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Holmgren back as GM; Timonen likely returning

Friday, May 2, 2014, 7:18 PM
About 90 minutes after Ed Snider hinted that Paul Holmgren may become the Flyers' president, Holmgren said he would remain as the team's general manager next season. The Flyers cleaned out their lockers in Voorhees on Friday, and several players and front-office personnel spoke to reporters. Snider... Read more

Giroux named MVP finalist

Thursday, May 1, 2014, 11:28 AM
Flyers center Claude Giroux has been named a finalist for the Hart Trophy, awarded to the league's MVP. Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby, who is the heavy favorite, and Anaheim's Ryan Getzlaf were also named finalists. The winner will be announced June 24 in Las Vegas. "To be nominated is a great honor... Read more

Flyers need to give Mason some help

Thursday, May 1, 2014, 2:51 AM
NEW YORK — In the series, Steve Mason outplayed the great Henrik Lundqvist, Rick Nash didn’t score a goal for the Rangers, and the Flyers stopped New York’s last 21 power plays. How, then, did the Flyers lose the series in seven games? Quite simply, they didn’t have the puck... Read more

Flyers' Simmonds: 'This is what you live for'

Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 6:03 PM
NEW YORK _ The Flyers appear loose, excited, and confident heading into Wednesday’s Game 7 showdown at Madison Square Garden. “It never gets old,” veteran defenseman Timonen said a few hours before the decisive game against the New York Rangers. “It’s a big game, but... Read more

Flyers, Rangers: Game 7 drama arrives

Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 3:29 AM
As the final seconds ticked down in the Flyers’ surprisingly easy 5-2 win over the New York Rangers on Tuesday night, fans in the Wells Fargo Center started a rhythmic chant. “We want Pittsburgh! We want Pittsburgh!” The Flyers are one win away from granting their fans’ wish... Read more

Gustafsson in, Gill out for Flyers; Grossmann done for season

Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 11:35 AM
Saying he wanted to go with more speed, Flyers coach Craig Berube is putting defenseman Erik Gustafsson in the lineup Tuesday night for the first time in the playoffs. Gustafsson will replace veteran Hal Gill, who was ineffective and on the ice for two Rangers goals in New York’s 4-2 win Sunday... Read more

Can Flyers put some sizzle into flat series?

Monday, April 28, 2014, 9:43 PM
The Flyers have not been sharp, have not had as much offensive-zone time as the New York Rangers in the first five games of the teams’ opening-round series. A series that, quite frankly, has been kind of flat. Maybe that will change when the teams meet in Game 6 Tuesday night at the Wells Fargo... Read more

Timonen: Flyers need to be in attack mode in Game 6

Monday, April 28, 2014, 1:53 PM
Be in attack mode. Set the tone early. Shoot more often. That, veteran defenseman Kimmo Timonen said, should be the plan as the Flyers face a win-or-stay-home Game 6 against the New York Rangers on Tuesday night at the Wells Fargo Center. Timonen, whose team faces a three-games-to-two deficit in the... Read more

Flyers' Gill replacing Grossmann in Game 5

Saturday, April 26, 2014, 1:11 PM
Flyers coach Craig Berube claimed he was undecided on whether he would use hulking Hal Gill or speedy Erik Gustafsson to replace the injured defenseman Nick Grossmann on Sunday, but his practice gave it away. So did Gill. Gill, 39, took all the regular repetitions with Mark Streit on Saturday in Voorhees... Read more

Hartnell: Flyers have been too 'tense,' need to loosen up

Friday, April 25, 2014, 11:53 AM
Down two games to one in the division semifinals, the Flyers are in a virtual must-win situation when they host the defensively superior New York Rangers on Friday night. “We have a lot more to give,” captain Claude Giroux said after the morning skate Friday at the Wells Fargo Center.... Read more
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