STEVE MASON NEWS

The Flyers Cap Problems might Cost them Upcoming Season

With a couple of weeks of free agency now in the books, I’m sure you are just like me in wondering why Philadelphia hasn’t done anything yet to improve their team. Well there is only one man that we can all thank for the mess Philadelphia is in……Paul Holmgrem and he might have cost the Flyers the 2014-2015 season before it has even started.His frivolous spending over the...
Via TopSportsReport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Roenick: Flyers can’t win with Steve Mason

Steve Mason won a lot of Philadelphia Flyers fans over with his performance in the playoffs this past season. Evidently, Jeremy Roenick isn’t one of them. Roenick commented on Philadelphia’s netminding and he was rather blunt (go figure) about his opinion of Mason. Via CSN Philadelphia: “I like Steve Mason, but I don’t think Steve Mason is the answer to winning a Stanley...
Via Bloguin Best
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Roenick: Flyers can’t win with Steve Mason

Steve Mason won a lot of Philadelphia Flyers fans over with his performance in the playoffs this past season. Evidently, Jeremy Roenick isn’t one of them. Roenick commented on Philadelphia’s netminding and he was rather blunt (go figure) about his opinion of Mason. Via CSN Philadelphia: “I like Steve Mason, but I don’t think Steve Mason is the answer to winning a Stanley...
Via Puck Drunk Love
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Roenick On The Flyers Goaltending And Defense

from Mary Clarke of CSNPhilly, If they're going to win the Cup, Roenick believes they'll have to do it with a different goaltender. "I like Steve Mason," Roenick said on Philly Sports Talk, "but I don’t think Steve Mason is the answer to winning a Stanley Cup." Mason posted a 33-18-7 record, .917 save percentage and 2.50 goals-against average...
Via Kukla's Korner
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Columbus Blue Jackets and Rush Shots

Before I get into rush shots of individual players I am going to look at some teams. I am starting with the Columbus Blue Jackets which was suggested for me to look at by Jeff Townsend who was interested to see impact the decline of Steve Mason and then the transition to Bobrovsky had. Before we get [...] The post Columbus Blue Jackets and Rush Shots appeared first on HockeyAnalysis.com.
Via HockeyAnalysis.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Outlook For The 2014-15 Philadelphia Flyers

from Sam Carchidi of the Philadelphia Inquirer, They will have to huff and puff to make the playoffs, buying some time for their promising defensemen to gain some minor-league seasoning before likely being ready in two years - or perhaps in the second half of 2014-15. The good news, from the Flyers' perspective, is that coach Craig Berube, who did a commendable job after...
Via Kukla's Korner
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Claude Giroux arrested for grabbing police officer’s buttocks

Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux spent the night in an Ottawa Police jail, according to the Ottawa Sun. From the Sun: Although few details were immediately available, a source said Giroux was arrested for repeatedly grabbing the buttocks of a male police officer. Alcohol is believed to have been involved. A witness and sources say the incident occurred outside The Great...
Via Sports-Glory
22 days ago  |  1 Comment

Emery Re-Signs In Philly, Dubnyk To Arizona by   Steven Ellis

Ray Emery has agreed to a one-year, $1 million extension with the Philadelphia Flyers. Emery wasn’t able to beat Steve Mason out for the starting job in Philadelphia last season and will more than likely sit on the bench once again. Regardless, Emery could get another 25 starts or so as the Flyers’ backup goaltender and act as a reliable [...]
Via The Hockey House
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers Five: Free agency deals of the Salary Cap era

  #143083386 / gettyimages.com Happy Free Agency Day, and to Flyerdelphia's loyal Canadian readers, Happy Canada Day! Flyers Five returns, after a too-long absence. This week looks at the best Flyer moves in free agency, following the 2004-05 lockout and the subsequent era of the salary cap. Honorable Mentions: Ryan Kesler (2006) and Shea Weber (2012): The Flyers made...
Via Flyerdelphia
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets trade R.J. Umberger to Flyers for Scott Hartnell

The Columbus Blue Jackets acquired left wing Scott Hartnell from the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for traded forward R.J. Umberger and a fourth-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft on Monday. Umberger had 18 goals and 34 points in 74 games for the Blue Jackets in 2013-14. Hartnell, 32, has registered 250 goals and 287 assists for 537 points with 1,452 penalty minutes in 953 career...
Via Sports-Glory
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Top Five Rangers Playoff Moments

It was a memorable run that fell three wins short for New York. Seven games with Philadelphia, seven with Pittsburgh and another six with Montreal before the final dance in Holywood. There were lots of ups and down along the way and here are the top five Rangers playoff moments. 5. Game Seven vs Flyers - The run could have fell short in the first round. The Rangers were pushed to...
Via Beyond The Benches
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

The Flyers Don’t Need Ryan Kesler

from Tim Panaccio of CSNPhilly, Just what the Flyers need: another $5 million center whose best years are behind him and who turns 30 in August. This figures to be a very challenging summer for newly-installed general manager Ron Hextall, who has about $6.5 million in salary cap space and is desperately seeking to fill one, if not two, spots on defense, while having to re...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

What to do with Vinny Lecavalier?

Questions abound as the Flyers head into the offseason, but not with goalie Steve Mason. Mason was superb and outplayed Henrik Lundqvist in the four games the two of them were in net together, but the Flyers ultimately fell to the Rangers in seven games. The biggest riddle for the Flyers to solve is what to do about Vinny Lecavalier. Coach Craig Berube tried Lecavalier at left...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers' Steve Mason suffered concussion

The Philadelphia Flyers played a seven game playoff run before losing to the Rangers, but they played a few games without main goalie Steve Mason.Mason was injured at the end of the regular season, during a game against the Pittsburgh Penguins after getting knocked over and hitting the back of his head on the ice. He left the game with an upper-body injury and appeared to be...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Steve Mason’s Career Back On Track?

Steve Mason was the NHL's rookie of the year in 2009.  His career looked like it was on its way to stardom.  In his next almost four years in Columbus he was unable to replicate those numbers.  He almost played himself out of the NHL.  In 2013 he was traded to Philadelphia for a 3rd round draft pick and Michael Leighton, who was almost immediately allowed to walk away to...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Mason played with concussion in Game 3

Oh, this isn’t good. Mason says he did indeed have a concussion and was experiencing headaches up until night before Game 4. — Frank Seravalli (@DNFlyers) May 1, 2014 If you remember, Steve Mason came into Game 3 in relief of Ray Emery in a 4-1 loss to the New York Rangers. He was concussed, in the crease, and vulnerable to any hit, unintentional or not. It doesn’t matter...
Via Puck Drunk Love
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Mason played with concussion in Game 3

Oh, this isn’t good. Mason says he did indeed have a concussion and was experiencing headaches up until night before Game 4. — Frank Seravalli (@DNFlyers) May 1, 2014 If you remember, Steve Mason came into Game 3 in relief of Ray Emery in a 4-1 loss to the New York Rangers. He was concussed, in the crease, and vulnerable to any hit, unintentional or not. It doesn’t matter...
Via Bloguin Best
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Here comes the “if Steve Mason played the whole series” excuse

What happens if Steve Mason played entire series? — John Clark CSN (@JClarkCSN) May 1, 2014 We all knew this was coming. The question of whether or not Steve Mason, the savior of Philadelphia goaltending, would have made a difference in the series against the Rangers. The narrative will go something like this: “If Steve Mason played the whole series, the Flyers would have won”...
Via Save By Richter
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers eliminate Flyers, final thoughts

The Rangers never make it easy, do they? Even though the Rangers were a better team than the Flyers in nearly every way heading into this series, we knew it would be way more difficult than it needed to be. The fact that the Flyers were able to force a game seven proves the existence of luck in hockey. Game seven was a microcosm for the series. The Rangers blasted the Flyers in the...
Via Save By Richter
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers season ends with loss to Rangers

The familiar problems that hurt the Flyers in Games 1, 3 and 5 came back to haunt them in the final game the first-round series. Defensive mistakes, turnovers and a lack of chances allowed the Rangers to secure the series win with a 2-1 victory at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night. A strategic first period from both teams featured some quality chances as the two teams skated...
Via Flyerdelphia
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL takeaways: Two rivals give us playoffs heaven --” three Game 7s

With the NHL spotlight all to themselves on Tuesday night, the Flyers and Rangers didn't disappoint. And when the dust had settled and the fists stopped flying, the Flyers had a new playoff hero and we had a dream Wednesday set: Three Game 7s. Thanks to Philadelphia'€™s 5-2 victory at home on Tuesday, the first round will now go out with quite a bang Wednesday when New...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Predictions For Sharks-Kings, Rangers-Flyers, Wild-Avalanche Game 7s

There’s nothing better in sports than a Game 7 in the Stanley Cup playoffs, and hockey fans will be treated to three of them Wednesday night as Round 1 concludes. Here’s a preview and prediction for each of the three games. Philadelphia Flyers at New York Rangers These two rivals haven’t played in a Game 7 since the 1974 semifinals, when the Flyers emerged victorious en route...
Via NESN.com
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers’ Steve Mason Robs Carl Hagelin With Sprawling Glove Save (Video)

The Philadelphia Flyers needed little help on the defensive end Tuesday night after scoring four goals in the first two periods against the New York Rangers. They got it anyway. Flyers goaltender Steve Mason was a monster in net for the home team in a must-win Game 6 of their Stanley Cup playoff series, stopping 34 shots en route to a 5-2 victory. None of those 34 saves were more...
Via NESN.com
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers on brink of elimination

After falling 4-2 in game five at Madison Square Garden against the New York Rangers, the Philadelphia Flyers face a 3-2 deficit in the best of seven series. Philadelphia will now have to win both remaining games, home and away, to advance to the second round. Steve Mason Game five was an embarrassing effort for the Flyers. Carrying a large amount of momentum after winning game four...
Via isportsweb.com
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers-Rangers Tied at 2 Thanks to Even Steven

Steve Mason was a surprise backup goalie for the Philadelphia Flyers for Game 3 of the Metropolitan Division Semifinal series with the New York Rangers, as his health was up in the air until Tuesday morning, the day of the game. He mopped up in that game, facing & stopping three shots in the last […]
Via MyTeamRivals.com
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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