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Archive: April, 2012

Flyers want 16 'Knock Knocks'

Wednesday, April 11, 2012, 12:49 PM
PITTSBURGH -- With the dawn of a new playoff series, the Flyers enter the first round well-equipped. Aside from the standard, team-issue gear, the Flyers are wearing new playoff t-shirts under their equipment, one that pays homage to their post-game victory song. The back of the shirt, as pictured... Read more

Flyers-Penguins preview chat with Frank Seravalli

Wednesday, April 11, 2012, 2:36 AM
Join Daily News Flyers beat writer Frank Seravalli for a live chat about the Flyers-Penguins playoff series starting at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. If you're on a mobile device, click here to follow along and post questions. Read more

Rinaldo's Playoff Blog: Day 1

Tuesday, April 10, 2012, 12:56 PM
Voorhees, N.J. - Tues. April 10, 12:05 p.m. I’m jacked up for the playoffs to finally start. Our flight leaves at 2:30 this afternoon and I couldn’t be more excited to get to Pittsburgh. I think what the team needs to do is just get bonding again. That’s a big thing for the playoffs... Read more

Is Giroux a Hart Trophy finalist?

Tuesday, April 10, 2012, 10:36 AM
The ballot from NHL headquarters arrived in my inbox on March 29. For the most part, it has sat there - unclicked - for the last two weeks because I haven’t exactly known what to do with it. As a voting member of the Professional Hockey Writers Association for the Hart, Norris, Calder, Selke... Read more

Video: Flyers-Penguins playoff preview

Monday, April 9, 2012, 12:17 PM
Video: Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and the Pittsburgh Penguins begin their NHL playoff run vs. Ilya Bryzgalov and the Flyers. CineSport's Noah Coslov and the Daily News' Frank Seravalli discuss. Read more

Briere ready for Game 1?

Monday, April 9, 2012, 11:25 AM
Judging by the way he spoke and the tone of his voice last week, Danny Briere did not sound confident he would be ready to return to the lineup for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. “I’d like to be ready for the playoffs,” Briere said last Tuesday. “I just don’t... Read more

Flyers-Penguins schedule released

Sunday, April 8, 2012, 1:12 PM
PITTSBURGH — With the NHL regular season ending on a Saturday for the first time since 1928, the league had plenty of time to put together a schedule for the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. The schedule, as follows, was released live on NHL Network: Game 1: Wed. April 11 - Philadelphia... Read more

Season stats wrap-up

Sunday, April 8, 2012, 11:35 AM
PITTSBURGH — All season long, Flyers forward Zac Rinaldo kept a close tab on the NHL’s penalty minute leaders - checking daily to see if his name was near the top of the list. For some, it is a meaningless stat, something that would be more of a source of shame than anything else. For... Read more

Grossmann signed to extension

Friday, April 6, 2012, 5:15 PM
PITTSBURGH -- Nick Grossmann has played just 22 games in a Flyers uniform since arriving from Dallas via trade on Feb. 16. That was more than enough of an audition for Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren. The Flyers signed Grossmann to a multi-year extension on Friday, as announced by the team. Financial... Read more

Video: Flyers top Sabres, will face Penguins in playoffs

Friday, April 6, 2012, 3:42 AM
Video: The Flyers defeated the Sabres 2-1 on Thursday night at the Wells Fargo Center, which helped set up a first round playoff matchup with the Penguins. Frank Seravalli reports from the Wells Fargo Center. Read more
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