Capitals move within win of sweep

Apr 19, 2016

Capitals move within win of sweep

Wayne Simmonds raised his hand toward the crowd and pleaded with fans to stop hurling colorful bracelets on the ice. Flyers public address announcer Lou Nolan urged fans to “show some class” during the first wave of band tossing. The Philadelphia fans refused to ...

Mason error gives Caps Game 2 win

Apr 17, 2016

Mason error gives Caps Game 2 win

Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Steve Mason craned his neck toward the ceiling in utter dismay. The puck that came sliding down the ice from beyond the red line somehow went between his legs and nestled in the net behind him. Many of the Washington Capitals ...

Caps lean on familiar formula to top Flyers in Game 1

Apr 15, 2016

Caps lean on familiar formula to top Flyers in Game 1

Going into the locker room at the first intermission, the Washington Capitals had no goals but all the momentum. Three successful penalty kills kept the Philadelphia Flyers off the scoreboard, and the Capitals knew they’d get their chance. When that happened, John Carlson scored ...

Flyers founder Snider dies at 83

Apr 12, 2016

Flyers founder Snider dies at 83

Ed Snider was weakened by cancer, the disease that kept him from his beloved Philadelphia Flyers. General manager Ron Hextall went to Snider’s home in California in December before a scouting trip, watching what would be their last Flyers game together on TV. The ...

Byron's shootout goal lifts Canadiens

Feb 20, 2016

Byron's shootout goal lifts Canadiens

Paul Byron scored in the fifth round of a shootout and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-2 on Friday night to end a three-game losing streak. Dale Weise and Max Pacioretty scored in regulation for Montreal, and P.K. Subban had two assists. ...

Islanders down Flyers in shootout

Dec 9, 2015

Islanders down Flyers in shootout

The streaking Islanders weren’t at their best and they still managed to pull out a victory. Kyle Okposo had the only goal of the shootout, Frans Nielsen scored twice in regulation and the New York Islanders beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-3 Tuesday night. Jaroslav ...

Flames make quick work of Flyers in OT

Nov 6, 2015

Flames make quick work of Flyers in OT

Mikael Backlund scored 35 seconds into overtime and also had an assist to give the Calgary Flames a 2-1 victory over the skidding Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night. With the Flames breaking in on a 2-on-1, Johnny Gaudreau’s shot was stopped by Michal Neuvirth. ...

Aug 18, 2015

Longtime NHL player Briere retires

Former Philadelphia Flyers star Danny Briere brought the curtain down on his 17-year professional hockey career on Monday, confirming his retirement from the sport after nearly 1,000 NHL games. Briere, 37, a member of Canada’s World Championship-winning teams in 2003 and 2004, said he ...

'Hamburglar' guides Senators into playoffs

Apr 12, 2015

'Hamburglar' guides Senators into playoffs

Ottawa used its super-sized record down the stretch and a “Hamburglar” to order up a playoff berth. Needing just one point for the playoffs in the season finale, the Senators wrapped up their sizzling second-half rally with a 3-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers ...

Bruins edge Flyers in OT

Mar 8, 2015

Bruins edge Flyers in OT

Boston’s Brad Marchand worked harder during the offseason to be stronger late in games. The Bruins were sure glad he was out there Saturday. Marchand scored the tying goal and the game-winner in a 3-2 overtime victory against the Philadelphia Flyers, helping the Bruins ...

Canadiens rally late to beat Flyers

Feb 11, 2015

Canadiens rally late to beat Flyers

Like many other times this season, the Montreal Canadiens rallied late for a win. Trailing by a goal for most of Tuesday’s game against the Philadelphia Flyers, Montreal tied it late in the third period before scoring the winner in a 2-1 overtime victory. ...

Flyers win feisty game against Pens

Jan 21, 2015

Flyers win feisty game against Pens

Heated rivals for years, the Flyers and Penguins scrapped through the kind of game that should have been settled on pay-per-view. Claude Giroux delivered the biggest blow of all, scoring 3:57 into overtime to lift Philadelphia over Pittsburgh 3-2 in a fight-filled game Tuesday ...