Game 6 Preview: Flyers try for 2nd straight win, face Blackhawks in Chicago

Claude Giroux against Chicago last season.  (Photo by Amy Irvin/38Photography) The Philadelphia Flyers (1-2-2) will look to make it two wins in a row tonight as they take on the Blackhawks (3-0-1) in Chicago. Last season the teams split their season series with each team winning at home. Both teams come into tonight with an extra day's rest coming off overtime wins on Saturday...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Giroux scores in OT to lift Flyers past Stars, 6-5

DALLAS (AP) Claude Giroux scored a power-play goal at 2:49 of overtime to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 6-5 victory over the Dallas Stars on Saturday night. Sean Couturier, Brayden Schenn, Andrew MacDonald, Jakub Voracek and Michael Raffl scored in regulation for the Flyers. Giroux's game-winner came 40 seconds after Dallas' Trevor Daley was penalized for hooking, and...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Shootout haunts Flyers again in loss to Ducks

It wasn’t a bone-crushing collision, but it was just enough to cause a bad result. Flyers defenseman Nick Schultz had his man, Anaheim’s Matt Beleskey, and bumped into Sean Couturier in the slot. “It was kind of a rush play and [Beleskey] was following back to the net,” Schultz said. “He’s my guy and I kinda ran into [Couturier] in front and lost him. He had the puck...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers once again facing slow start, early trouble

There are really two extremes when it comes to schools of thought regarding early season play. Some will look at the early results and determine that it doesn’t actually say much about where a team’s going, whereas others will make sweeping declarations about a team’s fate after just a few games. In the case of the Philadelphia Flyers, it’s hard not to fall victim to the...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 2 Preview: Flyers open home slate against Devils

  Less than two minutes separated the Flyers from points in the standings in their first game of the 2014-15 season. Instead, a late goal gave the Bruins the win and the Flyers a tough loss. But Thursday night presents another new beginning as the Flyers debut on home ice for the first time this season. The New Jersey Devils await as the opponent, playing in their first game...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers, Phantoms announce opening night rosters

Philadelphia Flyers:  FORWARDS (13): Jason Akeson, Pierre-Edouard Bellemare, Sean Couturier, Claude Giroux, Blair Jones, Vincent Lecavalier, Michael Raffl, Matt Read, Zac Rinaldo, Brayden Schenn, Wayne Simmonds, R.J. Umberger, Jakub Voracek. DEFENSEMEN (7): Braydon Coburn, Michael Del Zotto, Nicklas Grossmann, Andrew MacDonald, Luke Schenn, Nick Schultz, Mark Streit...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers Depth Chart 2014 2015

Philadelphia Flyers C 1. Claude Giroux  2. Brayden Schenn 3. Sean Couturier  4. Vincent Lecavalier  5. Scott Laughton  L 1. Matt Read 2. R.J. Umberger  3. Pierre-Edouard Bellemare 4. Zac Rinaldo 5. Jay Rosehill  R 1. Jakub Voracek  2. Wayne Simmonds  3. Michael...
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September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Hextall wants to build through the draft

The Flyers need to start developing their own draft picks before they can even be mentioned in the same sentence as the Los Angeles Kings and Chicago Blackhawks, two of the league's heavyweights. The Flyers will get their latest chance to improve their pipeline when the NHL draft is held in Philadelphia for the first time. The first round is Friday night, while rounds two through...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers Injury Update: Sean Couturier recovers from abdominal surgery

Philadelphia Flyers forward Sean Couturier underwent abdominal surgery and is expected to be out for a majority of the offseason. However, because of his successful surgery, he will be able to make a healthy return to the Flyers for training camp according to NHL official website.Michael Miller - Common WikimediaFlyers announced after their elimination from the playoffs that Couturier...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Couturier rehabbing from surgery

Flyers general manager Ron Hextall gave a brief injury update today on forward Sean Couturier. “Sean Couturier had successful abdominal surgery this past Friday. He has started rehab at our training facility and should be fully recovered in 5-6 weeks.” At the end of season media availability, Flyers GM and now President, Paul Holmgren stated that Couturier might need surgery...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Panthers G Dan Ellis makes slick save on Sean Couturier

Florida Panthers goalie Dan Ellis makes a nifty save on the Philadelphia Flyers' Sean Couturier.
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Panthers G Dan Ellis makes slick save on Sean Couturier

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April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers Roll Some Stars Time to Sing the Blues

After slogging through a solid if not average performance against the Dallas Stars (but it was two points).  Wayne Simmons lead the way with two goals and rookie winger Michael Raffl was sent on a breakaway by Sean Couturier who scored on a backhander with 3:12 to go to put the Flyers ahead for good, […]
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

The Evolution of Sean Couturier’s beard is terrifying

Here’s a graphic showing how Sean Couturier of the Philadelphia Flyers has grown his beard out. It’s amazing. Via reddit/hockey    
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Around the Net March 17, 2014: Flyers sweep Pens weekend, send message to the Eastern Conference

Welcome to Around the Net, a bi-weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. On this Monday morning, we've got stories about the Flyers special teams play over the weekend, Sean Couturier's play against Sidney Crosby and The Flyers push towards the playoffs.   Happy St. Patrick's Day to everyone! Flyers sweep home and...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Sean Couturier Bears An Uncanny Resemblance To The Terrorist From ‘Jackass’

Somebody posted this comparison photo of Flyers forward Sean Couturier and the terrorist played by Ehren McGhehey in ******* No. 2 to Reddit this weekend, and the resemblance is uncanny. Let’s just hope that Couturier’s beard isn’t made of crabs-laced pubes. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers dominate home half of back-to-back with Penguins

Anything appears possible with 16 games left in the regular season for the playoff-hopeful Flyers. One scenario is that they face the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first round of the playoffs, and if Saturday was any indication, that’s just fine with the Flyers. A 4-0 drubbing of the Penguins was perhaps the best 60-minute effort the Flyers have had this season. “This was one...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Morning After: Couturier, Read handle Penguins top players

Matt Read scores his second goal of Saturday's 4-0 win over the Penguins. (Photo Courtesy of There wasn't a more perfect beginning to the Flyers home-and-home weekend series against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Pure dominance from start to finish was on display on Saturday afternoon at Wells Fargo Center. The Flyers 4-0 win featured many stars. Scott Hartnell and...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

On the Losing End: Islanders rally in 3rd, beat Flyers in shootout

Anders Nilsson stops Sean Couturier to seal a shootout win for the Islanders over the Flyers. (Photo Courtesy of So many times this season, the Philadelphia Flyers were trying to come from behind. Finally, on Monday, they were protecting a third-period lead. But the New York Islanders fierce rally showed the Flyers what it's like on the other side. Two power-play...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers beat Canadiens to push home streak to 10

You could make a compelling case that for so many games on home ice this season -- and even last -- the Flyers too often found ways to lose games. These days, home or away, with the confidence flowing, with a different line scoring every game, with good defense and goaltending, the Flyers are finding ways to win. They won their 10th straight at home on Wednesday, 3-1, over the...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers top Canadiens to earn 10th straight home win

Sean Couturier, Zac Rinaldo and Michael Raffl scored to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to their 10th straight home victory, 3-1 over the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday night. The surging Flyers returned home after a 5-1 trip that sent them to fourth in the Eastern Conference. Brushing off 1-7 and 4-10-1 starts to become one of the hottest teams in the NHL, they are 9-2 since Dec...
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January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Perfect 10: Flyers down Canadiens for 10th straight home win

The Flyers celebrate around Sean Couturier after his goal in the first period of the Flyers 3-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens. (Photo Courtesy of The Wells Fargo Center has been home sweet home for the Philadelphia Flyers. After being away from their home ice for six games and nearly two weeks - and going 5-1 in the process - the Flyers returned home with a nine-game...
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January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers' Sean Couturier scores goal from absurd angle

There have been a lot of insane and improbable goals in the first half of this NHL season, and the one Philadelphia Flyers forward Sean Couturier scored yesterday ranks up there with the best of them. Couturier managed to net a tally in the third period against the Capitals from a ridiculous angle behind the goal line. Couturier whips the puck at the net from a tough angle but manages...
Via Next Impulse Sports
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Sean Couturier scores goal from absurd angle

There have been a lot of insane and improbable goals in the first half of this NHL season, and the one Philadelphia Flyers forward Sean Couturier scored yesterday ranks up there with the best of them. Couturier managed to net a tally in the third period against the Capitals from a ridiculous angle behind the goal line. Couturier whips the puck at the net from a tough angle but manages...
Via The Nosebleeds
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Fake Hockey Help: Howard’s struggles, Ryan Johansen’s production, Sean Couturier’s offensive burst

As Philadelphia Flyers’ fans saw on Wednesday night, Jimmy Howard hasn’t been at the top of his game lately. Before he allowed five goals on 33 shots against to the Orange and Black, Howard was able to provide a 29-save shutout against the lowly New York Islanders. However, the candidate for the American Olympic team endured a seven-game losing streak where he allowed four goals...
Via Flyers Faithful
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss
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