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Postgame Perspective: Flyers comeback a strong way to open road trip

  View image | gettyimages.com The Flyers gave up the first goal to the Toronto Maple Leafs at 4:51 of the first period. Toronto entered the game 14-0-0 when scoring the first goal. When the Leafs added a power-play goal just 49 seconds later, it felt like things were over before they started in Toronto. But the Flyers rallied back from the 2-0 deficit and responded to...
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Flyers overcome early deficit, hammer Leafs.

  View image | gettyimages.com Toronto scored two early goals. The Couturier line got them back in it. From there, it was the Claude Giroux and Jakub Voracek show.  The Flyers would score five straight goals after falling behind 3-2 and Philadelphia blasted Toronto 7-4 Saturday night in Toronto. It was a roller coaster first period. Toronto opened the scoring 4:51 in. Joffrey...
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

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...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Player and Play of the Week: December 7-12

Another week has come and gone and for the Flyers, there were many contributors. This week, our player of the week is Sean Couturier. Couturier has points in his last six games, but really elevated his play this week, scoring two goals and adding two assists for four points in three games. Our play of the week comes from Saturday's win over the Hurricanes. What better play to...
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6 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...
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7 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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Now Being Served in the Press Box: Hot Dog Sandwiches and RJ Umbergers?

The duo of Sean Couturier and Matt Read broke out on Thursday night and combined on the two early goals to sink the Devils. This is a pair that has been getting a lot of unwarranted criticism of their offensive production this year. The cause of their limited production is a combination of zone starts, quality of competition, and RJ Umberger. Couturier and Read have played...
Via Flyerdelphia
7 days ago  |  Discuss

By The Numbers: Flyers reign over Hurricanes

The Flyers won by a healthy margin this afternoon in a balanced team attack with all lines creating chances. Lets take a deeper look into the eye of the storm with some of today's numbers. Overall After a lull in the first period the Flyers really picked up the pace to the tune of five goals.  After their 5th goal the Flyers were playing a more defensive minded game, cycling...
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7 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...
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7 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
7 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...
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7 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...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 29 Preview: Flyers looking to storm forward against Carolina

The Philadelpha Flyers (10-13-5) will look to make it two wins in a row today as they faceoff against the Carolina Hurricanes (8-17-3) at 1:05. The Flyers are coming off a big home win on Thursday night against the Devils which saw goals from secondary scorers such as Sean Couturier, Matt Read and Jakub Voracek. Philadelphia is looking to continue its strong play at the Wells...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes-Flyers Preview

Maybe the potential resurgence of some young forwards can finally get the Philadelphia Flyers' season headed in the right direction. Wayne Simmonds and Sean Couturier have broken out of extended slumps, and the Flyers hope Matt Read keeps doing the same Saturday when they host a skidding Carolina Hurricanes team hurting for offense. Philadelphia (10-13-5), 13th in the Eastern Conference...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

By The Numbers: Special teams play sparks team victory.

The Flyers played a defensively sound game tonight. They limited the Devils chances and made the most of theirs. There was just one goal scored at 5v5 play in this goalfest, allowing for the special teams play and goaltending to lead the way to victory. Overall The Flyers controlled play during the first period with a shorthanded goal and an even strength goal from the duo...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Postgame Perspective: Strong performance from secondary lines keys win

It had been over a month, but the Flyers finally put together the complete effort that had them rolling in early November and that they desperately lacked in a freefall at the close of the month. The biggest reason for that was a total team effort, with all lines playing a part in their 4-1 win over the Devils. The stars of the night were Matt Read, Sean Couturier and Wayne Simmonds...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Read, Coutourier help Flyers open homestand with win over Devils

  Matt Read and Sean Couturier each had a goal and an assist to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-1 win over the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night. Wayne Simmonds added a power-play goal for the Flyers, and Jakub Voracek scored an empty-netter late in the third period to seal the win. Martin Havlat scored for the Devils. The Flyers opened a four-game homestand with a needed...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Couturier line shines as Flyers defeat Devils

Matt Read got the monkey off his back. Sean Couturier played another solid game, Ray Emery made 17 saves and the Philadelphia Flyers defeated the New Jersey Devils 4-1 on Thursday night at the Wells Fargo Center. After a slow start to the first period by both teams, Sean Couturier got the Flyers going. With Jakub Voracek in the box for tripping, Matt Read intercepted a pass at...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers open homestand with 4-1 win over New Jersey

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Matt Read and Sean Couturier each had a goal and an assist to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-1 win over the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night. Wayne Simmonds added a power-play goal for the Flyers, and Jakub Voracek scored an empty-netter late in the third period to seal the win. Martin Havlat scored for the Devils. The Flyers opened a four-game homestand...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Trade Rumors: Sean Couturier for Tyler Myers

Rob Carr/Getty Images The Philadelphia Flyers are in trade talks with several teams for a defenseman to bolster their blueline. The Flyers are desperate to turn their season around and get back into the playoff picture. Center Sean Couturier's name is coming up as trade bait. The 21 year old is more known for his defensive side of the game than his offense. The Buffalo Sabres are willing to
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14 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...
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17 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...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Nieto's late goal leads Sharks past Flyers 2-1

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Matt Nieto scored the tiebreaking goal with 11.5 seconds remaining to lead the San Jose Sharks to their first consecutive wins in more than a month with a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night. Marc-Edouard Vlasic also scored and Antti Niemi made 28 saves for the Sharks, who last won back-to-back games Oct. 26-28 against Anaheim and Colorado...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Tuesday Tactical Tidings: Couturier Criticism and Read Ranting is Completely Unwarranted

The lack of secondary scoring for the Flyers is something that has been discussed about recently not only by fans and writers, but by Flyers Owner Ed Snider as well. Yesterday Snider mentioned that he was fed up with the lack of scoring by players other than Claude Giroux and Jakub Voracek. Snider mentioned three players by name: Sean Couturier, Matt Read and Wayne Simmonds. Giroux...
Via Flyerdelphia
18 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
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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