Thursday, April 17, 2014
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Mason 'doing better,' will join Flyers Friday

Thursday, April 17, 2014, 12:30 PM
NEW YORK _ Flyers goalie Steve Mason, who will miss Thursday's playoff opener against the host Rangers because of an upper-body injury, is "doing better" and will join the team in New York on Friday, coach Craig Berube said. Berube said he didn't know if Mason would be available for Sunday's game... Read more

Flyers' Lecavalier opposing old pals

Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 11:21 PM
In a strange twist of fate, three players who helped Tampa Bay win the Stanley Cup in 2004 will commemorate the 10-year anniversary by facing each other in the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Flyers' Vinny Lecavalier is on one side, the New York Rangers’ Brad Richards and Martin St. Louis are on the... Read more

Flyers backup goalie Emery will face the Rangers in Game 1

Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 10:44 AM
The Flyers announced that backup goalie Ray Emery will start Game 1 against the Rangers Thursday in place of the injured Steve Mason. Cal Heeter will serve as backup. "I don't think our team feels it's a blow at all," Flyers coach Craig Berube said. Emery is 7-2 lifetime against the Rangers. The... Read more

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
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