Flyers beat Rangers to force Game 7

Apr 30, 2014

Flyers beat Rangers to force Game 7

Wayne Simmonds and the Philadelphia Flyers are going back to New York for Game 7. There is no time to waste, too. Simmonds scored three goals, Steve Mason stopped 34 shots and the Flyers beat the Rangers 5-2 on Tuesday night to even their ...

Blues blank Flyers to match franchise record

Apr 2, 2014

Blues blank Flyers to match franchise record

The St. Louis Blues acquired Ryan Miller for moments such as these. Miller stopped 31 shots and kept the net empty in a shootout, too. He was precisely as advertised, a goalie that be a difference-maker when there’s no room for mistakes. “Millsy standing ...

Lundqvist large between pipes as Rangers beat Flyers

Mar 27, 2014

Lundqvist large between pipes as Rangers beat Flyers

Henrik Lundqvist didn’t start this night with a ceremony in his honor, and he didn’t finish it with a shutout. However, he and the New York Rangers skated off the ice Wednesday with a key 3-1 victory over the rival Philadelphia Flyers and an ...

Simmonds stars as Flyers beat Pens for second time in as many days

Mar 17, 2014

Simmonds stars as Flyers beat Pens for second time in as many days

The Philadelphia Flyers used dominating special teams to sweep a weekend home-and-home series against the rival Pittsburgh Penguins. Wayne Simmonds had two power-play goals in the first period, Matt Read had a short-handed tally and Philadelphia killed off all four Pittsburgh power plays in ...

Sharks devour feeble Flyers

Feb 28, 2014

Sharks devour feeble Flyers

The San Jose Sharks made a simple change to rally for a comeback victory over the Philadelphia Flyers. They started shooting the puck. Joe Pavelski had a hat trick to move into a tie for second in the NHL in goals and the Sharks ...

Feb 7, 2014

Flyers chairman Snider criticizes Olympic break

Steve Mason and the Philadelphia Flyers are playing their best hockey of the season heading into the NHL’s Olympic break. It’s a break team chairman Ed Snider would love to abolish. In the Flyers’ 3-1 win on Thursday over the Colorado Avalanche, Mason was ...

Jackets stretchwin streak to 8

Jan 24, 2014

Jackets stretchwin streak to 8

Relentless is the word Columbus forward Brandon Dubinsky chose to describe the surging Blue Jackets’ style of play. Dubinksy and Matt Calvert each had a goal and assist to lead Columbus to a team-record eighth-straight win — the longest active streak in the league ...

Gerbe, Tlusty lift Hurricanes over Flyers

Jan 23, 2014

Gerbe, Tlusty lift Hurricanes over Flyers

Nathan Gerbe enjoys working on trick shots in practice, so he figured why not try it in a game. Gerbe’s remarkable highlight-reel tally — one that likely will be a candidate for top NHL goal of the season — helped the Carolina Hurricanes beat ...

Three quick goals propel Rangers

Jan 13, 2014

Three quick goals propel Rangers

It is no accident the New York Rangers are surging just as Henrik Lundqvist is finding his Vezina Trophy form. Daniel Carcillo, Rick Nash and Derick Brassard scored less than 10 minutes in, and Lundqvist made 37 saves as the Rangers routed the Philadelphia ...

Flyers down Canadiens to earn 10th straight home win

Jan 9, 2014

Flyers down Canadiens to earn 10th straight home win

From killing penalties to unlikely scorers, the Philadelphia Flyers are finding all kinds of ways to win at home. Sean Couturier, Zac Rinaldo and Michael Raffl scored to lead the Flyers to their 10th straight home victory, 3-1 over the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday ...

Flyers pound Jackets in 3rd

Dec 20, 2013

Flyers pound Jackets in 3rd

Claude Giroux’s backhanded, blind, stumbling swing at the puck was only supposed to knock it close to the net. It turned into his 100th career NHL goal — and No. 1 on his highlight reel. Giroux scored the tying and winning goals 2:08 apart ...

Blackhawks pound Flyers with seven-goal demolition

Dec 12, 2013

Blackhawks pound Flyers with seven-goal demolition

There was a long slap shot, and then a nifty wraparound and a short-handed score off a 2-on-1 break. Once the Chicago Blackhawks started rolling, Ray Emery never stood a chance. Duncan Keith and Andrew Shaw scored in a 39-second span at the start ...