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Archive: April, 2012

Why such quick overtimes?

Monday, April 30, 2012, 2:27 PM
The numbers are staggering. On Sunday, the Flyers had two cracks at an overtime win within the first 4:46, when Danny Briere finally delivered a Game 1 win over the Devils. If you feel like overtime games have been ending quickly, you’re not alone. Through the first 53 games of this Stanley... Read more

Experts love Flyers in Round 2

Sunday, April 29, 2012, 1:49 PM
Since Adam Henrique netted the double overtime game-winner on Thursday night in South Florida, I’ve sat here trying to come up with avenues for the Devils to overtake the Flyers in their best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal series. Truthfully, I can only come up with one: Martin Brodeur... Read more

Rinaldo Blog: Day 18

Saturday, April 28, 2012, 2:51 PM
Voorhees, N.J. – Saturday, April 28 – 11:52 a.m. It’s been a ridiculously long week. I love coming to the rink, it doesn’t matter if there is a game next week or a game the next day. It’s just another day at the office. I think everyone just likes being here, we’re... Read more

Flyers to play Devils on Sunday

Friday, April 27, 2012, 12:18 AM
The Flyers will open the Eastern Conference semifinals on Sunday afternoon against the New Jersey Devils at the Wells Fargo Center. NBC Sports said the game will be at 3 p.m. Sunday on Channel 10. The fifth-seeded Flyers have home-ice advantage over the Devils, the sixth seed. New Jersey advanced... Read more

Rangers survive Game 7

Thursday, April 26, 2012, 9:40 PM
The New York Rangers are moving on to the second round. New York eliminated Ottawa with a 2-1 win in Game 7 on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden. That means the Flyers’ opponent is limited now to either Florida or New Jersey, the winner of the Game 7 that started at 8:30 p.m. That game... Read more

Flyers' scenarios tonight

Thursday, April 26, 2012, 12:30 AM
Wednesday night’s lone Game 7 was a dramatic tease for the Flyers, who are salivating to learn their next opponent for the second round. Washington’s surprising overtime road win, knocking off the defending Stanley Cup champs in Boston, gave the Flyers two valuable pieces of information: 1... Read more

Rinaldo Blog: Day 15

Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 11:00 AM
Voorhees, N.J. – Wed. April 25, 10:04 a.m. I have to admit, it is definitely a little weird not knowing who we are going to play in the second round. It will be nearly a week off – at least – between playoff games, but that hasn’t really changed the focus around here. Everyone... Read more

Holmgren not among GM award finalists

Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 11:58 AM
The finalists for the NHL Executive of the Year have been announced, and the Flyers' Paul Holmgren is not on the list. Holmgren made bold moves last offseason in trading away building blocks Mike Richards and Jeff Carter, and then addressed the goaltending situation with a $51 million contract for... Read more

Flyers fall short in Game 5 to Penguins

Saturday, April 21, 2012, 12:36 AM
Video: The Flyers were unable to close out the Penguins in Pittsburgh, falling 3-2 in Game 5. The Daily News' Frank Seravalli reviews and previews Sunday's Game 6 with CineSport's Brian Clark. Read more

Rinaldo Blog: Day 11

Friday, April 20, 2012, 1:45 PM
Pittsburgh - Fri. April 20, 12:37 p.m. We got to Pittsburgh yesterday afternoon and the first thing we did was hook up the PlayStation 3 in my room again to play some FIFA. It's a good way to kill some time. Jake Voracek is on a long losing streak. He’s not a happy camper right now! After... Read more
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