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Frank Seravalli chats Flyers

Sunday, April 17, 2011, 2:02 PM
The Daily News' Frank Seravalli chats Flyers at 2 p.m. in advance of Game 3 on Monday, April 18. On a mobile phone? Click HERE to join the chat. Read more

Pronger heading to Buffalo

Sunday, April 17, 2011, 12:57 PM
Chris Pronger will make the trip with the Flyers to Buffalo this afternoon in advance of tomorrow's Games 3. Pronger, who has not yet played in the series, did not take part in the optional skate this morning at the Skate Zone. Also, Andreas Nodl is listed as day to day with an upper body injury... Read more

Can't the Flyers just decline power plays?

Sunday, April 17, 2011, 8:00 AM
The official scoresheet nearly spilled onto a second page. The numbers were flat out ridiculous: 6 goals, 6 penalties, 1 goaltender, 1 fight ... all before Game 2 was less than 14 minutes old. Few numbers, though, were more mind-numbing that the Flyers’ power play. Buffalo took 8 different... Read more

Video: Flyers lose, in an early hole

Friday, April 15, 2011, 2:19 AM
Video: Sam Donnellon and Frank Seravalli of the Daily News recap the Flyers' Game 1 loss to the Sabres on Thursday night. Get exclusive videos and analysis in our new app for iPhone and Android. Download it here. Read more

3 reasons Flyers win or lose

Thursday, April 14, 2011, 10:28 AM
The day has finally arrived. To get you set for tonight’s puck drop against Buffalo at the Wells Fargo Center in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals, we’ve put all of the relevant links in our playoff preview here: (click to read each story) -Position by position scouting report... Read more

Richards sick, will play Game 1

Wednesday, April 13, 2011, 12:55 PM
THIS MORNING, Flyers forward Ian Laperriere and alumni Bob Kelly, Bernie Parent, Derian Hatcher and Joe Watson rung the opening bell at NASDAQ in New York City. They also dropped a ceremonial puck to signify the opening of the Stanley Cup Playoffs tonight. Video of their visit was broadcast live outside... Read more

Hot Button: Flyers chat with Chuck Bausman

Wednesday, April 13, 2011, 5:35 AM
Join Daily News assistant sports editor Chuck Bausman for a live chat about the Flyers' Stanley Cup playoff series against the Buffalo Sabres as part of the Hot Button, today at 1 p.m. If you're on a mobile device, click here to follow along and send in questions. Get exclusive videos and analysis... Read more

Pronger 'very' confident he will play in series

Tuesday, April 12, 2011, 11:31 AM
UPDATE 2: Flyers defenseman Chris Pronger says he is "very" confident that he will play in the first-round playoff series against Buffalo. Asked whether he would be ready for Game 1, he said, "I guess you will have to wait and see." He wouldn't go into much detail, but he skated today with Ian Laperriere... Read more

Walker re-called; Bad sign for Pronger?

Monday, April 11, 2011, 4:35 PM
In the NHL, there is no salary cap in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Teams are free to re-call and use any player they may have stashed in the minor leagues during the regular season, possibly due to salary cap restraints, if they can successfully drag him through re-entry waivers. And that’s what... Read more

Bob gets new playoff look

Monday, April 11, 2011, 2:18 PM
Flyers goalie Sergei Bobrovsky has a new look coming for the playoffs. The team provided photos of his new mask, with Rocky Balboa on one side to represent the fighting spirit of Philadelphia and Sideshow Bob on the other for the Russian rookie's nickname. The mask has two Flyers logos and the word... Read more
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