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Giroux leads thunderous comeback

Sunday, March 31, 2013, 8:45 PM
Claude Giroux skated, facing his own net, toward the goal line before turning to fire what would have been a safe icing had it not landed directly on the stick of Washington's Marcus Johansson. Understanding the gravity of his mistake, Giroux fell to the ice in disgust, completely separated from his... Read more

Surgery for Meszaros; Coburn out indefinitely

Friday, March 29, 2013, 6:56 PM
The Flyers’ already struggling blue line took a major hit on Friday, as the club announced lengthy injuries to both Andrej Meszaros and Braydon Coburn. Meszaros, 27, will undergo surgery on April 2 to repair a torn left rotator cuff. The Flyers said Meszaros will be out indefinitely, but for... Read more

Flyers lose out on DeKeyser

Friday, March 29, 2013, 4:43 PM
In the end, the lure of the hometown winged wheel was too sweet. Undrafted free agent defenseman Dan DeKeyser, who decided to not return to Western Michigan for his senior season, has agreed to terms with the Detroit Red Wings, according to multiple reports. The Flyers were seriously interested in... Read more

Andrej Meszaros out indefinitely

Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 5:40 PM
Andrej Meszaros can't avoid the injury bug. The Flyers announced on Wednesday that Meszaros will be out indefinitely after re-injuring his left shoulder against the Rangers Tuesday when he was smashed into the boards. His season is likely finished. Meszaros, 27, missed from Jan. 24 to March 9 with... Read more

Video: Flyers Lifeless in Loss to Rangers

Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 4:36 AM
Video: The Flyers came out flat in a 5-2 loss to the New York Rangers. The Daily News' Frank Seravalli breaks down the loss and what it means for the team going forward. Read more

Layoff didn't hurt Flyers

Sunday, March 24, 2013, 11:08 AM
Update: Flyers Danny Briere will be out tonight with an upper-body injury. PITTSBURGH -- For a five-day layoff in the middle of a playoff hunt, it went just about as well as the Flyers could have hoped. How well? The Flyers awoke on Sunday the same number of points (5) behind a playoff spot as they... Read more

Zac Rinaldo not fazed by Lightning complaints

Friday, March 22, 2013, 1:21 PM
Zac Rinaldo has drawn the ire of the outspoken Tampa Bay Lightning, who made their displeasure clear after Rinaldo knocked two of their players out of Monday’s game. Rinaldo, one of the Flyers' most consistent players recently, said Friday he hadn't read Tampa Bay’s comments. “I... Read more

Philadelphia Flyers playoff chances

Thursday, March 21, 2013, 1:32 PM
The Flyers are five points out of the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference with only 18 games to go. The Daily News' Frank Seravalli and CineSport's Noah Coslov discuss the Flyers playoff hopes. Read more

Do Flyers need to fight more?

Thursday, March 21, 2013, 11:00 AM
Does fighting equal winning? Sounds like a ridiculous notion. It doesn't if you look at the statistics. For a punchless Flyers team, punching might be exactly what they need. Consider: - The Flyers average 1.13 points per game in games with at least one fight and 0.64 points per game with... Read more

Should Flyers re-acquire Jaromir Jagr?

Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 12:15 PM
While the NHL’s general managers convene for their annual meeting in Toronto on Wednesday, the most interesting thing is not that they are discussing the state of the game, and perhaps the possibility of adding a coach’s challenge. It’s the fact that all 30 of them are crammed into... Read more
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