Flyers-Habs Wrapup: Unable to Cling to Lead, Flyers Settle for One Point

The Philadelphia Flyers were unable to nurse a 1-0 lead through the latter half of a fast-paced game at the Bell Centre in Montreal and settled for one point in a 2-1 overtime loss to the Canadiens on Tuesday night. Coupled with the Boston Bruins' regulation loss to the Dallas Stars, the Flyers inched to eight points back in the race for the final wildcard spot in the Eastern Conference.

The Fl

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Flyers Gameday: 2/10/15 @ MTL

PREVIEW: FLYERS @ CANADIENS

In the second match of a four-game road trip, Craig Berube's Philadelphia Flyers (23-22-8) are in Quebec to take on Michel Therrien's Montreal Canadiens (34-15-3) on Tuesday night. Game time at the Bell Centre is 7:30 p.m. EST. The game will be televised locally on CSN Philadelphia.

This is the third and final meeting of the season between the teams this season. O

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Meltzer’s Musings: Mason, LeClair/Desjardins Trade 20 Years Later

HOW MUCH IS TOO MUCH FOR MASON?

The 2014-15 season has been a frustrating one for both the Philadelphia Flyers and starting goaltender Steve Mason. The 26-year-old netminder has played brilliantly when he's been able to stay in the lineup but has now had three significant injuries -- two of which came about under seemingly innocuous circumstances -- in seven weeks.

On Dec. 19, Mason appeare

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Gameday Wrapup: Flyers Stonewall Caps, 3-1, Lose Mason Again

FLYERS STONEWALL CAPS, 3-1, LOSE MASON AGAIN

The Philadelphia Flyers played perhaps their best defensive game of the season as they defeated the Washington Capitals, 3-1, at the Verizon Center on Sunday afternoon.

Despite a 6-to-1 disparity in power plays in Washington's favor, the Flyers outshot the Capitals, 25-14 for the game. Philadelphia played an outstanding game without the puck, wit

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Flyers Gameday: 2/8/15 vs. WSH

PREVIEW: FLYERS @ CAPITALS

Beginning a four-game road trip, Craig Berube's Philadelphia Flyers (22-22-8) are in the District of Columbia on Sunday afternoon to take on Barry Trotz's Washington Capitals (28-15-10). Game time at the Verizon Center is 3:00 p.m. EST. The game will be televised locally on CSN Philadelphia and nationally on NHL Network.

This is the third of four meetings between t

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Meltzer’s Musings: VandeVelde Seems Like a Lindbergh Award Shoo-in

The annual Pelle Lindbergh Memorial Award is voted on by the Flyers players and given to the teammate who has been the club's most improved player that season. The award commemorates the process by which the late Swedish goaltender recovered from a horrific second NHL season to win the Vezina Trophy, a Hart Trophy finalist spot and backstop the Flyers to the Stanley Cup Final in the 1984-85 playof

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Timonen, Hextall Transcript on His Return

Here is the complete Kimmo Timonen transcript from the Flyers regarding his return to the ice:

Kimmo Timonen Press Conference

Flyers D Kimmo Timonen

Ron Hextall: “Hi guys. I’m sure you have all heard now we are here to announce that Kimmo is going to skate tomorrow morning with the intent of coming back and resuming his career.”

Start with from the last time, what was it you

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Flyers Unable To Pull Out Homestand Finale, Timonen Cleared to Skate

FLYERS END HOMESTAND WITH 9 POINTS, LAMENT ONE THAT GOT AWAY

The Philadelphia Flyers concluded a five-game homestand on Thursday night with a 3-2 shootout loss to the New York Islanders at the Wells Fargo Center. Philadelphia finished the homestand with nine of 10 possible points.

Nevertheless, the team was unhappy about not coming away with a win against the Islanders after holding a 2-0 le

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Flyers Gameday: 2/5/15 vs. NYI

PREVIEW: FLYERS VS. ISLANDERS

Completing a five-game homestand, Craig Berube's Philadelphia Flyers (22-22-7) host Jack Capuano's New York Islanders (32-17-1) at the Wells Fargo Center on Thursday night. Game time is 7:00 p.m. EST. The game will be televised on CSN Philadelphia.

This is the third of four meetings between the teams this season, and the first of two in Philadelphia. On Nov. 24

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Meltzer’s Musings: Home Ice, Cousins

ANATOMY OF A HOME ICE ADVANTAGE

Much has been written and said lately about the steep difference between the Flyers' record -- and the related team stats that accompany it -- at home and on the road this season.

There have been hiccups along the way, but the Flyers have been a pretty good home team this season. The club's home record of 15-7-3 isn't elite -- ranking 13th among the NHL's 30

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