Meltzer’s Musings: Flyers Collapse in Shootout Loss; Phantoms Win and More

FLYERS-CANADIENS WRAPUP: FLYERS SUFFER EPIC COLLAPSE IN 3RD

The Philadelphia Flyers got their first point of the 2014-15 season but it was hardly something in which the club could take any satisfaction. After building a 3-0 lead on the Montreal Canadiens through two dominant periods, the Flyers utterly collapsed in the final period of the game and went on to lose in a shootout, 4-3.

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Better News on Coburn

As dire as things sounded Thursday night when Flyers general manager Ron Hextall said that it appeared Braydon Coburn was going to miss a decent amount of games, the news got better on Friday.

Hextall told reporters that Coburn's injury does not appear to be as serious as presumed, based on initial reports. The Flyers defenseman still has to see a specialist on Monday.

Coburn is on crutches,

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Meltzer’s Musings: Too Many Trips to Comeback Well, Coburn, Pronger & More

TOO MANY TRIPS TO COMEBACK WELL: FLYERS FALL 6-4 TO NEW JERSEY

What started out as a dreadfully dull home opener at the Wells Fargo Center turned into a wild game between the Philadelphia Flyers and New Jersey Devils. Ultimately, the Flyers suffered one letdown too many before an empty net goal sealed a 6-4 win for New Jersey.

After falling behind 3-0 early in the second period, the Flyers r

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Flyers Gameday: 10/9/14 vs. NJ; Flyers-Bruins Wrapup and More

GAMEDAY PREVIEW: FLYERS VS. DEVILS

Coming off a 2-1 opening night regulation loss in Boston, the Philadelphia Flyers (0-1-0) are right back in action on Thursday night. Head coach Craig Berube's club will take on the New Jersey Devils (0-0-0) in the regular season opener at the Wells Fargo Center.

Game time is 7 p.m. EDT. The game will be televised locally on CSN Philadelphia.

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Meltzer’s Musings: Simmonds, Opening Night Lines, Jones and More

SIMMONDS IN WALKING BOOT

According to reports from CSN Philadelphia and other local outlets, Flyers assistance captain Wayne Simmonds is still sporting a walking boot on his left foot as a result of taking a puck off his foot in last Tuesday's preseason game against the New York Rangers. With each passing day, it becomes less and less likely that the power forward will be ready to play on openi

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