Emery Needs Help Today

Reading the comments out there coming off Game 1 of this Flyers-Rangers series and going into Game 2, there seems to be a perception that Ray Emery cost the Flyers the game.

What remains amazing to me is that it was 1-1 in the third period when the Flyers were being so badly outplayed. Emery gave them a chance.

When you don't get offensive draws, when there is no forecheck, no setup and mos

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Flyers Playoff Gameday: ECQF Game 2 @ NYR

Eastern Conference Quarterfinal Game 2: Flyers @ Rangers

Needing a win to achieve a split of two games at Madison Square Garden, the Philadelphia Flyers will take on the New York Rangers in Game Two of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series. Game time is noon eastern. The match will be televised nationally in the United States on NBC and across Canada on TSN.

On Thursday, the Flyers ha

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Meltzer’s Musings: Adjustments Start With Skating, Phantoms Finale

Key Adjustments for Game Two: It Starts with Skating and Puck Pursuit

Throughout the 2013-14 season, the Philadelphia Flyers were a Jekyll and Hyde team. Much of the root cause of the difference between the team that knocked off a series of top contenders and the struggling version could be found in the game's three most fundamental elements: skating, puck pursuit and possession.

From his v

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Meltzer’s Musings: The Good, Bad and Ugly as Flyers Drop Game 1

The Philadelphia Flyers dropped the first game of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series with the New York Rangers, losing 4-1 at Madison Square Garden. Special teams failures and discipline lapses proved to be the Flyers' undoing, along with Philly's inability to get pucks behind the New York defense and set up a forecheck.

The game entered the third period tied at 1-1 before the Rangers

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