Friday, December 19, 2014

Flyers Mason helped off the ice at practice

Friday, December 19, 2014, 12:08 PM
Flyers goalie Steve Mason was down on the ice at today's practice and had to be helped off after being hurt during a 3-on-3 drill. The Flyers were nearing the end of practice at the Skate Zone before they embark on the beginning of an eight-game road trip. After practice the Flyers departed for Toronto... Read more

Seems like the right time to put D-man Del Zotto back in Flyers' lineup

Friday, December 19, 2014, 2:03 AM
The Flyers, who dropped a 2-1 shootout decision Thursday to visiting Florida, have played solid defense in the last six games, but at the expense of their offense. They aren’t creating nearly enough scoring chances, aren’t getting many dangerous shots. And they are making too many passes... Read more

Lecavalier back in Flyers' lineup

Thursday, December 18, 2014, 11:29 AM
After being a healthy scratch for seven games, veteran Vinny Lecavalier will return to the Flyers' lineup Thursday against visiting Florida. The 34-year-old forward will play right wing on a line centered by Pierre-Edouard Bellemare. Zac Rinaldo will be at left wing, and Chris VandeVelde will be scratched... Read more

Flyers' Mason upstaged by 20-year-old Lightning goalie

Wednesday, December 17, 2014, 1:25 AM
Flyers goalie Steve Mason played another strong game Tuesday night, but he was upstaged by a 20-year-old netminder who made his NHL debut. Andrei Vasilevskiy, recalled from AHL Syracuse earlier in the day, made 23 saves as Tampa Bay defeated the Flyers, 3-1, at the Wells Fargo Center. As a result... Read more

Flyers' Berube: Luke Schenn 'playing like he can'

Tuesday, December 16, 2014, 12:45 PM
After being a healthy scratch for two straight games, Flyers defenseman Luke Schenn has put together back-to-back strong performances in wins over New Jersey and Carolina. Did sitting out a couple of games give him a different perspective and help him? “Uh….not really,” Schenn... Read more

Flyers expected to face Lightning's backup goalie

Tuesday, December 16, 2014, 1:09 AM
It appears the Flyers will catch a break Tuesday and face 39-year-old Evgeni Nabokov, Tampa Bay’s struggling backup goalie. Lightning starter Ben Bishop was injured in Monday’s 4-2 loss in Pittsburgh; he was replaced by Nabokov at the start of the second period. “He pulled himself... Read more

Flyers to honor Forsberg; Mumps concerns grow

Monday, December 15, 2014, 3:10 PM
In connection with last month’s Hockey Hall of Fame induction, former Flyer Peter Forsberg will be honored before Tuesday’s game against Tampa Bay at the Wells Fargo Center. “He was an all-around great player. Great vision,” Flyers coach Craig Berube said. “I ended up... Read more

Flyers Couturier providing two-way excellence

Saturday, December 13, 2014, 7:29 PM
Flyers center Sean Couturier understands his role as a defensive stopper, but he wants to be known for his all-around game. Lately the offense has been matching the defense. Couturier tied a career high by scoring a point in his sixth consecutive game after earning the first goal during the Flyers... Read more

Flyers face lowly Hurricanes; Lecavalier has minor injury

Friday, December 12, 2014, 3:14 PM
With lowly Carolina visiting the Wells Fargo Center on Saturday afternoon, the Flyers have a juicy opportunity to increase their points streak to five games and pick up ground in the Metropolitan Division. No NHL team has fewer points than the Hurricanes (19), who have lost four straight and slipped... Read more

Mumps outbreak 'absolutely' concerns Flyers' Hextall

Thursday, December 11, 2014, 11:49 PM
The spread of mumps around the NHL has concerned Flyers general manager Ron Hextall so much that some of his players have recently had vaccines. “We’ve addressed some things,” Hextall said after the Flyers’ workmanlike 4-1 win over New Jersey on Thursday at the Wells Fargo... Read more
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