Sean Couturier is hoping for a strong finish to his breakout season. Couturier had two goals and an assist and the Philadelphia Flyers posted their fourth straight win and extended New Jersey's slide to a season-high six games with a 5-3 victory over the Devils on Saturday night. ''I just want to keep going the […]
Looking to work off the bye-week rust, head coach Dave Hakstol put his team through an up-tempo 45-minute practice. "We wanted to get our legs under us," captain Claude Giroux said. "We don't have time for mental mistakes Saturday. Ideally, the Flyers would like to mirror their effort and start from last Saturday's game against the St. Louis […]
The Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers combined for 10 power play goals this past week and it was evenly divided among the two teams. Evgeni Malkin, Phil Kessel and Sidney Crosby combined for 13 points this week. Kessel leads the NHL with 27
The Philadelphia Flyers have not been great this season, but one of the consistent bright spots has been the play of team captain Claude Giroux. This one came with a little bit of help from the backside of Blues defenseman Colton Parayko. Yeah, that is a butt goal.
New Flyers forward Tyrell Goulbourne had to overcome an unusual obstacle on his way to the NHL – a frozen toilet. Promoted from Lehigh Valley earlier this week, Goulborune was supposed to join the Flyers in time for their tilt with the Islanders on Thursday, but the weather had other plans. "I think I missed four flights," […]
Ryan Reaves can be quick to drop his gloves and start a timely fight to spark his team. With his gloves on, Reaves instead found another way to lift Pittsburgh with an opportune goal. Reaves had a rare goal and an assist, and the Penguins scored four times in the second period to beat the […]
Tuesday's night's 5-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins was all the proof you needed as the Flyers had a prime opportunity to pass up their cross-state rival in the wild-card standings, only to watch it come crashing down in a span of two minutes and 17 seconds when the Pens scored three unanswered goals (see […]
Depending upon how medical updates go, Tuesday could have been a rough game for both the Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers. Without knowing how cloudy or sunny injury news ends up being, the game itself went the Penguins’ way, in a big way. Riding a frenetic second period, the Penguins pummeled their cross-state rivals, beating […]
Chris Pronger has been called a lot of things in nearly 25 years in the NHL. "I might've been old school, but it doesn't mean I see the game that way," Pronger, now working in Florida's front office, said before to Thursday's Flyers-Panthers game. Engaging and at times intimidating, Pronger always seemed to have a […]
The Tampa Bay Lightning have relied on their prolific power play as a spark in amassing the best record in the NHL, but of late they've found a way to win without it. Tampa Bay went 13 power plays without a goal before getting a five-on-three score in the third period of a 3-1 win […]
The season that’s quickly become one to forget for Cam Atkinson of the Columbus Blue Jackets got even worse as The Athletic’s Aaron Portzline reports that the forward suffered a broken foot and will miss 4-6 weeks. Atkinson will have surgery Tuesday or Wednesday after blocking a Seth Jones shot during Saturday’s win over the Philadelphia Flyers.
The Philadelphia Flyers deserve credit for their patience during tough times, culminating with a six-game winning streak as a response to a 10-game skid. “We’re only behind x points” is a great way to avoid recklessly gutting a team, yet it may also provide false hope. Despite a late surge, the Flyers fell 4-2 to […]