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Archive: April, 2012

Flyers will be scoreboard watching

Thursday, April 5, 2012, 12:05 PM
When you get to Game No. 81 of a marathon season and you’ve long since locked up a playoff spot, there often isn’t much to do other than scoreboard watch as you close out the schedule. “I think even the teams that were knocked out already are watching the scoreboard, too,”... Read more

No more ribs for Flyers

Wednesday, April 4, 2012, 12:58 PM
If the Flyers want to win in Pittsburgh on Saturday – and in the first round of their likely Stanley Cup playoff series – they will have to do so without their good luck charm. Peter Laviolette said that the Flyers’ reason for success in Pittsburgh is their post-game meal, in which... Read more

Briere: "He was trying to hurt me"

Tuesday, April 3, 2012, 11:56 AM
Danny Briere said he would be the first to admit that Joe Vitale’s hit on Sunday in Pittsburgh, which sparked a near line brawl with just 1:03 left in a 6-3 game, was a clean hit. But Briere certainly wasn’t willing to concede that Vitale’s intent was pure, searching for a hit that... Read more

Laviolette fined 10K by NHL

Monday, April 2, 2012, 5:16 PM
Flyers coach Peter Laviolette was fined $10,000 Monday by the NHL for actions in the third period of Sunday's game at Pittsburgh. Penguins assistant coach Tony Granato was fined $2,500. Read more

Are Flyers in Pens' heads?

Monday, April 2, 2012, 10:00 AM
PITTSBURGH -- Since the start of the 2010-11 season, the Flyers might as well have a seat at the Pittsburgh Penguins’ Board of Directors - as they’ve won the lion’s share of the games between the two clubs. After Sunday’s appetizer to a first round death match, the Flyers pushed... Read more

Reason for Flyers success in Pittsburgh

Sunday, April 1, 2012, 5:29 PM
PITTSBURGH -- Peter Laviolette was asked to give his reasoning as to why his Flyers are now 5-0-0 at the Consol Energy Center since its opening on Oct. 7, 2010. The Flyers were 13-27-8-3 in regular season games at the old Mellon Arena from 1991-2010. Laviolette said it comes down to the Flyers’... Read more
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