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 ...

Flyers show mettle in 3rd

Dec 21, 2014

Flyers show mettle in 3rd

Claude Giroux, Jakub Voracek and the Philadelphia Flyers needed a little time to get up full speed against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Giroux had two goals and two assists, Voracek added four assists to take the NHL scoring lead and the Flyers rallied to ...

St. Louis gets 1,000th point

Nov 29, 2014

St. Louis gets 1,000th point

Martin St. Louis wasn’t even drafted as a young player. Now, he’s in elite company that includes Wayne Gretzky. The 12-time All-Star reached 1,000 career points with a goal and added an assist, Cam Talbot made 26 saves and the New York Rangers beat ...

Datsyuk scores twice as Red Wings beat Flyers

Nov 27, 2014

Datsyuk scores twice as Red Wings beat Flyers

The Detroit Red Wings were doing just fine without Pavel Datsyuk in the lineup, but he showed why they’d still rather him on the ice. Datsyuk scored twice in his return from an injury to lead the Red Wings to a 5-2 victory over ...

Hockey legend Pat Quinn dies

Nov 25, 2014

Hockey legend Pat Quinn dies

Pat Quinn, a former defenseman and longtime NHL coach and executive who brought a gruff and passionate presence to hockey across the decades, has died at 71. Quinn passed away Sunday night in Vancouver after a long illness, the Hockey Hall of Fame and ...