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Archive: April, 2011

Boosh or Bob? Too sloppy to decide

Sunday, May 1, 2011, 2:13 AM
The bare burgundy seats, long since emptied via mass exodus in the final 10 minutes, painted a fair enough picture. When the final horn sounded on Saturday afternoon, the Wells Fargo Center was nearly as lifeless as the Flyers’ effort in Game 1 against the Bruins. As such, the lower bowl looked... Read more

Video: Flyers fall flat in Game 1

Saturday, April 30, 2011, 9:26 PM
Video: The Daily News' Frank Seravalli and Fluto Shinzawa of the Boston Globe discuss what went wrong for the Flyers in their Game 1 loss to the Bruins in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Get exclusive videos and analysis in our new app for iPhone and Android. Download it here. Read more

Tips will be accepted

Friday, April 29, 2011, 3:42 AM
The numbers, at first glance, blend in. Officially, on sports gambling web site Bodog.com, there is no favorite in the Flyers’ second round series with the Bruins. It’s a pick ‘em. The Flyers, though, have better odds to win the Eastern Conference: Washington Capitals ... Read more

Flyers watching and waiting for Round 2

Wednesday, April 27, 2011, 2:47 PM
Flyers players had the day off today in the aftermath of their Game 7 victory over Buffalo. Now, they watch and wait until tonight to find out who their second-round opponent is. No matter who it is, we know the series will begin at the Wells Fargo Center on Saturday. Pittsburgh faces Tampa Bay and... Read more

Game 7 preview

Tuesday, April 26, 2011, 11:28 AM
Fittingly, the Flyers’ first round series with Buffalo will end tonight - no matter who wins Game 7 at the Wells Fargo Center - with the same two goaltenders that started it. Brian Boucher will start Game 7, but Sergei Bobrovsky will be his backup on the Flyers’ bench. It will be Bobrovsky’s... Read more

Reports: No suspension -- or hearing -- for Richards

Monday, April 25, 2011, 12:32 PM
The hit that Flyers captain Mike Richards delivered on the Sabres' Tim Connolly in Sunday's Game 6 will not warrant a suspension, or even an NHL disciplinary hearing, according to reports from Craig Custance of the Sporting News and Nick Kypreos of Rogers SportsNet. The Flyers likely would have heard... Read more

Video: Sobering loss for the Flyers

Saturday, April 23, 2011, 3:34 AM
Video: The Daily News' Frank Seravalli and Rich Hofmann break down the Flyers 4-3 OT loss to the Buffalo Sabres in Game 5 from the Wells Fargo Center. Get exclusive videos and analysis in our new app for iPhone and Android. Download it here. Read more

Jeff Carter likely doubtful for Game 5

Thursday, April 21, 2011, 6:42 PM
Jeff Carter, who sat out the final two periods of Wednesday’s Game 4 loss in Buffalo, is likely to be considered doubtful for Friday’s pivotal Game 5 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. Officially, the Flyers are saying their leading goal scorer from the regular season is day-to-day... Read more

Pronger time for Game 5?

Thursday, April 21, 2011, 6:25 AM
BUFFALO -- Glued to a television showing replays inside the Flyers’ locker room, Chris Pronger had a smile on his face on Wednesday night. “A physical series... I love it!” Pronger said. So, with the Flyers’ opening round series knotted at two games a piece, the question bears... Read more

Boucher starting, Bob relegated to press box

Monday, April 18, 2011, 11:59 AM
BUFFALO -- Brian Boucher is the Flyers’ Game 3 starting goalie in Buffalo, as Flyers coach Peter Laviolette announced after the team’s morning skate at HSBC Arena. “I thought Brian came in and the last couple times has done a really nice job for us,” Laviolette said. “He’s... Read more
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