The 29-year-old O’Neill stepped onto the ice at Scottrade Center in St. Louis 4,198 days after his name was called in the seventh round of the 2006 Draft by the Atlanta Thrashers. At 29, Will O’Neill played in his first NHL game tonight and helped #Flyers stun Blues.
For the majority of professional hockey players at the highest level, that first NHL game is the rest stop off the interstate. Thursday night in St. Louis – as O'Neill made his NHL debut in the Flyers' 2-0 win – at the corner of Clark and 14th Streets may as well have been the parking lot at […]
As Artem Anisimov's power-play rebound found its way into the Philadelphia Flyers net on Wednesday night the United Center erupted, drowning out the sound of the massive burden dropping from the Blackhawks' shoulders. "It's the big weight lifted off your shoulders," said Cody Franson, whose shot led to that goal.
1. The power play finally gets one. The Flyers gave them enough opportunities – the Blackhawks went on their fourth power play before the midway point of the second period. Getting any goals lately has been a chore for the Blackhawks so scoring two in 20 seconds gave them a boost of much-needed energy.
Player of the Night: Cory Schneider Whether you spell the name Corey or Cory, it was a great night for the few goalies with that specific name. This post already spotlighted Corey Crawford, who made 35 saves to shut out the Philadelphia Flyers in the
Heading into Wednesday’s game, Corey Crawford‘s hot start to 2017-18 might have been slipping under the radar. The Philadelphia Flyers are probably painfully aware now, if they weren’t already. Crawford was dazzling on Wednesday, stopping all 35 shots on goal as the Chicago Blackhawks won 3-0.
With Philadelphia Flyers at Chicago Blackhawks winding down (stream here), NBCSN’s doubleheader closes out with an interesting test as the Nashville Predators visit the San Jose Sharks. The Western Conference’s last two Stanley Cup Final representatives
The Philadelphia Flyers are hurting, and not just in terms of their pride after being the first team to lose to the Arizona Coyotes this season. In some ways, that sounds a little worse than it might be, as the Flyers’ road trip only lasts two games (at Blackhawks on Wednesday, then visiting the Blues […]
Mark Alt has become the fire extinguisher behind the glass case that says: Break in the event of an emergency. Alt, like everyone else, believed Morin was healthy enough to play. "That's what everybody thought," Alt said. "A little bit of a surprise this morning.
After Shayne Gostisbehere left Saturday night's 4-2 win over the Maple Leafs with an upper-body injury, the Flyers could be in jeopardy of losing two key defensemen in the span of a week. The Flyers did not have an update on the third-year defenseman Sunday but did recall defenseman Samuel Morin from the Phantoms. Flyers […]
It looks like nothing but an injury will come from the hit that Toronto Maple Leafs forward Leo Komarov delivered on Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere during Saturday’s 4-2 Philly win. There was no penalty on the play during the contest itself, and David Isaac of the Courier Post reports that the hit will not […]
The Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday, doing so without defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere for the entire third period. The Flyers announced at the beginning of the final period that Gostisbehere would not return because of an upper-body injury, forcing an already young Philadelphia blue line down to five skaters for the duration. […]