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Archive: April, 2012

Meszaros making strides for Flyers

Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 1:54 PM
Defenseman Andrej Meszaros practiced with the Flyers on Tuesday for the first time since his March 21 back surgery. Meszaros wore a no-contact jersey during drills at the Flyers' facility in Voorhees. "I'm really encouraged," coach Peter Laviolette said. At the time of the surgery, the Flyers said... Read more

Unsung heroes spur Flyers

Monday, April 23, 2012, 1:32 AM
Center Claude Giroux had a goal and two assists while willing the Flyers to a series-clinching 5-1 win over Pittsburgh at the electric Wells Fargo Center on Sunday. With 14 points in the six games, Giroux was obviously the series MVP. But who were the unsung Flyers heroes? Here, in no particular... Read more

Video: Giroux, Flyers eliminate Penguins

Sunday, April 22, 2012, 8:38 PM
Video: Claude Giroux and the Philadelphia Flyers closed out Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins in six games with a 5-1 win at the Wells Fargo Center. Sam Carchidi of the Inquirer reports on the victory. Read more

Gus replacing Grossmann for Flyers

Friday, April 20, 2012, 12:44 PM
PITTSBURGH -- The Flyers’ defense will have a new look Friday as they try to finish off the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Consol Energy Center. Erik Gustafsson is in; Nick Grossmann is out. Grossmann has a concussion, teammate Claude Giroux confirmed, and he did not make the trip to Pittsburgh... Read more

Crosby, Bylsma talk about Pens' chances

Friday, April 20, 2012, 11:47 AM
PITTSBURGH -- Flyers GM Paul Holmgren denied a report that goalie Ilya Bryzgalov has a hip problem and will be a game-time decision for Friday’s game in Pittsburgh. After Friday’s morning skate, the Penguins’ Sidney Crosby said it doesn’t matter who is in the nets for the Flyers... Read more

Fleury gives Flyers agita

Friday, April 20, 2012, 11:42 PM
PITTSBURGH _ Penguins winger Matt Cooke said it was Marc-Andre Fleury’s most impressive performance of the season. It was a performance that should cause Flyers’ fans to have lots of agita about now. Fleury, the Penguins goalie who was a disaster in the first three games of the series... Read more

Flyers chat with Sam Carchidi

Thursday, April 19, 2012, 8:05 PM
Join the Inquirer's Sam Carchidi as he takes your Flyers questions in a live chat, scheduled to start Friday at 2:30 p.m. On a mobile device? Click HERE to join the chat! Read more

For Flyers, strange Cup path

Thursday, April 19, 2012, 6:09 PM
PITTSBURGH _ For the Flyers, Wednesday’s blowout was just one game, just one loss. And as you know, they still have a three-games- to-one series lead over the dangerous Pittsburgh Penguins. Still, the Flyers’ 10-3 defeat in Game 4 was one for the books. Consider: The 10 goals were more... Read more

Giroux: 'I'm not worried about Bryz'

Thursday, April 19, 2012, 2:47 AM
There are a couple of ways to look at the Flyers’ position in the defensive-challenged Eastern Conference quarterfinals: - Glass half-full: The Flyers still have a comfortable 3-1 series lead against the Pittsburgh Penguins, and they are headed “home” to the Consol Energy Center... Read more

Confident Flyers go for sweep

Wednesday, April 18, 2012, 12:08 PM
The theme coming from the Flyers’ confident locker room after the morning skate in Voorhees on Wednesday: It’s time to end the series tonight against the dazed Pittsburgh Penguins at the Wells Fargo Center. “You really don’t want to give them any life out there,” Flyers... Read more
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