“We really got up for this game,” goaltender Brian Elliott explained after the Flyers 3-0 victory against Pittsburgh Tuesday night. “Got up” was a drastic understatement by Elliott, who recorded his first shutout of the season. Last night, Philadelphia fans witnessed one of the most complete performances by the Flyers this season. With and without […]Read more "Flyers’ defense stepped in a big way against the Pens"
No matter the price of admission or the Flyers’ place in the standings, the battle of Pennsylvania consistently fills Wells Fargo Center. Whenever the Penguins come to town, the nostalgia of the brutality of this rivalry becomes the talk of the town. As times have changed and the franchises don’t turn into blood baths any […]Read more "Brian Elliott shines as Flyers Blank Penguins"
The Philadelphia Flyers announced the latest in a growing line of roster moves that impact the lower lines. 21-year old German Rubstov has been called up from the Lehigh Valley Phantoms after a fairly stable opening half to the season, posting 12 points in 28 games. This move comes at an interesting time given that […]Read more "Instant analysis: Flyers call up a former first-round pick"
The Flyers play host to the Canadiens tonight in a winnable game against a struggling Habs team. Looking to make it three straight wins, Philly is starting to heat up at the right time. But just because the odds favor the orange and black, it doesn’t mean that this will be a walk in the […]Read more "Game preview: Flyers looking to stay hot against ailing Canadiens"
The Flyers ended their post-holiday Western trip with a stop in Raleigh, NC to take on the Carolina Hurricanes. While they managed to collect a point from this game, they weren’t able to tally this one up as a win. Part of this loss is on the team, but some other factors that came into […]Read more "Game recap: Flyers hit by Hurricane on their way back home"
“Be a F***ing Flyer” In his first season as the head coach of the Philadelphia Flyers, Alain Vigneault has brought that new mantra into the locker room. Throughout his coaching career, AV has picked up two conference championships, one in each the East and West. Just like fellow ex-Rangers coach and team USA icon Herb […]Read more "Flyers’ strong start to the season is par for the course for Vigneault"
“It was a very bad game altogether,” coach Alain Vigneault said. “I’ve got nothing positive really to say about one player tonight. That hasn’t happened to me very often this year.” That about sums up last night’s horrific 6-1 loss to the San Jose Sharks. But, now onto the next. In an attempt to bounce […]Read more "Philadelphia Flyers Seek to Rebound Against Anaheim Ducks"
Since getting swept on a three-game western road trip, the Philadelphia Flyers (19-11-5) surged out of their slump to a four-game win streak. They look to move their unbeaten stretch to five as they start a west coast trip Saturday night. Philadelphia will make their first stop in San Jose to face the Sharks (16-20-3). […]Read more "Philadelphia Flyers look to avoid being Shark Bait to start road trip"
Since getting swept on a three-game western road trip, the Philadelphia Flyers (19-11-5) head north of the border to face the Ottawa Senators (15-18-3) Saturday night. Coverage will be at 6:30 p.m. with puck drop scheduled for 7 p.m. on NBC Sports Philadelphia. Philadelphia is -130 puck drop favorites with the over/under set at 6 […]Read more "Flyers go north of the Border to face Ottawa"
The Flyers entered their three-game, five-day road trip, sizzling hot. Philadelphia was clicking on all cylinders, winning six of their last seven and picking up points in 16 of their last 19 games. Sitting atop the top three in the Metropolitan division, an identity was quickly forming, and the Flyers looked unstoppable. Playoffs were growing […]Read more "After a crazy weekend, the Philadelphia Flyers Look to Regroup at Home"