Future Flyers Report: Prospects reach 3rd round of CHL playoffs

Today's Future Flyers Report focuses on several prospects reaching third-round play in the CHL playoffs, while the Phantoms ended their season in dismal fashion and the Royals began their own playoff push. Juniors: All three Flyers prospects in the Western League have advanced to conference championship play, with Travis Sanheim, Radel Fazleev and the Calgary Hitmen taking...
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April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

For Flyers, changes are necessary at AHL level

  View image | It's no surprise that the Flyers are in for a longer offseason than usual. What was inevitable became official on Saturday, following the Flyers' 3-1 loss to Ottawa. Ron Hextall has plenty of work to do this summer, between 10 picks in the draft, figuring out how to re-tool the roster and much more. Several albatross contracts -- Paul Holmgren...
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April 13, 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...
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April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Postgame Perspective: Rough season on road ends in shootout loss

  View image | Saturday's game in Carolina marked the 26th time the Flyers have played in a game that went into overtime. For the 14th time, the Flyers had to face the dreaded shootout. For the 11th time, they lost. It is a familiar pattern that offers no silver lining - though Nick Cousins first shootout attempt and goal was definitely pretty. Perhaps the...
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April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyers return home for a showdown with Chicago

The Philadelphia Flyers (29-9-16) return home from a four game Canadian road trip to host the Chicago Blackhawks (44-22-6) at the Wells Fargo Center. This is the second and final meeting of the season and the lone game in Philadelphia. The Blackhawks defeated the Flyers back in October by a score of 4-0 in Chicago. Game time is 8:00. After a seven goal outburst against Detroit...
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March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Between the Pipes-03/17/05: Cousins called up; Flyers visit Canucks

Welcome to Between the Pipes, a look at the Philadelphia Flyers and the NHL through linkage. Cousins gets the call With R.J. Umberger out for the rest of the season and Matt Read on paternity leave, Nick Cousins gets a chance with the big club: [ Carchidi]  Flyers- Canucks preview  The Flyers travel to Vancouver looking to avenge a bad January home loss to...
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March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Game 72 Preview: Road jaunt continues in Vancouver

Photo Courtesy of Kate Frese The Flyers continue their brief Canadian road swing, as they head to British Columbia to take on the Vancouver Canucks for the second time this season for some St. Patrick's Day pucks. Both teams previously met at Wells Fargo Center on Jan. 15 -- a 4-0 win for the Canucks. Ryan Miller turned away 30 shots, while Ray Emery was pulled for Rob Zepp after...
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March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Future Flyers Report: Phantoms win 2 on road; Cousins recalled

This week's Future Flyers Report features a call-up for an up-and-coming prospect, as well as a three-point weekend for a touted draft pick and a split weekend for the Reading Royals. Take a comprehensive look at how the Flyers of Tomorrow fared after the jump. Juniors: Travis Sanheim recorded a goal and two assists in three weekend games, as his Calgary Hitmen lost 3-2 to...
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March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyers recall Nick Cousins from Phantoms

  View image | With the news of R.J. Umberger's season-ending injury, the Flyers had a void at forward that needed to be filled. And in the closing stages of this season, they have decided to give one of their up-and-coming prospects a chance at the NHL level. Nick Cousins, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms leading scorer this season, has been recalled and will...
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March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Future Flyers Report: Flyers ink 2 ELCs

  View image | The Flyers signed two players to entry-level contracts this week -- Danick Martel of the QMJHL's Blainville-Boisbriand Armada, and Cornell University's Cole Bardeau. Martel's 48 goals are tied for second in the 'Q,' while his 102 points are good for second in the league as well. Stunningly enough, he's posted those numbers in 64 games this season...
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Future Flyers Report: Phantoms honor Clarke

In this Monday's edition of Future Flyers Report, we take a look at this past weekend for the Flyers of Tomorrow -- which featured a matchup between two junior prospects, honoring of a legend and a two-game set in New York. Juniors: Rimouski Oceanic and the Val-d'Or Foreurs met Saturday in another matchup pitting Samuel Morin against Nicolas Aube-Kubel, with the Oceanic winning...
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January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Malone Nets OT Winner For Wolf Pack Against Phantoms

Hartford, CT, December 20, 2014 – Ryan Malone’s three-on-three overtime goal lifted the Hartford Wolf Pack to a 2-1 win over the Lehigh Valley Phantoms Saturday at the XL Center. Malone jammed in the rebound of an Oscar Lindberg bid at 4:56 of the OT to secure the win. Chad Nehring scored the other Hartford goal, and Cedrick Desjardins made 25 saves. Zack Stortini scored the...
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December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

3 Goals In 21 Seconds For Lehigh Valley

The Lehigh Valley Phantoms, AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, scored an impressive 3 goals in 21 seconds on Wednesday night during their 5-3 victory over the Binghamton Senators, AHL affiliate of the Ottawa Senators. Straka, Akeson and Gordon netted goals 21-seconds apart for Lehigh Valley which tied an AHL record for fastest three goals scored by one team. On Nov. 14, 1962...
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December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers’ top prospects off to fast start in AHL

The Philadelphia Flyers top prospects are off to a fast start for their AHL affiliate the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Nick Cousins, Shayne Gostisbehere, Robert Hagg, and Scott Laughton have combined for 12 points through three games this season for the Phantoms. The top two offensive threats on the Phantoms this season are Nick Cousins and Scott Laughton. Cousins, a third round pick...
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October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers-Rangers Game 4 News and Notes

Steve Mason will be between the pipes in game 4 (photo by Amy Irvin/38 Photography) Here’s some playoff news and notes while you’re getting ready for the Flyers and Rangers to face off for game 4 at the Wells Fargo Center.   Black Aces The Flyers named their Black Aces for the 2014 playoff run. In case you’re not familiar with the term, the Black Aces are the minor league...
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers Prospects Showing Promise Outside of the NHL

Scott Laughton is proving why the Flyers took him so early in the 2012 NHL Draft. Photo courtesy of OHL Images   By Pat White (@patwhite9126) The Flyers are heading into the final stretch of games before the upcoming Olympic break next week. For many of the Flyers prospects, there is still work to be done to ensure postseason play for their respective teams. Let’s take a look...
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February 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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