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Post-game Perspective: Del Zotto contributes significantly

Photo Courtesy of Kate Frese PHILADELPHIA - It's always a terrific feeling to score a game-winning goal in a tense, high-stakes divisional game. It's even better to do so against a team that had cast you away just a year ago. Michael Del Zotto got to experience that feeling Tuesday, scoring his fourth game-winner of the season against his former Rangers team just 1:19 into the...
Via Flyerdelphia
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Future Flyers Report: Phantoms fighting for playoff spot

This week's Future Flyers Report features a two-assist game for a 2014 pick, as well as slow weeks for both affiliates in the Lehigh Valley and Berks County. Find out how your future Flyers fared this week, and what's coming up this weekend. Juniors: Travis Sanheim and Radel Fazleev were active in two games, as the Calgary Hitmen won two games against Seattle and Portland....
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Flyers Trade Kimmo Timonen To Chicago

The Philadelphia Flyers traded defenseman Kimmo Timonen on Friday night to the Chicago Blackhawks.  In return the Flyers will receive a 2015 second round draft pick and a conditional draft pick in 2016 based on how far the Blackhawks advance and how much Timonen plays during the playoffs. Timonen has missed the entire season so far due to blood clots found last summer in his legs...
Via Complete Philly Coverage
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers trade defenseman Kimmo Timonen

Philadelphia Flyers fans have been rejoicing in recent weeks. Their star veteran defenseman Kimmo Timonen was set to return to the lineup after being sidelined since last season’s Stanley Cup playoffs with blood clots in his leg and lungs. Many speculated that these blood clots and increasing age (Timonen will turn 40 on March 18) would force Timonen to retire, while others wondered...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks acquire veteran D Timonen from Flyers for picks

  The Chicago Blackhawks acquired defenseman Kimmo Timonen from Philadelphia on Friday for a 2015 second-round draft pick and a conditional 2016 fourth-rounder. Timonen is set to return after being sidelined all season because of blood clots discovered in his leg and lungs last summer. The 39-year-old native of Finland has been expected to retire after this season, although the...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers trade Timonen to the Windy City

  View image | gettyimages.com Flyers general manger Ron Hextall has announced veteran defenseman Kimmo Timonen has been dealt to the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for a 2015 second round pick and a conditional pick in 2016. Timonen was set to make his season debut tomorrow night as the Flyers take on the New York Rangers at the Wells Fargo Center. He has missed the entire...
Via Flyerdelphia
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs Nazem Kadri Brutally Dives When Wayne Simmonds Tosses Broken Stick

Philadelphia Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds was frustrated that he broke his stick and he spiked it on the ground. Part of the broken shaft bounced up and over Maple Leafs forward Nazem Kadri’s head, but he took a brutal dive trying to draw a penalty. Pretty sad since the stick wasn’t close to his face. The post Maple Leafs Nazem Kadri Brutally Dives When Wayne Simmonds Tosses...
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Looking on the bright side for the Philadelphia Flyers

Even if the Flyers don't make the playoffs, the season wouldn't be a total waste, writes Mary Clarke. A lot of good has happened this year, and there seems to be a lot of positive things coming down the pipeline for Philadelphia in the seasons to come. The post Looking on the bright side for the Philadelphia Flyers appeared first on Along the Boards.
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers: Reviewing loss to Carolina Hurricanes

In the midst of a playoff push, the Philadelphia Flyers left Carolina without points. Claude Giroux and the Flyers were not on top of their game and were bullied by the Canes. Carolina ended the game up four goals to one. From start to finish, the Flyers seemed sloppy and idle. Only a few real shots were created by Philadelphia in the first period. Their only goal of the game came...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Flyers can still make the playoffs; here’s how …

Believe it or not, the Flyers are only three points out of the final wild-card spot. Richard Welenc lays out what they must to do make the playoffs. The post The Flyers can still make the playoffs; here’s how … appeared first on Along the Boards.
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Philadelphia Flyers Truly a Playoff Caliber Team?

TopSportsReport’s lead NHL writer, Tyler Jones, wrote a comprehensive NHL power rankings article that includes the usual rankings, as well as notes on each team’s deadline options.  This comes specifically before the trade deadline, as it is an important mid-season date, making it a fantastic time to evaluate where each team currently stands. Check out where Jones ranks Claude...
Via TopSportsReport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers blue line, deadline dilemma: Part 2

ATB's Alexander Appleyard continues his evaluation of the Philadelphia Flyers' defensive corps in regards to their potential trade deadline status. The post Philadelphia Flyers blue line, deadline dilemma: Part 2 appeared first on Along the Boards.
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers top Caps with goal late in third

On the 35th anniversary of the “Miracle on Ice” game between the Soviet Union and US in the 1980 Olympics, the Philadelphia Flyers and Washington Capitals showed off in a Sunday matinee. The Flyers came into the game with a record of 25-23-11 and 4 points outside an Eastern Conference Playoff spot. Meanwhile, the Capitals came into the game with a record of 33-18-10, sitting...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Chimera drops Zac Rinaldo with nasty uppercut (GIF)

Washington Capitals left winger Jason Chimera dropped Philadelphia Flyers center Zac Rinaldo with an uppercut to the face during the second period of Sunday's game at the Wells Fargo Center.Chimera delivered the short right hand that dropped Rinaldo to his knees after they got tangled up near the Flyers bench.Chimera was given five minutes for fighting and two minutes for roughing...
Via Holdout Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Zac Rinaldo Eats A Brutal Uppercut From Jason Chimera

The Capitals and Flyers are facing off in the early installment of Hockey Day in America on Sunday, and Zac Rinaldo isn’t exactly having a great day at the office. The Flyers tough guy got tangled up with Jason Chimera almost midway through the second period in Philly and ended up taking a nasty uppercut Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers send Predators on rare losing streak

PHILADELPHIA -- Something about playing the league's top team helped Wayne Simmonds and the Flyers to focus. Simmonds had a goal in regulation and the shootout to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 3-2 shootout victory over the Nashville Predators on Saturday. Ryan White also scored in regulation for Philadelphia, which improved to 3-7 in shootouts this season. "Unfortunately, we...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers sign defenseman Nick Schultz to multiyear contract extension

  The Philadelphia Flyers have signed defenseman Nick Schultz to a multiyear contract extension. Terms were not announced. Schultz has two goals and 13 points in 55 games for the Flyers this season. He has already recorded his highest point total in a season since 2010-11, when he had 17 points Schultz originally signed with the Flyers as a free agent on July 2, 2014. He previously...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers won’t overpay at trade deadline

Every year, the trade deadline rolls around. And every year, it’s fun to speculate just who the Philadelphia Flyers might be after. This year, with the team making a sudden push for the playoffs – they sit five points out of the final Wild Card spot – it seems like a slam dunk that the […] The post Flyers won’t overpay at trade deadline appeared first on Two Pad Stack.
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers recall Rob Zepp, send Stolarz back to AHL

When Philadelphia Flyers starting goaltender Steve Mason went down due to a knee injury, they had nowhere else to turn for a backup to Ray Emery, so they called up youngster Anthony Stolarz. The 21-year-old did not play at all in his stint with the Flyers as GM Ron Hextall admitted that he was not ready to play in the NHL but he was the only healthy goaltender that was ready in the...
Via Total Sports Live
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Mason out; Flyers might be screwed

This might be the end of the road for the Philadelphia Flyers in 2014-15. Hanging on by a thread, sitting nine points out of a playoff spot as we near the midway point of February, the Flyers have been dealt a huge blow: Steve Mason will undergo knee surgery to deal with a problematic right […] The post Steve Mason out; Flyers might be screwed appeared first on Two Pad Stack.
Via Two Pad Stack
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Steve Mason to undergo knee surgery

There is not so good news to report out of the Philadelphia Flyers camp and that is goalie Steve Mason will undergo surgery on his problematic right knee. According to CSN Philly’s Tim Panaccio, Mason did not want to undergo surgery in January but has no choice now. Here is more from Panaccio regarding Mason’s arthroscopic knee surgery: After multiple MRIs — more than three...
Via Total Sports Live
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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