FINAL: 2-5 VANCOUVER STARTING LINEUPS: PHILADELPHIA FLYERS Forwards GIROUX-COUTURIER-VORACEK WEAL-PATRICK-SIMMONDS RAFFL-FILPPULA-KONECNY LEIER-LAUGHTON-LEHTERA Defensemen PROVOROV-HAGG MANNING-GOSTISBEHERE SANHEIM-ALT Goalie NEUVIRTH (ELLIOTT) Top Scorer JAKUB VORACEK (25 POINTS) VANCOUVER CANUCKS Forwards D. SEDIN-H. SEDIN-VIRTANEN BAERTSCHI-HORVAT-BOESER GAUNCE-SUTTER-GAGNER ERIKSSON-GRANLUND-VANEK Defensemen EDLER-POULIOT DEL ZOTTO-BIEGA HUTTON-GUDBRANSON Goalie MARKSTROM (NILSSON) Top Scorers BOESNER (17 POINTS) FIRST PERIOD Giroux, Couturier and Voracek […]Read more "Instant Analysis: Flyers Lack Passion in Lifeless Loss to Vancouver"
Who would have thought? Who would have thought Taylor Leier would be this darn good. I mean it makes people want to do the, “Twist and Shout,” by the Isley Brothers, and later sung by The Beatles. Leier is really showing the Philadelphia Flyers top brass that there is a reason to remain patient within […]Read more "With “Honey Bees” thriving, does Flyers Taylor Leier Deserve A Promotion?"
With 5:58 remaining in the second period, Nolan Patrick scored to break the secondary forward scoring drought. The drought lasted for a total of two weeks to the day. As the last Flyers goal scored by a forward not name Giroux, Voracek, or Couturier, was Dale Weise against the Avalanche, two Saturday’s ago. Patrick scored […]Read more "Five Flyers Observations: Nolan Patrick breaks the secondary streak"
The Philadelphia Flyers was suffering from the injury bug the past few weeks. Like most teams they had to overcome adversity. Moreover, the way this young Flyers team has overcome this type of adversity in the early going has been quite impressive. The orange and black currently sit with a record of 8-8-3, but are only […]Read more "Flyers Weekly Mailbag: Your Questions, Our Answers"
1st Period Highlights Around two minutes in, Voracek scores off of a Sean Couturier rebound, wraps it around Trouba and beats Hellebuyck to his right. Coots and G get the assists, Flyers up 1-0 4:33, Dustin Byfuglien gets two minutes for a trip. 42 seconds later, Couturier finishes a rebound from Simmonds off a shot […]Read more "Flyers vs Jets recap: Hey, It Could Have Been Worse!"
The Philadelphia Flyers needed a dose of good news before tonight’s game against the Winnipeg Jets. Of course, by now everyone knows the orange and black haven’t scored a goal in the last 159 minutes. Well, they received a dose of good fortune from Head Coach Dave Hakstol, as he tells reporters young phenom Nolan […]Read more "Flyers get a much needed Boost as young Phenom Nolan Patrick returns to Lineup"
Well, here we are. Eighteen games into the season and the Flyers have hit a wall. No, I’m not talking about just Devon Dubnyk. I’m talking about the fact that the Flyers have lost 8 games this year, and of those 8 loses, 5 of them were shutouts. I mean, come on guys! You’re handing […]Read more "Why Cries for a Danick Martel Flyers Call-Up Will Go Unanswered"
When the Flyers beat the Blackhawks last Thursday, the first line controlled the game and dominated the Blackhawks. The top line showed their dominance by being the only Flyers forwards on the score sheet. Now, just two games later, they too are struggling to score. After Saturday’s shutout loss to the Wild in Philadelphia, Coach […]Read more "Five Flyers Observations: The absence of goal scoring, Penalty Kill prominence & more"
Both teams coming in off the first game of the home and home in Philadelphia Saturday. The Flyers look for revenge in Minnesota after the Wild shut them out in Philadelphia. he Wild look to continue their strong play and extend their win streak to 3. Flyers Lineup Giroux – Couturier – Voracek Weise – […]Read more "Minnesota run wild and shutout a battling Flyers team 3-0"
In the first 2 weeks of the season, the Flyers were being led by depth scoring and consistent scoring from all lines. Now, a month later, all the Flyers offense is coming from the 1st line only. The 1st line, Giroux-Couturier-Voracek, have been leading the Flyers in the goal scoring department since the depth scoring […]Read more "Flyers make changes to middle lines in order to boost secondary scoring"