Flyers Playoff Gameday: ECQF Game 1 @ NYR

Eastern Conference Quarterfinal Game 1: Flyers @ Rangers

Hockey's true season has begun. The Philadelphia Flyers will look to take the first step toward a mild upset of the New York Rangers when the longtime rivals clash tonight at Madison Square Garden in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals.

Once the playoffs start, regular season records and even previous head-to-head meetings d

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Meltzer’s Musings: Line Matching, Team Stat Comparisons

LINE MATCHING MAY BE TOUGH VS. BLUESHIRTS

One of the difficulties of playing against the New York Rangers is the depth of talent throughout the New York lineup. The Flyers' first-round playoff opponent is not one against whom line matching is an especially effective strategy even in the games (three, four and six) in which Philly would have the last line change as the home team.

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Meltzer’s Musings: Post-Practice Updates, Gostisbehere Signs ELC

The Flyers conducted a brisk practice at the Skate Zone in Voorhees as they begin to prepare in earnest for Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Rangers at Madison Square Garden on Thursday night. The practice ran sufficiently long that both rinks at the Skate Zone were used, ala training camp.

Philadelphia practiced with the following lines:

Scott Hartnell - Claude

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Meltzer’s Musings: Regular Season Finale, Pre-Playoff Thoughts

FLYERS PULL OFF ONE FINAL REGULAR SEASON COMEBACK

Yesterday's regular season finale at the Wells Fargo Center had no bearing on the standings or playoff matchups, but that did not stop the Philadelphia Flyers from battling back from deficits of 4-1 and 5-4 to capture a point against the Carolina Hurricanes. The Canes won via shootout.

A pair of goals by Wayne Simmonds, including the game-ty

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Flyers Gameday: 4/13/14

FLYERS VS HURRICANES GAME PREVIEW (2:00 A.M. EDT)

In their final game of the 2013-14 regular season, the Philadelphia Flyers (42-30-9) will host the Carolina Hurricanes (35-35-11). Game time at the Wells Fargo Center is 3 p.m. EDT. The match will be televised locally on CSN Philly.

This is the fourth and final meeting between the teams this season. Historically, the Flyers have dominated the

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Flyers Gameday: 4/12/14 @ Pittsburgh

FLYERS @ PENGUINS GAME PREVIEW (2:00 A.M. EDT)

Looking to clinch third place in the Metropolitan Division, the Philadelphia Flyers (41-30-9) are in western Pennsylvania to take on the Pittsburgh Penguins (51-24-5) in the next-to-last game of the 2013-14 regular season. Game time is 3:00 p.m. EDT. The match will be televised nationally on NBC.

This is the fifth and final meeting of the season

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Meltzer’s Musings: Playing for Third, Gustafsson

FLYERS TO PLAY FOR THIRD IN METRO AFTER LATEST LOSS TO TAMPA

There are certain teams that give the Philadelphia Flyers fits. Philly seems to have perpetual trouble with the Tampa Bay Lightning, especially on the road. The Flyers always seem to be chasing the game against the Bolts, and the Lightning seem to convert a much higher percentage of their scoring chances in games against Philly.

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Flyers Gameday: 4/10/14 @ Tampa Bay

FLYERS VS. LIGHTNING GAME PREVIEW (10:00 A.M. EDT)

Needing a win to strengthen their tiebreaker-only hold on third place in the Metropolitan Division, the Philadelphia Flyers (41-29-9) face the much tougher half of their Sunshine State road trip when they take on the Tampa Bay Lightning (43-27-9). Game time is 7:30 p.m. EDT. The match will be televised locally on CSN Philly.

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Meltzer’s Musings: Four-Goal Second Period Propels Flyers to Playoffs

FOUR-GOAL SECOND PERIOD PROPELS FLYERS TO PLAYOFFS

The Philadelphia Flyers will be part of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Over the final three games of the regular season, the remaining questions will be whether the team can find a way to beat out the New York Rangers for home ice in a first-round matchup or, failing that, if the Flyers can hold off the Columbus Blue Jackets to finish in third

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Flyers Gameday: 4/8/14 @ Florida

FLYERS VS. PANTHERS GAME PREVIEW (2:00 P.M. EDT)

Looking for a win to clinch an Eastern Conference playoff spot and strengthen their push to finish in the top three in the Metropolitan Division, the Philadelphia Flyers (40-29-9) are in Sunrise, Fla., to take on the Florida Panthers (28-43-8). Game time is 7:30 p.m. EDT. The match will be televised locally on CSN Philly and nationally in the U.S

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