Flyers rally for wet win outdoors

More Sports / Ice Hockey Feb 24, 2019

Flyers rally for wet win outdoors

Claude Giroux reigned again as Philadelphia's captain in the clutch. Giroux's shield provided little relief from the heavy rain that turned the ice into such a puddled mess that it needed a squeegee more than a Zamboni. His visor fogged up and he was busy ...

Former NHL goalie Ray Emery dies in drowning

More Sports / Ice Hockey Jul 16, 2018

Former NHL goalie Ray Emery dies in drowning

Retired NHL goaltender Ray Emery, who helped the Ottawa Senators reach the final in 2007 and won the Stanley Cup with the Chicago Blackhawks in 2013, drowned in his hometown of Hamilton, Ontario. He was 35. Hamilton Police said Emery was identified as the victim ...

Capitals move within win of sweep

More Sports / Ice Hockey 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 listen and ...

Mason error gives Caps Game 2 win

More Sports / Ice Hockey 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 fans ...

Caps lean on familiar formula to top Flyers in Game 1

More Sports / Ice Hockey 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 on the ...

Flyers founder Snider dies at 83

More Sports / Ice Hockey 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 St. Louis ...

Byron's shootout goal lifts Canadiens

More Sports / Ice Hockey 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. Mike ...

Islanders down Flyers in shootout

More Sports / Ice Hockey 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 Halak made ...

Flames make quick work of Flyers in OT

More Sports / Ice Hockey 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. The ...

'Hamburglar' guides Senators into playoffs

More Sports / Ice Hockey 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 on ...

Bruins edge Flyers in OT

More Sports / Ice Hockey 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 in ...