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Jordan Weal is the “Weal” Deal

Not one skater on the Philadelphia Flyers is as hot as Jordan Weal right now. Fact. Jordan Weal has scored three goals in the past five games, four if you include his shootout goal against the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night. He has four points over the past five games, highlighted by a two point […] Philadelphia Flyers: Jordan Weal is the “Weal” Deal - Section 215 - Section...
Via Section215
13 hours ago

Philadelphia Flyers Gunning Hard for NHL Playoff Spot

Via FOX Sports
20 hours ago

Will Flyers Protect Bellemare In Expansion Draft?

Pierre-Edouard Bellemare is one of the most polarizing players on the Philadelphia Flyers — and there’s plenty of competition in that regard. From Steve Mason to Brandon Manning to stars like Claude Giroux, Flyers fans have often been infuriated by their play while at other times they’ve been content. Bellemare could be the leader of the group. As a fourth-liner, he’s taken...
Via The Hockey Writers
22 hours ago

5 Highlights From 50 Years of Flyers–Penguins Hockey

After 50 years, the Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins have developed one of the greatest rivalries in sports. They’ve played each other 281 times in the regular season. The Flyers have won 153 of those matchups, the Penguins 98, and the teams have tied 30 times. The Flyers also hold a 19-16 edge in postseason games. As intense as the rivalry is today, it was not always...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Weal leads Flyers past Senators 3-2 in shootout

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jordan Weal scored the only shootout goal after tying the game late in the third period to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 3-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night. Brayden Schenn also scored for the Flyers, a long shot to make the playoffs with six games remaining. Philadelphia began the day six points out of a postseason spot but needing to...
Via MyNorthwest.com
1 day ago

Philadelphia Flyers: Should Wayne Simmonds be suspended?

In the third period of the Sunday night showdown between the Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins, Wayne Simmonds knocked down Brian Dumoulin with a questionably high hit to the head. Almost immediately afterwords speculation from both fan bases began on whether the NHL would choose to discipline Simmonds for the hit, and we’ll objectively break down both sides of the argument...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers player to watch: Mike Vecchione

With the Philadelphia Flyers’ season winding down and the playoffs looking like a pipe dream, we take a look at a player becoming a free agent coming out of college. Union College forward Mike Vecchione is an NHL free agent as of this past Saturday when Union lost to Minnesota ending their season. Vecchione is […] Philadelphia Flyers player to watch: Mike Vecchione - Section...
Via Section215
2 days ago

Q&A: Flyers' Michael Del Zotto talks DJing, making mixes for his teammates

Via FOX Sports
3 days ago

Flyers score 4 goals in third, beat Penguins 6-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jakub Voracek and Dale Weise sparked Philadelphia’s four-goal third period and the Flyers beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-2 on Sunday night. Jordan Weal scored his fifth goal in the first period and Valtteri Filppula his ninth in the second, then the Flyers broke it open in the third. Weise got his fifth of the season and Voracek his 19th before Radko Gudas and...
Via MyNorthwest.com
3 days ago

Flyers Suffer a Brutal Tale of Two Seasons

The 2016-17 Philadelphia Flyers‘ season is one that will not only go down as a massive disappointment but one that could essentially be divided by the black and white difference in play from one-half of the season to the other. There could be an argument made that the Flyers were in a ‘rebuilding mode’ for this season or even that they were never really supposed to be a good...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 days ago

Mason’s Recent Performance is Admirable Given Circumstances

(Kate Frese/Sports Talk Philly) By Kevin Durso, Sports Talk Philly editor  I feel sorry for Steve Mason. The Flyers essentially rode his coattails to a lengthy winning streak, looking like a playoff contender with an established No. 1 goalie back in December. But that was before the Flyers started to collapse through the end of December and into January. That was before Michal...
Via Flyerdelphia
8 days ago

Philadelphia Flyers: Should Claude Giroux’s season be worrisome?

At 29, the captain of the Philadelphia Flyers certainly seemed to have lost a step and clearly did not have the elite season we’re accustomed to watching. Claude Giroux has scored a mere 14 goals which will likely be his lowest since 2009-2010, his first full season in the NHL. The disappearance of his game-changing ability has even led some fans to speculate out of frustration...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Schenn's OT goal lifts Flyers over Hurricanes

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Travis Konecny tied it with 42.9 seconds left in the third period and Brayden Schenn scored 38 seconds into overtime, lifting the Philadelphia Flyers over the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Sunday night. Jordan Staal scored a power-play goal with 8:11 left in the third to put Carolina ahead 3-2, but Konecny scored with Flyers goalie Steve Mason on the bench for an...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers week in review

The Philadelphia Flyers can kiss their playoff hopes goodbye after an almost embarrassing week.  The team has obviously given up on the season as their play on the ice has shown and Flyers fans should look to the future talent with this team going forward. This past Saturday, the Flyers played a great game against Boston but were unlucky after a shot by Boston’s Drew Stafford...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Gary Bettman thinks NHL participation at the Olympics has 'no positive impact'

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman still doesn’t think sending the league’s players to the Olympics matters.Jason Botchford of the The Province got this lovely quote from Bettman, where the commish said the NHL’s participation in the Olympics has had “no positive impact.” Bettman elaborated on his comments during a radio interview on Sportsnet. Foolishly, he called the events...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jakub Voracek follows through on promise, donates nearly 400 hats to children’s hospitals

Jakub Voracek is a certifiably good dude.Earlier this month, after Philadelphia Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds was thought to have scored a hat trick in a win against the Colorado Avalanche, many fans threw their lids on the ice in celebration.Ultimately, the goal didn’t complete the hat trick. Instead, it was ruled as Voracek’s, rendering the hat throwing premature. Voracek decided...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Simmonds scores 200th, Mason helps Flyers blank Penguins 4-0

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Wayne Simmonds scored the 200th goal of his career and Steve Mason made 23 saves to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night. Sean Couturier, Claude Giroux and Dale Weise also scored for the Flyers, who closed within five points of the idle New York Islanders for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference...
Via Associated Press
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers’ Jake Voracek turns missed hat trick incident into power play for charity

Fans of the Philadelphia Flyers jumped the gun on a hat trick celebration in honor of Wayne Simmonds scoring a third goal in a win against the Colorado Avalanche this week, but Jake Voracek is hoping to make up for it.Simmonds appeared to have notched a third goal in the first period against Colorado off a shot initiated by Voracek. The goal ended up actually being Voracek’s, and...
Via The Comeback
27 days ago  |  Discuss

The Latest: Flyers re-sign goaltender Neuvirth, F Bellemare

The Latest on the NHL trade deadline (all times Eastern): 1:05 p.m. The Philadelphia Flyers may sell before the deadline, but they made a couple of moves for their future by re-signing goaltender Michal Neuvirth and forward Pierre-Edouard Bellemare. The deals were announced as multi-year contracts. Neuvirth now has the pole position to be the Flyers' starter next season after...
Via Associated Press
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Former NHL player Mike Comrie under investigation for rape

Mike Comrie is reportedly being investigated by police over a rape allegation, according to TMZ.com.According to reports, Comrie met with the unnamed accuser at a Los Angeles bar on Saturday, where they went back to his apartment. She claims that while there Comrie raped her multiple times. TMZ reports sources close to Comrie allege the two have known each other for a prolonged period...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Penguins debut awesome gold and yellow Stadium Series jerseys

The Pittsburgh Penguins are going gold.The Penguins unveiled the new look for their upcoming "Stadium Series." The jerseys are pure gold and black. Penguins players will wear gold helmets, jerseys, and pants, with black details throughout. The jerseys feature two patches, one titled “City of Champions” and the other a Stadium Series patch.The look is called “Pittsburgh Gold”...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Just How Strong is the Flyers’ Defensive Pipeline?

The Philadelphia Flyers have traditionally been an aggressive team. The team’s Founder, the late Ed Snider, didn’t hesitate when it came to spending money. He would stop at nothing if it meant putting the best team on the ice. The Flyers have consistently looked to sign the best free agent or make the biggest splash in the trade market to lift Lord Stanley’s Cup for the first...
Via The Sports Post
February 02, 2017  |  Discuss
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