there no doubt? Absolutely not. Giroux has reason to be upbeat. The Flyers are on a season-long four-game winning streak that has the...
Via Flyerdelphia
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyers captain Claude Giroux: "There's no doubt that we're a playoff team"

The playoff hopes for the Philadelphia Flyers are not looking too good.  Despite the recent four-game winning streak, the odds of the Flyers making the playoffs are just 3.9% according to Sports Clubs Stats (via CSNPhilly.c0m).  Last night, Flyers captain Claude Giroux held his inaugural Claude Giroux Foundation event at Lucky Strike Lanes and stated that he has faith in his...
Via Flyerdelphia
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Player and Play of the Week: January 18-24

It was a short week for the Flyers, who paused for the All-Star break after a pair of games on Monday and Tuesday. As the Flyers hit the All-Star break, it was a no-brainer who we should pick for this week's Players of the Week. We're splitting the honor this week for the two Flyers All-Stars, Claude Giroux and Jake Voracek. Giroux and Voracek are on opposing sides later this...
Via Flyerdelphia
January 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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