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Flyers vs Penguins Series Preview

Regular Season Stats Season Stats 2-3 4-2 @ Pittsburgh (L) 4-6 (OT) 2-3 6-4 @ Pittsburgh (L) 2-4 @ Pittsburgh The Flyers posted a 4-2-0 record against the Pittsburgh Penguins this season. The Penguins finished with a 2-3-1 record against the Flyers, and are 1-5 at home against them in there last six meetings. Pittsburgh […]

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Patrice Bergeron, Ilya Bryzgalov - Flyers vs Bruins

Comeback falls short, Flyers lose in SO

Danny Briere skated up the ice as the 6th shooter. The previous five had already scored, and if he did not cash in, his team would lose in the shootout. He tried to look for a hole to shoot, but Tim Thomas sealed the deal, snapping the Bruins’ four game losing streak. The Flyers (41-22-8) […]

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Flyers beat Isles

Bryz Breaks Record, Flyers beat Islanders

It looked like Ilya Bryzgalov was on the verge of grasping his fourth straight shutout. He broke John Vanbiesbrouck’s for most straight shutout minutes, but the streak came to and end about 7 minutes into the third period. Still, he gave the Flyers (41-22-7) the 3-2 victory over the New York Islanders on Thursday night. […]

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Flyers fall to Devils

Flyers Scorched by Devils as Brodeur Makes History

Newark, N.J. — Ilya Kovalchuk and Martin Brodeur led the New Jersey Devils past the Flyers on Sunday night, 4-1. It was an ugly loss for the Flyers, but Ilya Bryzgalov was not in net as the Flyers gave up three straight goals in the 3rd period. Instead, Sergei Bobrovsky made his first start since […]

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Flyers Beat Leafs

Bryz, Giroux Shine in Flyers Win over Leafs

Team 1 2 3 OT SO T SOG Flyers 0 0 0 0 1 1 27 Leafs 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 The Toronto Maple Leafs had the majority of quality chances in the game, but Mr. Universe came through in back to back games to post his 5th shutout of the season. […]

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Flyers Beat Panthers (ESPN)

Flyers Rout Panthers, Streak at Four

Fans booed him nearly a month ago, but all that could be heard at the Wells Fargo Center tonight was cheers as goalie Ilya Bryzgalov posted his second shutout in 3 games. Bryz was the reason the Philadelphia Flyers (38-21-7) won convincing, 5-0, against the Florida Panthers tonight. In fact, he has been the reason […]

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Giroux Scores on MacDonald - Flyers beat Red Wings 3-2

Flyers Fend Off Wings, Continue Win Streak

The Wells Fargo Center roared with applause during the 30-minute ceremony dedicated to the raising of a banner, one praising Philadelphia and Detroit legend, Mark Howe, whose #2 was retired. Fans cheered as he said he will always be a Flyer, and they hoped he would bring some sort of luck to their team. Unfortunately, […]

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Bryz Blanks Caps, Flyers Turn It Around

Washington D.C. — A shutout from Bryz and a rookie’s second NHL goal secured the Flyers (37-21-7) 1-0 win over the Washington Capitals. Coach Peter Laviolette called another timeout which would settle his team down and lead them to what has, of late, become a rare consecutive win. After the first period, the score was […]

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Flyers score 6, knock off Isles

After a timeout was called, the Flyers regained themselves and came back to win, 6-3, against the New York Islanders to rebound from a string of tough losses. Josh Bailey scored his first 1:35 into the game. His goal continued the Flyers’ streak of giving up the first goal to 9 games. Peter Laviolette called […]

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Shark Bite: Flyers Fall 1-0

San Jose, California —  Antti Niemi was the reason for a San Jose Sharks victory on Tuesday night. The Sharks beat the visiting Flyers, 1-0. The San Jose Sharks were short All-Star forward Logan Couture, who suffered a lower body injury in their previous game, but that did not effect San Jose in any way, […]

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Flyers Comeback, Win in a Shootout

The Flyers came back to beat the Calgary Flames, 5-4, in a shootout. Matt Read was the fifth shooter for the Flyers. He carried the team on his back as he skated toward Miikka Kiprusoff. The Calgary fans were quiet hoping their goalie could come up with another stop. But, Read broke the tie by […]

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Oilers Trip Up Flyers

The Edmonton Oilers blanked Philadelphia (33-20-7) 2-0 on February 23rd, resulting in the Flyers’ 20th loss. The game was in a stalemate until Edmonton scored on the power play, 3:26 into second, on a Taylor Hall tally. Just over 4 1/2 minutes later, the Oilers struck again, when Jordan Eberle picked up a loose puck […]

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