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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Meltzer’s Musings: Workload, Goalie Home Ice Edge, Raffl and More

POST-PRACTICE UPDATES: FEB. 3

After taking an off-day on Monday, the Flyers resumed practice on Tuesday at the Skate Zone in Voorhees. The Metropolitan Division leading New York Islanders come to town on Thursday.

The Flyers featured a new line at Tuesday's practice, as Scott Laughton centered a line with Ryan White on left wing and Wayne Simmonds on right wing. Laughton should be a go for T

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Meltzer’s Musings: Del Zotto, Flyers Greatest Number 12

DEL ZOTTO ROLLERCOASTER SEASON BACK ON UPSWING

The 2014-15 season has been a strange ride for Flyers defenseman Michael Del Zotto, filled with rather extreme lows and highs. Of late, things have been going well both for him and for the team. He carries a six-game point streak, including similarly nifty goals in back-to-back games in which he hit the long-side corner from the bottom of left cir

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Mason Authors 30-Save Shutout, A Look Inside the February Schedule

Over the course of the team's current four-game winning streak book-ending the NHL All-Star break, the Philadelphia Flyers have done something that has been elusive for them for much of the season: win games by a variety of different means.

Heading into the break, the Flyers won a 3-2 game against Pittsburgh that was emotional, penalty-laden and fight-filled. They returned from the break one we

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Flyers Gameday: 1/31/15 vs. TOR, Phantoms, Prospect Updates, Mason

PREVIEW: FLYERS VS. MAPLE LEAFS

Playing the fourth match of a five-game homestand, Craig Berube's Philadelphia Flyers (21-22-7) host Peter Horachek's Toronto Maple Leafs (22-24-4) 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 second of three meetings between the teams this season, and the lone game in Phil

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Meltzer’s Musings:Mason’s Maturity, New Pads a No-Go, Post-Practice Updates

MASON'S MATURITY SHINED IN WIN AGAINST WINNIPEG

There is a good reason why young goaltenders generally take longer to develop than their counterparts who play forward or defense. Being a consistently successful goaltender, especially at the NHL level, requires not only assembling an array of different physical components like a jigsaw puzzle but also clearing mental and emotional hurdles.

W

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Flyers Shoot Down Jets, 5-2

FLYERS SHOOT DOWN JETS, 5-2

The Wells Fargo Center has been a home sweet home to the Philadelphia Flyers for the majority of the 2014-15 season. On Thursday night, the Flyers skated to a 5-2 win on home ice against a Winnipeg Jets team that entered the night with the NHL's best road record.

The win was Philadelphia's third straight on a five-game homestand bookending the All-Star break. For

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Flyers Gameday: 1/29/15 vs. WPG

PREVIEW: FLYERS VS. JETS

Playing the third match of a five-game homestand, Craig Berube's Philadelphia Flyers (20-22-7) host Paul Maurice's Winnipeg Jets (26-15-8) 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 second and final meeting of the season between the inter-conference teams and the lone game in Ph

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Flyers Post-Practice Updates, Timonen, Injury Updates

Coming off of Tuesday night's 4-3 shootout win over the Arizona Coyotes, the Philadelphia Flyers conducted a regular practice session at the Skate Zone in Voorhees, NJ on Wednesday. The Winnipeg Jets come to town on Thursday night.

Flyers defenseman Nick Schultz took a maintenance day off from practice. He is expected to play against the Jets.

With flu-riddled Michael Raffl still not ready

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Flyers Erase Early Deficit, Down Coyotes 4-3 via Shootout

Flyers Erase Early Deficit, Down Coyotes 4-3 via Shootout

It was far from the ideal way to start their first game after the All-Star break, but the Philadelphia Flyers stormed back to overcome an early 2-0 deficit and defeat the Arizona Coyotes 4-3 via shootout at the Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday night.

Philadelphia found itself trailing by a pair of goals just 5:50 into the first period. F

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