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Archive: March, 2010

Flyers need to (finally) beat lowly Atlanta

Saturday, March 20, 2010, 1:50 AM
The Fyers have had a tendency to play up or down to their competition this season _ witness their wins over heavyweights Chicago and Washington, along with their losses to bottom-feeders Toronto and Edmonton. Oh, and their two one-goal deafeats in their only games against lowly Atlanta, which had... Read more

Boucher seizes opportunity, helps Flyers climb to 5th

Thursday, March 18, 2010, 11:41 PM
DALLAS _ Admit it. When you have seen goalie Brian Boucher in a relief role this season, you have cringed at the results. But when Boucher starts a game _ and has a chance to get into a rhythm _ he is as dependable as Ray Emery or Michael Leighton. Boucher was flawless after Thursday’s first... Read more

Flyers' goalie carousel: Boosh's turn

Thursday, March 18, 2010, 12:38 AM
DALLAS _ A little over six weeks ago, the Flyers had an overflow of NHL-caliber goalies. Now they have one. Now it’s Brian Boucher who will try to steer his enigmatic team into the Stanley Cup playoffs. A well-traveled 10-year veteran, the pressure shouldn’t bother Boucher, who figures... Read more

Does Flyers' season hinge on Leighton's injury?

Tuesday, March 16, 2010, 11:49 PM
NASHVILLE _ The Flyers’ season may hinge on goalie Michael Leighton’s injured left ankle. The goalie, a waiver-wire wonder this season, suffered a high ankle sprain early in Tuesday’s 4-3 shoot-out loss to Nashville. He will have an MRI Wednesday to determine the severity of the injury... Read more

Powe returns; ditto Hartnell, Timonen

Tuesday, March 16, 2010, 5:28 PM
NASHVILLE _ After sitting out one game, Darroll Powe is returning to the lineup Tuesday in Nashville. For the Flyers, that's a good sign. They are 34-13-2 with Powe in the lineup, and 2-15-2 without him. Powe was a healthy scratch Sunday because coach Peter Laviolette figured Riley Cote's physicality... Read more

Rangers seek revenge against Flyers; Leighton in nets

Sunday, March 14, 2010, 12:06 PM
Random thoughts while waiting for yet another delayed Amtrak train to leave Philly and head to New York City. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * The Flyers, coming off one of their most dramatic regular-season wins in franchise history, will turn their attention to the New York Rangers in Sunday’s... Read more

Avery too much (again) for Flyers

Sunday, March 14, 2010, 9:04 PM
NEW YORK _ Late Saturday, weather-related electrical problems caused the Flyers’ private Amtrak train to get stuck during what turned out to be a grueling 6½-hour trip to New York. It was an omen. The Flyers’ offense was stuck Sunday as it produced just 18 shots and put little pressure... Read more

Flyers shaking up lines vs. Blackhawks

Friday, March 12, 2010, 2:11 PM
Flyers coach Peter Laviolette changed two of his four lines at Friday's practice, and here are the expected units for Saturday's 1 p.m. matinee against the powerful Chicago Blackhawks: Simon Gagne-Mike Richards-Dan Carcillo. James van Riemsdyk-Jeff Carter-Ville Leino. Scott Hartnell-Claude Giroux-Danny... Read more

For Flyers, post-Olympic break blues

Thursday, March 11, 2010, 11:38 PM
Call it the post-Olympic break blues. The Flyers were playing their best hockey of the season before the Olympic break, registering four straight victories thanks to home-and-home sweeps of New Jersey and Montreal. Since the break ended, the Flyers are 3-2-1, including Thursday’s listless 5-1... Read more

Flyers' rally jolts Isles; Bruins next

Wednesday, March 10, 2010, 1:15 AM
At one point in Tuesday’s first period, the Flyers’ long winning streak against the New York Islanders seemed like it was coming to an inglorious end. Not only were the Flyers facing a 1-0 deficit, but they had lost three players to injuries _ Lukas Krajicek, James van Riemsdyk and Dan... Read more
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