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Archive: April, 2010

Road Sweet Road

Saturday, May 1, 2010, 1:21 AM
When the Flyers face the Boston Bruins Saturday afternoon, it will be the second straight playoff series they are starting on the road. “The only advantage is there’s no pressure” for the visitors, defenseman Chris Pronger said. “They’ve obviously got to perform at home... Read more

Flyers alter 3 lines for Boston

Thursday, April 29, 2010, 9:45 PM
Based on Thursday's practice in Voorhees, the Flyers are making changes to three of their four lines for the Eastern Conference semifinals, which start Saturday afternoon in Boston. Claude Giorux was moved from center on the third line to RW on Mike Richards' unit, one that includes left winger Dan... Read more

Flyers, Bruins get what they wanted - each other

Thursday, April 29, 2010, 12:11 AM
They won’t come out and say it, but this is the matchup the Flyers wanted. The Flyers learned Wednesday night that they will meet the Boston Bruins in the Eastern Conference semifinals. The Flyers would have played explosive Washington, but the Caps became the first top-seeded team to blow... Read more

Flyers chat with Sam Carchidi

Tuesday, April 27, 2010, 11:38 PM
The Inquirer's Sam Carchidi takes your questions about the Flyers in a live chat at 3 p.m. Read more

Lappy's season appears done

Tuesday, April 27, 2010, 5:59 PM
Ian Laperierre, the gritty right winger who helped the Flyers advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals, will probably miss the remainder of the playoffs, GM Paul Holmgren said on Tuesday. Injured blocking a shot above his right eye in Thursday's series-clinching 3-0 win in New Jersey, Laperriere... Read more

For Flyers, it's Washington or (hopefully) Boston

Tuesday, April 27, 2010, 1:26 AM
The Flyers can't be took happy that they are going to have to wait an extra day before they start their Eastern Conference semfiinals. They are antsy and eager to continue the momentum they built during their first-round dismantling of the New Jersey Devils. But, truth be told, they could be VERY... Read more

Lappy won't need surgery, will play in Round 2

Saturday, April 24, 2010, 1:44 PM
Ian Laperriere will not need surgery and will play in Round 2, Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren announced on Saturday. The winger needed 60 to 70 stitches above his right eye when hit by a shot Thursday in New Jersey. According to Holmgren, Laperriere suffered a non-displaced fracture of the... Read more

Flyers lived up to slogan

Thursday, April 22, 2010, 11:56 PM
NEWARK, N.J. _ Trying to change his luck, New Jersey goalie Martin Brodeur shaved off his playoff beard before Thursday’s game against the Flyers. Trying to ignite his lifeless team, winger Ilya Kovalchuk guaranteed a Devils victory. It didn’t work, quite simply, because the Flyers were... Read more

Flyers' 3-1 lead not so safe; lines set for tonight

Thursday, April 22, 2010, 1:51 AM
UPDATE: Here are the Flyers' lines for Thursday night in New Jersey: Carcillo-Richards-Laliberte. Leino-Briere-Hartnell. JVR-Giroux-Asham. Powe-Betts-Lappy. Pronger on Kovalchuk guaranteeing a Devils win tonight: "Talk is cheap." For what it's worth, the Flyers scored a 5-1 win over... Read more

Carter, Gagne out for Game 5

Wednesday, April 21, 2010, 11:26 AM
Jeff Carter and Simon Gagne will miss Thursday's playoff game in New Jersey because of injuries to their right foot, the Flyers announced. Both are day to day, general manager Paul Holmgren said. The forwards were injured in Tuesday's 4-1 win over visiting New Jersey in Game 3. After the game, Carter... Read more
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