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Mason stops 30 shots in Flyers' 1-0 win over Maple Leafs

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Steve Mason stopped all 30 shots and Michael Del Zotto scored to help the Philadelphia Flyers beat Toronto 1-0 on Saturday night and send the Maple Leafs to their ninth straight loss. Mason had his second shutout of the season and 25th of his career. The Flyers won their first 1-0 game since Nov. 2, 2013. The slumping Leafs have been held to one or less goal in...
Via AP on Fox
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Future Flyers Report: Phantoms face critical weekend

While the Flyers find themselves in the midst of a three-game winning streak, the Flyers of Tomorrow continue to hold their own. While it's been a bit of a slow week for the Flyers' prospects, there are still some interesting takeaways. Juniors: Tyrell Goulbourne and Nicolas Aube-Kubel were both active this week -- Goulbourne's Kelowna Rockets played in back-to-back games against...
Via Flyerdelphia
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Flyers go streaking, down Jets for third straight win

The Flyers came into Thursday’s game looking to start a streak that would help them climb back into playoff consideration. Strong games from Wayne Simmonds and Brayden Schenn would allow the Flyers to come away with the 5-2 victory.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Postgame Perspective: More unlikely heroes contributing for Flyers

As the final horn sounded on Thursday night, the scoreboard showed a 5-2 Flyers victory over the Winnipeg Jets. It marked one of the Flyers more impressive games of the season. In December, the Flyers showed character with a win over the Jets by rallying for two goals in the third and scoring the game-winning goal 10 seconds into overtime. This time, the Flyers controlled the...
Via Flyerdelphia
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Penalty kill consigning Philadelphia Flyers to basement

This season, the Philadelphia Flyers penalty kill has been bad. You don’t need statistics to discern that. Just watch any Flyers game. Even when the penalty kill does not concede, it generally gives up gilt-edged chances game in, game out. All penalty kills will of course be scored on, all penalty kills will allow great […] The post Penalty kill consigning Philadelphia Flyers...
Via Along the Boards
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers lack of consistency keeps them hovering in Draft picture

Fresh off a trip to the All-Star Game in Columbus, Jake Voracek said the Flyers needed to win 25 of the remaining 34 games this season to feel like they had a chance at the playoffs. The Flyers opened that stretch on Tuesday night against Arizona with a 4-3 shootout win. It was only the beginning for the Flyers, who have spent the entire season hovering the fine line between NHL...
Via Flyerdelphia
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wayne Simmonds powers Flyers to victory over Coyotes

The Flyers entered Tuesday night looking to build off their previous victory against the Penguins, six days ago. The All-Star break gave most Flyers a much needed rest while Claude Giroux and Jakub Voracek saw themselves in Ohio to take part in the all-star festivities.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes drop shootout to Flyers

PHILADELPHIA -- Wayne Simmonds scored in regulation and got the winning goal in a shootout to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-3 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday night. After the Flyers missed on their first two shootout attempts, Simmonds beat Mike Smith for the winner. Connor Murphy, Martin Erat and Tobias Rieder scored for the Coyotes. R.J. Umberger and Michael Del...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Simmonds gets shootout winner to lift Flyers past Coyotes

  Wayne Simmonds scored in regulation and got the winning goal in a shootout to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-3 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday night. After the Flyers missed on their first two shootout attempts, Simmonds beat Mike Smith for the winner. Connor Murphy, Martin Erat and Tobias Rieder scored for the Coyotes. R.J. Umberger and Michael Del Zotto also...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Zac Rinaldo suspended 8 games; nobody cares

Feels like this happened like three weeks ago, but it hasn’t even been a week. The NHL brought the hammer down on Monday, giving Rinaldo an 8-game suspension. Some think it’s right on the money, some think it’s not enough. No one has said it’s too many games, and if they do, it’s probably because they eat paper. As far as we’re concerned, it’s an okay length. The...
Via The Pensblog
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers: Zac Rinaldo has been suspended for eight games

View image | gettyimages.com Zac Rinaldo is a reckless player and I was hoping that his suspension was going to be longer than eight games. To be honest with you, I was hoping that Rinaldo was going to be suspended for 10 games.The Department of Players Safety has levied some stiff penalties in the last week. Chicago Blackhawks forward Daniel Carcillo was given a six-game suspension...
Via Goon's World
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jakub Voracek Uses Johnny Gaudreau As Hilarious Prop For Breakaway Challenge

After Ryan Johansen used a little kid for his Breakaway Challenge attempt, Jakub Voracek decided to use Johnny Gaudreau in a similar fashion. Gaudreau obviously looks much younger than everyone else there and was a really good sport about it. All of the players got a huge kick out of it too. Look at every […] The post Jakub Voracek Uses Johnny Gaudreau As Hilarious Prop For Breakaway...
Via Diehardsport
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers: A late midseason review

There's not too many names on the Philly honor roll, according to Mary Clarke's midseason report card. The post Philadelphia Flyers: A late midseason review appeared first on Along the Boards.
Via Along the Boards
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Voracek Living A Dream At The All Star Game

When you play hockey in your driveway or in the street in front of your house you dream about scoring the winning goal in the Stanley Cup final or maybe you dream about playing in the All Star Game. Flyers forward Jakub Voracek will be making his first NHL All Star appearance this weekend and for him it is something that he has dreamed about since he was a kid. ‘I am really excited...
Via Complete Philly Coverage
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers: Forward Zac Rinaldo on his game misconduct

In the post-game media scrum, Zac Rinaldo said, "I changed the whole game."I am going to predict that Zac Rinaldo will have the book thrown at him for his dirty hit on Kris Letang. I am going to say that he gets at least a 6-8 game suspension he deserves more. Rinaldo is a repeat offender so he "should" be suspended 10 games.I didn't intend to hurt Kris tonight. I'm very sorry I...
Via Goon's World
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Zac Rinaldo thinks he saved the Flyers season with brutal hit on Kris Letang

These are actual words that happened: #Flyers Zac Rinaldo told me after game that he might have saved the season by drilling Letang into boards. — Randy Miller (@RandyJMiller) January 21, 2015 ICYMI Zac Rinaldo did this to Letang’s face: Such a shame for so many reasons. Letang has has concussion problems in the past, and this probably won’t help. It is also a shame because...
Via The Pensblog
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Matchups: A big night for Sean Couturier and Flyer fans

Congrats to the Flyers. With the Penguins in town, this is one of the five games of the year Sean Couturier plays like a real NHL player. Lets take a look at how bad he is. PITTSBURGH, PA – FEBRUARY 20: Evgeni Malkin #71 of the Pittsburgh Penguins roughs up Sean Couturier #14 of the Philadelphia Flyers during the game at Consol Energy Center on February 20, 2013 in Pittsburgh...
Via The Pensblog
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Wall on Ice: Sean Couturier excels versus the league’s best

Since entering the NHL as an 18-year-old rookie, Sean Couturier has established himself as one of the premier defensive forwards in the game. His profile has grown season after season, and culminated in him finishing ninth in Selke voting at the end of last season. While a ninth-place finish in such a voting process may […] The post Wall on Ice: Sean Couturier excels versus the...
Via Along the Boards
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers Notes: Akeson Recalled From Phantoms; Timonen Still Not Cleared

The Flyers have recalled forward Jason Akeson from Lehigh Valley.  He will be a game time decision tonight against Buffalo based on the health of Matt Read. This could be the offensive spark the team is looking for after being shut out in two consecutive games.  They have not scored in a goal in over 144:00 of hockey. Akeson averages nearly a point per game with the Phantoms....
Via Complete Philly Coverage
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Gordon Shines for Lehigh Valley Against Former Team

Andrew Gordon was impressive against his former team the St. John’s IceCaps, AHL affiliate of the Winnipeg Jets, over the weekend as the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, prevailed 4-2 on Saturday and 6-2 on Sunday at Mile One Centre. Gordon was the only multi-goal scorer for Lehigh Valley, netting the winning goal Saturday and the first goal of...
Via Beyond The Benches
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Mason Out 2 Weeks for Flyers

Not only did the Flyers lose to Boston on Saturday afternoon, but they also lost goaltender Steve Mason for up to 2 weeks.  Mason suffered a lower body injury in the first period of the game against the Bruins. Mason missed some games in December due to an upper body injury.  He returned to form this week helping the Flyers to 2 wins. ‘Obviously he’s the No. 1 guy and we want...
Via Complete Philly Coverage
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Gross: Michael Del Zotto posts photo of gruesome neck injury

Regardless of what you did on New Year’s Eve, it’s safe to say your day was better than the one enjoyed by Michael Del Zotto. The Flyers defenseman was cut by a skate blade during his team’s game against the Colorado Avalanche. Del Zotto was forced to leave the game, but later returned sporting a nice row of stitches. If you were curious what the wound looked like, Del Zotto...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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