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Flames-Flyers Preview

The Calgary Flames were perhaps the league's biggest surprise this season, but their playoff hopes suffered a heavy blow with the injury to Mark Giordano. The Philadelphia Flyers won't feel any sympathy toward their opponents Tuesday night at the Wells Fargo Center as they try to continue their own postseason push. Giordano had 11 goals and a team-leading 37 assists before suffering...
Via AP on Fox
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Player and Play of the Week: February 23-March 1

Another week of Flyers hockey down and once again it's time for us to give out our Player and Play of the Week honors. Again, it was a trying week as the Flyers suffered losses to Carolina and Toronto before pulling out a huge win over the Rangers on Saturday. Sean Couturier is our Player of the Week. Couturier had two assists in the win over the Rangers and was a plus-3 in...
Via Flyerdelphia
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Post-game Perspective: Del Zotto contributes significantly

Photo Courtesy of Kate Frese PHILADELPHIA - It's always a terrific feeling to score a game-winning goal in a tense, high-stakes divisional game. It's even better to do so against a team that had cast you away just a year ago. Michael Del Zotto got to experience that feeling Tuesday, scoring his fourth game-winner of the season against his former Rangers team just 1:19 into the...
Via Flyerdelphia
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Del Zotto's short-handed goal lifts Flyers over Rangers

  Michael Del Zotto's short-handed goal 1:19 into the third period lifted the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Saturday night. Matt Read, Michael Raffl and Wayne Simmonds also scored for the Flyers, who snapped a two-game losing streak while cooling off the Rangers. J.T. Miller and John Moore tallied for New York, which lost in regulation for the...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Saturday Night Special: Flyers outlast Rangers, 4-2

PHILADELPHIA -- Michael Del Zotto's eighth goal of the season early in the third period -- against the team that drafted him, nonetheless -- gave the Flyers a 4-2 win Saturday over the New York Rangers. Del Zotto's shorthanded tally came from the left faceoff circle just over Cam Talbot's glove, off a feed across the slot from Sean Couturier. The Orange and Black now fall to 1-3...
Via Flyerdelphia
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Puck Dumps 2/28/15

What everyone is talking aboutWhy is the Dump so late in the day lately? I mean, they might as well be, because there isn’t a particularly widely disseminated headline tonight. The Dump, by the way, will be back at it’s regular time tomorrow. ScoreboardBoston 3, New Jersey 2 (OT) – Jagr is gone and now there’s nothing in Newark. New York Islanders 2, Calgary 1 – Both...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gameday Thread: Rangers @ Philadelphia

The New York Rangers (38-16-6) head to Philly to take on the Philadelphia Flyers (26-25-11) at the Wells Fargo Center tonight starting at 8 PM. For a preview, click here. TV: NBC  Radio: ESPN 98.7 FM Rangers Game Notes Probable line-up:  Nash-Brassard-Zuccarello Kreider-Stepan- St.Louis Hagelin-Hayes-Miller Glass-D.Moore-Stempniak McDonagh-Girardi Staal-Boyle J. Moore-Klein...
Via NY Rangers Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 63 Preview: Saturday Night's Main Event

  Photo Courtesy of Kate Frese For the first time since Nov. 29, the Flyers and New York Rangers will renew their rivalry in an 8 p.m. faceoff at Wells Fargo Center. Broad Street will meet Broadway for the fourth and final time this season, barring a rematch of last year's tense first-round playoff series. Both teams previously met in a 10-day span between Nov. 19-29, with the...
Via Flyerdelphia
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 62 Preview: Flyers try to rebound as they visit Maple Leafs

  View image | gettyimages.com The Philadelphia Flyers (26-24-11) will look to get back in the win column tonight as they travel to Canada to battle the Toronto Maple Leafs (24-31-5).  This is the third and final meeting between the clubs and second at the Air Canada Centre. Game time is 7:30. Philadelphia has won both matchups so far. They Flyers stormed back from an...
Via Flyerdelphia
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Potential playoff berth will make for quiet deadline from Flyers

Does anybody want the final wildcard spot? In short, no. The Flyers had the opportunity to close to within two points of the final wildcard spot on Tuesday night by facing the Carolina Hurricanes, a team only ahead of the Buffalo Sabres in the Eastern Conference. Again, the Flyers turned in a familiar result. A 4-1 loss to Carolina continues to show the inconsistency of the Flyers...
Via Flyerdelphia
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Philadelphia Flyers Truly a Playoff Caliber Team?

TopSportsReport’s lead NHL writer, Tyler Jones, wrote a comprehensive NHL power rankings article that includes the usual rankings, as well as notes on each team’s deadline options.  This comes specifically before the trade deadline, as it is an important mid-season date, making it a fantastic time to evaluate where each team currently stands. Check out where Jones ranks Claude...
Via TopSportsReport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Between the Pipes-02/24/15: Flyers face Canes; Mason close to returning as Emery gets hurt

Welcome to Between the Pipes, a look at the Philadelphia Flyers and the NHL through linkage.  Back in the hunt The Flyers current hot streak has them eyeing a possible playoff berth: [Philly.com-Sam Carchidi] [Pattison Ave.-Erik Yost] [Courier Post Online-Dave Isaac] [CSNPhilly.com-Tim Panaccio] [The Hockey News- Adam Proteau] Getting healthy at the right time Steve Mason...
Via Flyerdelphia
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Emery day-to-day with lower-body injury, Stolarz recalled

The Flyers goalie situation continues to be the walking wounded. Add Ray Emery to the list. Emery is day-to-day with a lower-body injury and did not make the trip with the Flyers for two road games this week in Carolina and Toronto. Rookie Anthony Stolarz will back-up Rob Zepp in Tuesday's game in Carolina. Steve Mason will be evaluated on a day-by-day basis as he comes closer...
Via Flyerdelphia
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Philadelphia Flyers won’t buy high at the deadline

Every year, the trade deadline rolls around. And every year, it’s fun to speculate just who the Philadelphia Flyers might be after. This year, with the team making a sudden push for the playoffs – they sit five points out of the final Wild Card spot – it seems like a slam dunk that the Flyers will make a move to push for the playoffs, right? Wait a minute. What do you mean...
Via Sports-Glory
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers recall Rob Zepp, send Stolarz back to AHL

When Philadelphia Flyers starting goaltender Steve Mason went down due to a knee injury, they had nowhere else to turn for a backup to Ray Emery, so they called up youngster Anthony Stolarz. The 21-year-old did not play at all in his stint with the Flyers as GM Ron Hextall admitted that he was not ready to play in the NHL but he was the only healthy goaltender that was ready in the...
Via Total Sports Live
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyerdelphia Weekly Round-Up: February 7-13

Every week, you can catch up on all of our stories on Flyerdelphia in our weekly round-up. Here is this week's content from February 7 to 13. ---------- Sunday, February 8 Mike Watson brings you another edition of This Week in Flyers History. This week, he looks at a shutout milestone for Bernie Parent - This Week in Flyers History: Week ending February 8 Kevin Durso...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Mason out 2-3 weeks with lower-body injury

As Steve Mason left the ice in Sunday's 3-1 win over the Washington Capitals, Flyers fans feared the worst. This isn't the worst-case scenario for the Flyers - Mason isn't completely shut down - but he will miss significant time. Mason will be out two-to-three weeks with what GM Ron Hextall called a "lower-body injury." There was no further description. As Tim Panaccio reported...
Via Flyerdelphia
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Mason out; Flyers might be screwed

This might be the end of the road for the Philadelphia Flyers in 2014-15. Hanging on by a thread, sitting nine points out of a playoff spot as we near the midway point of February, the Flyers have been dealt a huge blow: Steve Mason will undergo knee surgery to deal with a problematic right […] The post Steve Mason out; Flyers might be screwed appeared first on Two Pad Stack.
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Mason to undergo knee surgery

The season was already in question for the Philadelphia Flyers and their hopes may have been dashed on Monday. News came from CSN Philly that goalie Steve Mason, dealing with a problematic right knee, will go under the knife to try to solve the issue: After multiple MRIs — more than three — the Flyers and Mason have decided they will scope his right knee to find the source...
Via Sports-Glory
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Steve Mason to undergo knee surgery

There is not so good news to report out of the Philadelphia Flyers camp and that is goalie Steve Mason will undergo surgery on his problematic right knee. According to CSN Philly’s Tim Panaccio, Mason did not want to undergo surgery in January but has no choice now. Here is more from Panaccio regarding Mason’s arthroscopic knee surgery: After multiple MRIs — more than three...
Via Total Sports Live
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Goalies Dropping Like Flies; Steve Mason May Be Done For The Season, Frederik Andersen is Day-To-Day  

I’m not sure if someone put a hit out on goalies in the NHL recently or there’s some there’s a really cranky Oilers fan sitting up in the bitter cold of Edmonton with a set of voodoo dolls he attacks routinely, but whatever the case may be, but life has been tough for starting goalies in the NHL lately. On the heels of the devastating news that the fantasy owners will be without...
Via Razzball Hockey
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers-Canadiens Preview

If the Philadelphia Flyers are to continue their run of success, they'll have to do so without their No. 1 goaltender for the immediate future. Steve Mason won't be in Montreal on Tuesday night when the Flyers look to extend their surge and prevent the Canadiens from possibly taking over the top spot in the Eastern Conference. Though Philadelphia (23-22-8) is 10th in the East and...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers Goalie Steve Mason Bizarrely Injures Himself During TV Timeout

Philadelphia Flyers goalie Steve Mason injured himself in a very bizarre incident on Sunday during the Flyers game against the Washington Capitals. He appeared to be trying to get refocused for when the game started up again when he tweaked something in his lower body. Ray Emery would come in as his relief and helped […] The post Flyers Goalie Steve Mason Bizarrely Injures Himself...
Via Diehardsport
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Postgame Perspective: Is Flyers playoff push dead or alive?

  View image | gettyimages.com As Steve Mason was helped off the ice and into the Flyers locker room, you could see the vital signs disappear for good on the Flyers 2014-15 season. The playoff hopes had flat-lined, plateaued. Without Mason, it would finally be over. From the start of Sunday's game, the Flyers showed a team that still had a pulse, despite what the standings...
Via Flyerdelphia
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Wayne Simmonds' third-period ripper lifts Flyers over Capitals

WASHINGTON -- Wayne Simmonds scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period, and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Washington Capitals 3-1 Sunday despite losing starting goalie Steve Mason to an injury. Jakub Voracek added an empty-netter for his 18th of the season, and Mark Streit also scored for the Flyers, who have won five of six. Mason, who stopped all eight shots he faced...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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