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Game 30 Preview: Flyers host Tampa looking for third straight win

Sean Couturier skates with the puck. Photo Courtesy of Kate Frese. The Philadelphia Flyers (11-13-5) will look to win their third straight game as they welcome the Tampa Bay Lightning (19-10-3) to the Wells Fargo Center tonight. This is the seocnd of three meetings and first of two in Philadelphia. Game time is 7:00. Tampa won the first meeting this season 4-3 at home back...
Via Flyerdelphia
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers hand Hurricanes fifth straight loss

PHILADELPHIA -- The Flyers found an easy way to get out of a recent funk -- shoot the puck. Wayne Simmonds had a goal and an assist and four other Flyers scored in Philadelphia's 5-1 rout of the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday. "I don't think a lot of guys were shooting the puck," Simmonds said. "Everyone is starting to shoot the puck now. And when you get shots on net, you're going...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers hand Hurricanes fifth straight loss

PHILADELPHIA -- The Flyers found an easy way to get out of a recent funk -- shoot the puck. Wayne Simmonds had a goal and an assist and four other Flyers scored in Philadelphia's 5-1 rout of the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday. "I don't think a lot of guys were shooting the puck," Simmonds said. "Everyone is starting to shoot the puck now. And when you get shots on net, you're going...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Postgame Perspective: Flyers finding way to earn points

The Flyers most complete game in recent memory came on Thursday night against New Jersey. Their most dominant and lopsided performance came Saturday afternoon against Carolina. A 5-1 win over the Hurricanes marked the Flyers fifth straight game with at least a point in the standings. Lately, the points have been finding the Flyers both on the ice and in the standings. With wins...
Via Flyerdelphia
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Laughton's first NHL goal helps Flyers rout Hurricanes

  Wayne Simmonds had a goal and an assist and four other Flyers scored in Philadelphia's 5-1 rout of the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday. Scott Laughton got his first career goal and Sean Couturier, Jakub Voracek and Michael Raffl also scored for Philadelphia (11-13-5), which improved to 3-0-2 in its last five. Simmonds has five goals over the stretch. Eric Staal scored for Carolina...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers rout Hurricanes 5-1

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Wayne Simmonds had a goal and an assist and four other Flyers scored in Philadelphia's 5-1 rout of the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday. Scott Laughton got his first career goal and Sean Couturier, Jakub Voracek and Michael Raffl also scored for Philadelphia (11-13-5), which improved to 3-0-2 in its last five. Simmonds has five goals over the stretch. Eric Staal...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers blow away Hurricanes in Saturday matinee

The Flyers played the worst team in the league this afternoon, and controlled the game much like they should. The Flyers opened the scoring just 53 seconds into the game as Sean Couturier put one home after a scramble in front, with assists from RJ Umberger and Matt Read. Couturier now has a 6-game point streak. The Hurricanes had a decent chance in front a few minutes later...
Via Flyerdelphia
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Durso: Forget about top picks for Flyers

  The Flyers tailspin continues following a 1-2-2 road trip. They are fading further and further out of the playoff picture. It is not too early to talk about a fading chance at the playoffs. It is way too early to talk about the draft and the potential of a high pick. Yes, the Flyers are a struggling team that may not piece it together this season. They could certainly miss...
Via Flyerdelphia
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Between the Pipes-12/09/14-Umberger returns to Columbus;Laughton impressing

  Welcome to Between the Pipes, a look at the Philadelphia Flyers and the NHL through linkage.     In defense of Coburn The Flyers PK failings are not all on Braydon Coburn: [Broad Street Hockey- Kevin Christmann] [Pattison Ave.] Umberger returns to Columbus R.J. Umberger returns to C-bus for the first time tonight: [Philly.com-Jake Kaplan] [Hockeybuzz-Bill Meltzer...
Via Flyerdelphia
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Between the Pipes-12/05/14- Flyers salvage one point against Ducks; road trip continues

Welcome to Between the Pipes, a look at the Philadelphia Flyers and the NHL through linkage.    Stuck in the middle with you Should the Flyers tank this season? [Philly.com-Sam Carchidi] [Pattison Ave.-Steve Jacot] Bill Meltzer argues against a tank job and praises Scott Laughton: [HockeyBuzz-Bill Meltzer]  Frank Seravalli also praises Laughton's face off work: [Philly...
Via Flyerdelphia
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 25 Preview: After Heartbreaking Loss to Sharks, Flyers Face Ducks in Anaheim

  #457222020 / gettyimages.com  The Philadelphia Flyers (8-13-3) lost a heartbreaker last night in the final 11 seconds to the San Jose Sharks. They will play their 2nd game of a 3 game roadtrip tonight in Anaheim. Sean Couturier scored the lone goal for the Flyers last night, his first career power play goal which was set up by Scott Laughton for his first career...
Via Flyerdelphia
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers drop a heartbreaker to Sharks in San Jose

  #140417552 / gettyimages.com   The Philadelphia Flyers played arguably their best road game of the season, for 59 minutes. Sean Couturier gave them a first period lead. San Jose got a late goal in the second. Matt Nieto scored with 11 seconds left and the Philadelphia Flyers fell to the San Jose Sharks 2-1 at the SAP Center. It was a much better start for the Flyers...
Via Flyerdelphia
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Future Flyers Report: Akeson Waived in Frustrating Week for Philadelphia Hockey

NHL: Scott Laughton continues to play well for the Philadelphia Flyers as his line was the lone bright spot in Friday’s loss. He is still seeking his first NHL point. The Flyers wished Jason Akeson a happy Thanksgiving by placing him on waivers. He cleared on Friday and was sent to Lehigh Valley in time for Friday’s game for the Phantoms. AHL: Injury News: Rob Zepp tweaked...
Via Flyerdelphia
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 23 Preview: Flyers Seek Revenge vs. Rangers

The Philadelphia Flyers (8-11-3) will head to Madison Square Garden to seek revenge on the New York Rangers (10-8-4) after being shutout in back-to-back games in just over a week. The scoreboard read 3-0, but the game felt much worse as the Flyers were completely outworked and outplayed by the Rangers yesterday. Don't be surprised to see a new-look lineup for today's game...
Via Flyerdelphia
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Durso: Berube needs to give Flyers line change

It's time for a line change for the Flyers.  Game after game, it was one line truly powering the Flyers offense. When they were snuffed out by the New York Islanders on Monday, Craig Berube finally noticed what was obvious for several games. The Flyers have a lot of players who can score. But they are not a deep team offensively. The top line continues to succeed. The rest...
Via Flyerdelphia
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Future Flyers Report: Phantoms and Royals Both Pick Up Points

It's quiet now but @PPLCenter will be rocking tonight when the @LVPhantoms take on the St. John's IceCaps at 7:05 PM. pic.twitter.com/1P1MqpUTFW — LehighValleyPhantoms (@LVPhantoms) November 22, 2014 NHL: Scott Laughton remains with the big club. He was elected to shoot first in the shootout loss against the Islanders last night. He has been getting minutes on the 2nd...
Via Flyerdelphia
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 20 Preview: Flyers hit road, face red-hot Islanders

  It took two weeks, but the Flyers finally re-entered the win column on Saturday night, defeating Columbus, 4-2, to snap a four-game losing streak. Just in time for a nice long road trip. The Flyers next two games come on the road. After a Black Friday matinee against the Rangers, the Flyers next five games after that will also be on the road, including a West Coast trip....
Via Flyerdelphia
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Preview: Flyers look to end skid, rematch with Columbus

    #459319144 / gettyimages.com   The Philadelphia Flyers (7-9-2) will look to end a four game losing streak tonight with a rematch against the Columbus Blue Jackets.  Columbus (6-11-2) is the team that started the losing streak last Friday. Game time is 7:00 from the Wells Fargo Center. The Flyers are coming off a tough loss on Thursday against Minnesota.  After...
Via Flyerdelphia
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Future Flyers Report: Roster Moves & Rookie Firsts

Fans on their feet for the shootout win & we get another team salute to the crowd @PPLCenter! #thereisnoplacelikehome pic.twitter.com/9vRvGgqZYP — LehighValleyPhantoms (@LVPhantoms) November 20, 2014 NHL: In the midst of the Claude Giroux injury saga, the Flyers sent Blair Jones back to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms in favor of top prospect Scott Laughton. The 2012 1st...
Via Flyerdelphia
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Morning After: No show for Flyers at MSG

  The Flyers woes at Madison Square Garden continued on Wednesday night, extending their losing streak to three games. One player came to play. Steve Mason made 32 saves, including several highlight-reel saves, to keep the Flyers in the game. The rest of the roster simply didn't show up. That spelled a 2-0 loss for the Flyers to the Rangers on Wednesday night. If not for...
Via Flyerdelphia
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 17 Preview: Flyers head to Broadway for huge game with the Rangers

  #456356404 / gettyimages.com   The Philadelphia Flyers (7-7-2) head to Madison Sqaure Garden tonight for a divisional game against the New York Rangers (7-7-4).  This is the first of four meetings with the Broadway Blueshirts and first of two at the Garden.  Game time is 8:00. Last season the teams split their four games with each team winning both of their home...
Via Flyerdelphia
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Giroux out 2 games with lower-body injury, Laughton called up

The Flyers will be without their captain for the next two games. Claude Giroux exited practice on Monday and seemed to be fine, but as the day wore on, it was clear he was dealing with an injury.  Giroux has a lower-body injury that Ron Hextall said would keep him off the ice for a short period. Giroux will miss Wednesday night's game against the Rangers and Thursday night's...
Via Flyerdelphia
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Future Flyers Report: Good News Everyone!

Check it out! Phantoms capture dramatic win last night at sold-out @PPLCenter http://t.co/7SFODlZlhr! pic.twitter.com/IdJraYVQYl — LehighValleyPhantoms (@LVPhantoms) November 16, 2014   Injury Updates: Shayne Gostisbehere's surgery went well and his recovery time is much quicker than expected. Rather than upwards of 6 months, Gostisbehere could be back on the ice in...
Via Flyerdelphia
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Future Flyers Report: Royals Win in Shootout to Avoid Friday Shutout for Philly Teams

Though nearly even in SOG & both teams going 1/8 on the PP, Phantoms fall to the Penguins 3-1. Phantoms return home tom. night #LVatWBS — LehighValleyPhantoms (@LVPhantoms) November 15, 2014   AHL: The Lehigh Valley Phantoms fell to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Friday night by a score of 3 to 1. It was a relatively defensive contest with only 45 shots total...
Via Flyerdelphia
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Future Flyers Report: Laughton delivers in OT, Morin update

Check it out! Phantoms come from behind with 3 goals in last 6 mins to beat the Bears 4 - 2! http://t.co/5gsxODBNKU pic.twitter.com/QrqZ1AXoBG — LehighValleyPhantoms (@LVPhantoms) October 25, 2014 The Lehigh Valley Phantoms second home game ended with another win, this time in come-from-behind fashion. Over the weekend, the Phantoms took the show on the road.   On...
Via Flyerdelphia
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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