Author Archives | Jack Henderson
Bryz Blanks the Devils

Bryz, Flyers Rebound to Shutout Devils

Philadelphia, P.A. – Ilya Bryzgalov and the Philadelphia Flyers defeated the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night, 3-0. They finished off the home-and-home with a promising win. The defense blocked shots, Bryz was solid in net, and the offense continued to score. Daniel Briere ended his goal-less streak dating back to January 7 where he […]

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Matt Carle, Sergei Bobrovsky

Goaltending Haunts Philadelphia

It’s almost as if the ghost of Ron Hextall haunts the Flyers, a Voldemort-like curse, so that no goalie will every succeed. At least it seems that way. Chris Pronger’s lingering post-concussion syndrome has thinned the Flyers’ blue-liners with Erik Gustafsson and Marc-Andre Bourdon hitting a rookie rough patch. The Flyers have made recent moves […]

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hat trick

Due For Changes

Every game the Flyers play for the rest of the season is going to be more important and magnified with only 27 games remaining in the regular season. On Saturday the Flyers fell to the New York Rangers for the fifth consecutive time this season. Captain Ryan Callahan sealed the Rangers’ victory with a hat trick, […]

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Goaltending Issues Lurk

The Philadelphia Flyers biggest weakness that will prevent them from winning the Stanley Cup was on full display this past weekend, and it’s their inability to find consistent goaltending success. It certainly was not a super weekend by any standards for the Philadelphia Flyers. A loss on Saturday to the Devils revealed yet again the […]

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Who’s Trending (Jan 30)

All Star week has ended, and teams are getting ready for the stretch run. There are several teams at the top of the standings, but this week’s hottest team is the Anaheim Ducks. Up: Anaheim Ducks The Ducks are coming together with eight wins in their past ten games. The Ducks are looking up at […]

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Who’s Trending (Jan 23)

It has been a long times since there have been so many teams at the top of the standings. Both conferences are loaded with strong teams that have a true chance of winning the Cup, but lately the Atlantic Division has been on a tear. Let’s check who’s hot and who’s not. Up:  Philadelphia Flyers […]

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Who’s Trending – January 16

The top ten teams in the league are all Stanley Cup contenders. The Senators, NHL’s most surprising team this year have won key games over Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, the Rangers, and Montreal, while Sabres head coach Lindy Ruff has lost his team, whose season is imploding. poooooppp.. Up:  Anaheim Ducks Unfortunately, the Ducks dug themselves a […]

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Week in Review

Biggest Games: 5) Washington v. Tampa Bay – Friday, January 13 The Washington Capitals are a team definitely on the uptick after grinding out a win that included Troy Brouwer’s first career hat-trick and a goal from Alex Ovechkin. The Capitals beat the Lightning 4-3 in a high-strung Friday night game, giving the Caps their sixth […]

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Midseason Review: Awards

Hart Trophy 1. Claude Giroux, Philadelphia Flyers: He is the most talented player in the league, and his point totals prove it. He complements every player he plays with, making Jaromir Jagr look like he is back in his prime and Scott Hartnell is playing to his true potential. 2. Phil Kessel, Toronto Maple Leafs: […]

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Who’s Trending (Jan 9)

On Saturday, January 7th, the Vancouver Canucks played the Boston Bruins in a Stanley Cup finals rematch, a thrilling epic in which last year’s loser, Vancouver, triumphed over Tim Thomas and the Bruins. However, both of those teams are looking up the Rangers in the standings. Meanwhile, the Penguins are plummeting downward as their injury […]

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