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NHL botches Flyers-Rangers playoff schedule

Sunday, April 13, 2014, 11:01 PM
In a way, the NHL spit in the faces of the Flyers and New York Rangers when it released its Stanley Cup playoff schedule Sunday. But, hey, it DID manage to get the teams onto national TV on consecutive Sundays! The Flyers-Rangers schedule is a joke, mostly because if the series goes the limit, the... Read more

Flyers face Penguins in potential playoff preview

Friday, April 11, 2014, 3:31 PM
PITTSBURGH - If the Flyers are going to make a Stanley Cup playoff run, they will have to end a puzzling late-season trend: fizzling in the third period. It's puzzling because the Flyers have been outstanding in the third period during most of the season; they have a club-record 11 wins in games in... Read more

Flyers' Emery will start vs. Tampa, but no goalie controversy

Thursday, April 10, 2014, 2:03 PM
TAMPA, Fla. _ Do not read into anything just because goalie Ray Emery may start two of the season’s final three games for the Flyers, coach Craig Berube said. Steve Mason, who has been the No. 1 goalie all season, will be his primary netminder in the playoffs. Berube is going with Emery on... Read more

Flyers' Mason: 'One goal achieved, and now we have a bigger one'

Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 11:24 PM
SUNRISE, Fla. _ It was an inartistic 5-2 win over sad-sack Florida on Tuesday night, but it assured the Flyers of a playoff spot after a one-year absence _ and that was the reason for all the hugs and fist bumps in the visitors’ locker room. The team that got its coach fired after three games... Read more

Downie returns; Flyers can clinch playoff spot

Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 12:23 PM
SUNRISE, Fla. _ Winger Steve Downie will return to the lineup Tuesday night and try to help the Flyers defeat Florida and clinch a playoff spot. "It's a great opportunity for the hockey team tonight," coach Craig Berube said after the morning skate at the BB&T Center in South Florida. "We want... Read more

Flyers' Rinaldo suspended for rest of regular season

Sunday, April 6, 2014, 11:41 PM
SUNRISE, Fla. _ Flyers winger Zac Rinaldo received a four-game suspension from the NHL on Monday and will miss the rest of the regular season. Rinaldo was suspended for an illegal check to the head of Buffalo rookie defenseman Chad Ruhwedel during the third period of the Flyers’ 5-2 victory Sunday... Read more

Flyers must exploit lowly Buffalo, Florida

Sunday, April 6, 2014, 12:19 AM
BOSTON _ For the fading Flyers, the good news is that their next two games are against the NHL’s weakest teams _ Buffalo on Sunday, and at Florida on Tuesday. But there are no “gimmes” in the NHL these days. Take Saturday, for instance. That’s when the New York Rangers lost... Read more

Fading Flyers need to regroup

Friday, April 4, 2014, 1:59 AM
Maybe the Flyers are tired from playing a brutal late-season schedule against top-notch teams. Maybe they are in a tailspin primarily because they have run into hot goaltenders recently. Whatever the reason, they need to regain their footing quickly or they could do the unthinkable: slip out of a... Read more

Flyers' Downie getting closer; 'Bob' returns

Thursday, April 3, 2014, 11:39 AM
Steve Downie, who turned 27 on Thursday, will miss his sixth straight game Thursday because of a head injury, but Flyers coach Craig Berube said that when the winger is ready, he wants him back in the lineup. “I think he’s close, but he’s not ready yet,” Berube said after Thursday’s... Read more

Flyers' Gustafsson in; Giroux honored

Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 2:35 PM
ST. LOUIS _ Defenseman Erik Gustafsson had been alternating with the since-traded Andrej Meszaros, but ever since the Flyers acquired Andrew MacDonald from the Islanders, he has been a forgotten player. Until Tuesday. Gustafsson, a healthy scratch for the last 14 games, will return to the lineup against... Read more
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