PREVIEW: FLYERS @ JETS
Looking for back-to-back wins to start an eight-game road trip, the Philadelphia Flyers (12-14-6) are in Manitoba to take on the Winnipeg Jets (17-10-6) on Sunday night. Game time is 9:00 p.m. EST. The game will be televised on The Comcast Network Philadelphia.
This is the first of two meetings between the teams this season, and the lone game in Winnipeg. They will rem
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PREVIEW: FLYERS VS. MAPLE LEAFS
Opening an eight-game road trip that will take the club into early January, the Philadelphia Flyers (11-14-6) are in Ontario to take on the Toronto Maple Leafs (19-10-3) on Saturday night. Game time is 7:00 p.m. EST. The game will be televised on CSN Philadelphia and on the CBC in Canada.
This is the first of three meetings between the teams this season. They
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What was to have been a routine practice before the team traveled to Toronto for the first game of an eight-game road trip turned ugly for the Philadelphia Flyers. Starting goaltender Steve Mason, whose play has been one of the few bright spots on the team, went down with an injury.
According to the reporters at practice in Voorhees -- with the Flyers' homestand concluded, I am in transit tod
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FLYERS FINISH FIVE-POINT HOMESTAND WITH A SHOOTOUT LOSS TO FLORIDA, 2-1
In a game that largely similar to Tuesday's low-energy, low-scoring affair that ended in a 3-1 loss to Tampa Bay, the Philadelphia Flyers managed to take one point from a 2-1 shootout loss to the Florida Panthers. The Flyers finished their four-game homestand with a 2-1-1 record; a bit of a disappointment after the club sta
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PREVIEW: FLYERS VS. PANTHERS
Looking to close out a four-game homestand with three wins, the Philadelphia Flyers (11-14-5) play host to the pesky Florida Panthers (13-8-8) 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 and final meeting between the teams this season. On Nov. 1 in Sunrise, the Flyers n
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The Flyers held an optional practice on Wednesday at the Skate Zone in Voorhees, NJ. Flyers head coach Craig Berube said he made it an optional because he saw the team's energy drop in last night's 3-1 loss to Tampa Bay and it was not for lack of players trying to dig deep. Actually, Berube said he felt both the Flyers and Lightning lacked energy and it was a rather boring game.
Eight players p
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Tampa Not Too Tired To Stifle Flyers, 3-1
The Philadelphia Flyers did not play terribly against the Tampa Bay Lightning in a 3-1 loss at the Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday night. However, they simply did not generate nearly enough speed through the neutral zone, get enough shots in quantity or quality or win enough 50-50 puck battles to win a tight-checking game.
The Bolts, playing for the th
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PREVIEW: FLYERS VS. LIGHTNING
With a 3-0-2 record over their last five games and looking to win their third straight game on a four-game homestand, the Philadelphia Flyers (11-13-5) will play host to the Tampa Bay Lightning (19-10-3) at the Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday night. Game time is 7:00 p.m. EST. The game will be televised on CSN Philadelphia.
Prior to the start of the game, there wi
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FLYERS FACE TOUGH TEST ON TUESDAY
The Philadelphia Flyers have won back-to-back games for the first time since early November. They've won three of their last four games and have a 3-0-2 record over their last five. Philly has also outscored its first two opponents by a combined 9-2 score in the first two games of the Flyers' current four-game homestand. Philly now has an 8-4-2 home record this
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Good news for Flyers fans.
Craig Berube's team jumped four percentage points in the playoff chance. That is, Sportsclubstats.com now ranks the Flyers chances at post-season play at 18%, following Saturday's 5-1 rout of Carolina.
People keep asking me whether it wouldn't be better for the Flyers to simply "tank" the season and try for a home run in the draft.
Anyone who knows Ed Snider _
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