Meltzer’s Musings: Playing for Third, Gustafsson

FLYERS TO PLAY FOR THIRD IN METRO AFTER LATEST LOSS TO TAMPA

There are certain teams that give the Philadelphia Flyers fits. Philly seems to have perpetual trouble with the Tampa Bay Lightning, especially on the road. The Flyers always seem to be chasing the game against the Bolts, and the Lightning seem to convert a much higher percentage of their scoring chances in games against Philly.

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Flyers Gameday: 4/10/14 @ Tampa Bay

FLYERS VS. LIGHTNING GAME PREVIEW (10:00 A.M. EDT)

Needing a win to strengthen their tiebreaker-only hold on third place in the Metropolitan Division, the Philadelphia Flyers (41-29-9) face the much tougher half of their Sunshine State road trip when they take on the Tampa Bay Lightning (43-27-9). Game time is 7:30 p.m. EDT. The match will be televised locally on CSN Philly.

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Meltzer’s Musings: Four-Goal Second Period Propels Flyers to Playoffs

FOUR-GOAL SECOND PERIOD PROPELS FLYERS TO PLAYOFFS

The Philadelphia Flyers will be part of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Over the final three games of the regular season, the remaining questions will be whether the team can find a way to beat out the New York Rangers for home ice in a first-round matchup or, failing that, if the Flyers can hold off the Columbus Blue Jackets to finish in third

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Flyers Gameday: 4/8/14 @ Florida

FLYERS VS. PANTHERS GAME PREVIEW (2:00 P.M. EDT)

Looking for a win to clinch an Eastern Conference playoff spot and strengthen their push to finish in the top three in the Metropolitan Division, the Philadelphia Flyers (40-29-9) are in Sunrise, Fla., to take on the Florida Panthers (28-43-8). Game time is 7:30 p.m. EDT. The match will be televised locally on CSN Philly and nationally in the U.S

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Why Can’t Flyers Admit Punishment Was Correct?

Judging from the reaction out there in Twitter and other sites, I don't think there are many Flyer fans or hockey fans, in general, who feel Zac Rinaldo was tagged with something he didn't deserve.

A 4-game suspension for a deliberate head shot against Chad Ruhwedel. Those four games carry through the remainder of the regular season.

Had there been six games left, I think Rinaldo would hav

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