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Archive: April, 2010

'Lucky' goal dooms fading Flyers

Saturday, April 10, 2010, 3:42 AM
With their 4-3 loss to the host New York Rangers Friday, the Flyers put themselves in an unthinkable position: On the verge of missing the playoffs. The Flyers, who could have climbed to sixth place in the Eastern Conference with a win, remained in eighth. They and the ninth-place Rangers each have... Read more

Carter a game-time decision

Thursday, April 8, 2010, 12:48 PM
It will be a game-time decision in New York Friday on whether high-scoring center Jeff Carter can return to the Flyers’ lineup. Carter skated Thursday, the first time he practiced since he broke his left foot while blocking a shot against Atlanta on March 21. “I thought Jeff did fine... Read more

With or without Carter, Flyers need forwards to step up

Thursday, April 8, 2010, 8:18 PM
The already-intense rivalry between the Flyers and New York Rangers is about to reach the boiling point. New York, ninth in the Eastern Conference, is two points behind the eighth-place Flyers. The teams play each other in their final two regular-season games _ Friday in Madison Square Garden, and... Read more

Flyers chat with Sam Carchidi

Wednesday, April 7, 2010, 2:36 AM
Sam Carchidi takes your questions about the Flyers in a live chat at 3 p.m. Read more

Flyers' PK aids Boucher's 100th win

Tuesday, April 6, 2010, 11:03 PM
TORONTO _ The Flyers’ penalty kill was superb on Tuesday _ just as it’s been in the last five games. The PK, combined with Brian Boucher’s first shutout in two seasons and 100th victory of his career, played a major role in the Flyers’ 2-0 win over Toronto at the Air Canada... Read more

Lavy rips GMs for Pronger criticism

Monday, April 5, 2010, 7:34 PM
Flyers coach Peter Laviolette sharply criticized the two unnamed general mangers who took verbal shots at defenseman Chris Pronger in Sunday’s New York Post. In a story written by the Post’s Larry Brooks, two GMs said Pronger was “a problem” in the Flyers’ locker room... Read more

Asham scores in clutch; Pronger a 'problem'?

Sunday, April 4, 2010, 10:50 PM
For the most part, the Flyers have scuffled trying to replace the offense lost when Jeff Carter was sidelined with a broken foot. But don’t blame Arron Asham. Asham has done his part. The veteran right winger scored his third goal in the last five games Sunday as the Flyers outlasted Detroit... Read more

A look at playoff contenders' schedules

Saturday, April 3, 2010, 12:53 AM
The Flyers' 1-0 loss to visiting Montreal Friday was their seventh defeat in their last eight games _ and, amazingly, put them a step closer to missing the playoffs. Here are the five teams vying for the final three playoff spots in the Eastern Conference: 6. Montreal (38-32-8): 84 points in 78 games... Read more

Flyers' fade continues; goalie signed

Thursday, April 1, 2010, 11:16 PM
UNIONDALE, N.Y. - The fading Flyers followed a familiar pattern Thursday night. They got a couple of bad breaks that led to two early Islanders goals…and they folded. Again, that shows a lack of character, focus and leadership. By early in the second period, they trailed 4-0 en route to a... Read more
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