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Philadelphia Flyers: Can Steve Mason be the guy?

Goaltending wins championships in the NHL. The last three teams to win the Stanley Cup have all had franchise goaltenders: the Chicago Blackhawks (Corey Crawford), the Los Angeles Kings (Jonathan Quick), and the Boston Bruins (Tuukka Rask). These goalies have all been called upon to make the big save when the game is on the line, and to be consistent in their play. And for the most...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Game 49 Preview: Flyers and Predators set to face off in the music city

Photo Courtesy of Kate Frese     The Philadelphia Flyers (22-18-8) hit the road for a battle with Shea Weber and the  Nashville Predators (24-19-8) on Thursday night. This is the second and final meeting between the two clubs this season. Game time from the music city is 8:00.   The Flyers defeated the Predators 3-2 in overtime in Philadelphia back on November...
Via Flyerdelphia
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers-Canadiens: Game 48 Preview

Flyers host Canadiens out of All-Star break Embed from Getty Images   The All-Star break is over and now the stretch run begins. The Flyers return to the ice on Tuesday night to face the Montreal Canadiens in their first of several crucial games in the month of February. For the Flyers, this will be the make or break month, the chance to either gain some ground...
Via Flyerdelphia
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers' Neuvirth sidelined 7-10 days; Mason to start vs. Canadiens

The Philadelphia Flyers' goaltending injury carousel continued to spin on Tuesday as Michal Neuvirth is expected to be sidelined a week to 10 days, the team announced.Neuvirth is nursing a lower-body injury for the Flyers (21-18-8), who will once again turn to Steve Mason heading into Tuesday night's tilt versus the sputtering Montreal Canadiens (24-22-4). Mason, who is overcoming...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Neuvirth out a week to 10 days, Stolarz called up

Photo: Nina Weiss/Flyerdelphia As one goalie prepared to make his return to the crease on Tuesday night, another forced the Flyers to regroup on the injury front. Steve Mason will be in goal for the Flyers game against the Canadiens on Tuesday night after having the All-Star break to recover. But Michal Neuvirth left Monday's practice with a lower-body injury. He is out a week...
Via Flyerdelphia
4 days ago  |  Discuss

As Flyers future draws closer, thoughts of what could be

Embed from Getty Images   As the hockey world is buzzing around the NHL All-Star Game and its events in Nashville, this is the lull in the season for Flyers fans to get a little creative and take some more time to reflect on the season in its current state. For the Flyers and their fans, that evaluation isn't always easy. After starting off January by moving to within...
Via Flyerdelphia
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers place Couturier on injured reserve

Embed from Getty Images   The hope of all NHL teams over the All-Star break is to get healthier for the stretch run of the season. The Flyers certainly needed the break, having played three straight games without Sean Couturier and dealing with health questions to both goalies Michal Neuvirth and Steve Mason. The break did not help one of the Flyers defensive catalysts...
Via Flyerdelphia
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The State of the Philadelphia Flyers

The All Star break is the unofficial midpoint of the NHL season. At the break, the Philadelphia Flyers have a 21-18-8 record through 47 games, and the team’s 50 points place them seventh in the Metropolitan Division. The Flyers’ last 10 games are a microcosm of their season. Beginning in the second week of January, the Flyers went 5-0-1, then 0-3, and then won in overtime on...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Michal Neuvirth Got Pumped to Play the Caps

Former Caps goaltender Michal Neuvirth got super excited to play at Verizon Center on Wednesday, as the Caps faced off against the Flyers.
Via Capitals Outsider
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers-Capitals: Game 47 Preview

After three straight regulation losses, Flyers get test in NHL-leading Capitals Embed from Getty Images   January opened with the Flyers roaring out of the gate. After a loss to the Kings on Jan. 2, the Flyers came home to start a stretch of 11 games, 10 of them against teams in the East, 10 against teams in playoff position. The Flyers started that stretch with...
Via Flyerdelphia
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mysterious goaltender issues arise for reeling Flyers

The Philadelphia Flyers' goaltending carousel took another interesting turn on Tuesday.Michal Neuvirth was seen hobbling after Monday's 3-2 setback to the Boston Bruins, but told reporters on Tuesday that his groin wasn't an issue following his participation in the team's optional skate. Neuvirth's availability for Wednesday's tilt versus the Metropolitan Division-rival Washington...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers-Bruins: Postgame Perspective

Special teams costs Flyers again, as more points slip away Embed from Getty Images   Six days later, it felt like deja vu all over again -- the late bounce that goes against the Flyers, subsequently taking away not only the chance to finish off a win, but wiping out a point that would have been earned by a third-period comeback. Brett Connolly's deflection past Michal...
Via Flyerdelphia
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Dave Hakstol: Holding his own as Flyers hit mid-point of season

The hockey season is just past the midway with the Flyers playing their 43rd game of the season on Sunday night in Detroit and there are many teams drastically fighting for a position in the playoffs. The Flyers are a legitimate part of the competition, trailing a playoff spot by just two points. Dave Hakstol came to Philadelphia with supporters wanting to wait and see what he...
Via Flyerdelphia
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Postgame Perspective: Resilient Flyers overcome adversity again

On this Sunday night, the strange game of hockey threw everything and the kitchen sink at the Flyers. Once again, a resilient bunch proved why they are making a case for the playoffs. The Flyers had to overcome several controversial calls, an early challenge for the penalty kill and, last but not least, a shootout but did it all to come away with a 2-1 win over the Red Wings...
Via Flyerdelphia
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers edge Red Wings 2-1 in shootout

DETROIT (AP) -- Claude Giroux scored in a shootout and in regulation, lifting the Philadelphia Flyers to a 2-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday night.Jakub Voracek also scored in the shootout and Michal Neuvirth denied two Detroit shooters.Pavel Datsyuk was the only Red Wing to get the puck past Neuvirth in one-on-one duels. Neuvirth stopped 29 shots before the shootout.Giroux...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers rally in 3rd, down Red Wings in shootout

Embed from Getty Images   For the second straight day, the Flyers had to face the dreaded shootout and if they would have lost, there would have been at least three plays that would show they deserved a better fate. Call it poetic justice, but this time the shootout smiled on the Flyers. Jake Voracek scored the game-winning goal in the third round of the shootout, giving...
Via Flyerdelphia
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Giroux scores in 3rd and SO, Flyers beat Red Wings 2-1

DETROIT (AP) Claude Giroux scored in a shootout and in regulation, lifting the Philadelphia Flyers to a 2-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday night. Jakub Voracek also scored in the shootout and Michal Neuvirth denied two Detroit shooters. Pavel Datsyuk was the only Red Wing to get the puck past Neuvirth in one-on-one duels. Neuvirth stopped 29 shots before the shootout...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers Hosed on Niklas Kronwall Goal

I agree with former NHL on-ice official Kerry Fraser, I was surprised that this goal wasn't overturned by the war room. The goalie needs to be able to make a save. In this instance, Michal Neuvirth was interfered with and unable to make a save. Below, is the NHL goalie interference rule.Rule 69 – Interference on the Goalkeeper Goals should be disallowed only if: (1) an attacking...
Via Goon's World
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers-Red Wings Preview

The Detroit Red Wings are hoping to continue their momentum after an exceptional road trip but will have to face a team that's also been successful of late in their return home. The Philadelphia Flyers will seek to extend their season-high point streak when they face Detroit for the first time this season Sunday night. Detroit (23-14-7) finished 5-1-0 on its longest trip in 2015...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Stingy 5-on-5 play foundation of Flyers surge

Embed from Getty Images   The Philadelphia Flyers are not in playoff position as they stand at the statistical midpoint of their 2015-16 season. However, the team is well within striking distance. After starting the season with a mediocre 5-8-3 record through the first 16 games, the Flyers have rattled off a 14-7-4 stretch over their last 25 games. How have they done...
Via Flyerdelphia
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers Most Interesting Storyline is Michal Neuvirth

The Philadelphia Flyers organization seems to be down and out this season. They traded away one of their biggest signings in Vincent Lecavalier, who is set to retire after this year, and Braden Schenn, brother of Luke. They only average around 2.2 goals per game, the second-worst stat in the league, and they surrender around 2.7. However, the most interesting storyline for the Flyers...
Via The Sports Journal
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers' complete effort yields win over Montreal Canadiens

Embed from Getty Images   Following a dismal California road trip that saw the Flyers go without a poing, play nowhere close to 60 minutes a game and get torched on the penalty kill, it was absolutely imperative to come home and beat a playoff-caliber Montreal Canadiens club. Considering how tough their upcoming schedule is, a win was crucial.  Thanks to multi-point...
Via Flyerdelphia
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Game 38 Preview: Flyers look to make up ground against Montreal Canadiens

Embed from Getty Images   After a California road trip that saw the Flyers play sluggishly, claim zero of six possible points and plummet in the Metropolitan Division standings, they return to Wells Fargo Center for a matchup against a premier opponent. The Montreal Canadiens (22-15-3) come to Philadelphia reeling off of a marquee win. They opened the 2016 portion of...
Via Flyerdelphia
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Intermission Update: Flyers come out flat against Hurricanes

  1 2 3 T Hurricanes 1     1 Flyers 0     0 Instant Analysis An uneventful period in terms of shots and scoring chances, but a period that was really dominated by the Hurricanes. There isn't much good to say for the Flyers. Jeff Skinner's goal was one Michal Neuvirth would probably like to have back. The Flyers were pinned in their own zone for far too long...
Via Flyerdelphia
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Game 31 Preview: Voracek gets new linemates, Flyers host Hurricanes again

Jake Voracek is still stuck on one goal. So Dave Hakstol, having two days off, decided to shuffle the lines again. The top line remains in tact, but the rest got a new look as the Flyers get ready to come home after playing three straight games on the road. For the third time in just over a month, the Flyers will meet the Carolina Hurricanes. The opening face-off from Wells...
Via Flyerdelphia
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss
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