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Archive: April, 2013

Mason and Flyers: So far, so good

Sunday, April 21, 2013, 1:56 PM
It’s only a small sample, but recently acquired goalie Steve Mason has played much better _ and has looked more confident _ for the Flyers than he did in Columbus this year. His Blue Jackets numbers: 2.95 goals-against average and .899 save percentage in 13 games. His Flyers numbers: 2.08 goals-against... Read more

Video: Wayne Simmonds talks first-career hat trick

Sunday, April 21, 2013, 4:57 AM
Wayne Simmonds talks about the the first hat trick of his career after the Flyers' 5-3 win over the Carolina Hurricanes. Read more

So what's left for Flyers?

Friday, April 19, 2013, 1:49 PM
The Flyers will almost certainly not be in the Stanley Cup playoffs for just the second time in the last 18 seasons, so the last four regular-season games are a matter of pride. “Being a professional, you have to leave it all out there,” said forward Danny Briere, whose team plays in Carolina... Read more

For Flyers, Bryz getting start over hot Mason

Thursday, April 18, 2013, 11:34 AM
In a somewhat surprising decision, Flyers coach coach Peter Laviolette is giving goalie Ilya Bryzgalov the start Thursday night against New Jersey, bypassing the sizzling Steve Mason. "Both of our goaltenders have played really well lately, I think," Laviolette said when asked if it was a difficult... Read more

For Flyers, math is grim, but....

Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 11:29 AM
Flyers coach Peter Laviolette knows the numbers make his team the longest of playoff longshots. “We’re in a hole. We put ourselves here and we accept it,” Laviolette said after the Flyers jolted the New York Rangers, 4-2, on Tuesday night at the Wells Fargo Center.” The Flyers... Read more

Mason, Manning in Flyers' lineup

Tuesday, April 16, 2013, 5:59 PM
Defenseman Brandon Manning, recalled from Adirondack, will be in the Flyers' lineup Tuesday night against the visiting New York Rangers. Steve Mason, who has a 1.74 GAA in three games with the Flyers, will be in the nets. Manning, who played four games with the Flyers last year, was recalled with... Read more

Bombings leave Laviolette somber after Flyers' win

Tuesday, April 16, 2013, 12:04 AM
MONTREAL - Flyers coach Peter Laviolette was in a somber mood after his team’s 7-3 win in Montreal on Monday night. Laviolette talked about his sister attending the Boston Marathon earlier in the day. His sister was OK, but at least three died and more than 100 were wounded in the bombings. "It's... Read more

Looks like Lavy staying as Flyers' coach

Monday, April 15, 2013, 11:07 AM
MONTREAL _ Forget the rumors about Peter Laviolette being fired after the season. It sounds as if the Flyers’ fiery coach is staying. Without formally announcing it, general manager Paul Holmgren gave Laviolette a strong vote of confidence in Montreal on Monday. Asked if he planned to make... Read more

Video: Flyers goalie Steve Mason on loss

Sunday, April 14, 2013, 5:11 AM
Flyers goalie Steve Mason talks about the Flyers' 1-0 loss in Buffalo on Saturday. Read more

Briere will try to spark sagging Flyers

Friday, April 12, 2013, 1:44 PM
The Flyers’ chances of making the playoffs have dropped below 1 percent, so they are playing the last eight games for pride and for jobs next year. And, for some players, for the chance to show they should not have their contracts bought out after the season. “You know, we have to continue... Read more
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