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Flyers' Berube: Luke Schenn 'playing like he can'

Tuesday, December 16, 2014, 12:45 PM
After being a healthy scratch for two straight games, Flyers defenseman Luke Schenn has put together back-to-back strong performances in wins over New Jersey and Carolina. Did sitting out a couple of games give him a different perspective and help him? “Uh….not really,” Schenn... Read more

Flyers expected to face Lightning's backup goalie

Tuesday, December 16, 2014, 1:09 AM
It appears the Flyers will catch a break Tuesday and face 39-year-old Evgeni Nabokov, Tampa Bay’s struggling backup goalie. Lightning starter Ben Bishop was injured in Monday’s 4-2 loss in Pittsburgh; he was replaced by Nabokov at the start of the second period. “He pulled himself... Read more

Flyers to honor Forsberg; Mumps concerns grow

Monday, December 15, 2014, 3:10 PM
In connection with last month’s Hockey Hall of Fame induction, former Flyer Peter Forsberg will be honored before Tuesday’s game against Tampa Bay at the Wells Fargo Center. “He was an all-around great player. Great vision,” Flyers coach Craig Berube said. “I ended up... Read more

Flyers Couturier providing two-way excellence

Saturday, December 13, 2014, 7:29 PM
Flyers center Sean Couturier understands his role as a defensive stopper, but he wants to be known for his all-around game. Lately the offense has been matching the defense. Couturier tied a career high by scoring a point in his sixth consecutive game after earning the first goal during the Flyers... Read more

Flyers face lowly Hurricanes; Lecavalier has minor injury

Friday, December 12, 2014, 3:14 PM
With lowly Carolina visiting the Wells Fargo Center on Saturday afternoon, the Flyers have a juicy opportunity to increase their points streak to five games and pick up ground in the Metropolitan Division. No NHL team has fewer points than the Hurricanes (19), who have lost four straight and slipped... Read more

Mumps outbreak 'absolutely' concerns Flyers' Hextall

Thursday, December 11, 2014, 11:49 PM
The spread of mumps around the NHL has concerned Flyers general manager Ron Hextall so much that some of his players have recently had vaccines. “We’ve addressed some things,” Hextall said after the Flyers’ workmanlike 4-1 win over New Jersey on Thursday at the Wells Fargo... Read more

L. Schenn returns to Flyers' lineup; Emery starts vs. Devils

Thursday, December 11, 2014, 11:54 AM
Defenseman Luke Schenn will return to the Flyers’ lineup Thursday night against visiting New Jersey, and goalie Ray Emery will make just his second start in the last 10 games. Schenn, a healthy scratch the previous two games, will replace Michael Del Zotto. “You keep a good attitude... Read more

Laughton refuses to get complacent with the Flyers

Wednesday, December 10, 2014, 4:08 PM
Flyers rookie Scott Laughton refuses to get complacent, even though he has been moved to the No. 2 center spot between Wayne Simmonds and Brayden Schenn. When he was recalled last month from the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, it had the appearance of being day-to-day situation. Since then, the 20-year-old... Read more

Flyers' Mason: 'You can't take 2 steps forward, then 2 steps back'

Wednesday, December 10, 2014, 2:59 AM
COLUMBUS, Ohio — An intercepted pass thrown by Sean Couturier led to a two-on-one that created the winning goal as Columbus handed the Flyers a 3-2 overtime loss Tuesday. So much for the theory that the Flyers would build off the momentum gained from Saturday’s 2-1 win over the defending... Read more

Flyers' Mason starting in Columbus; Umberger excited to return

Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 1:18 PM
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Flyers’ Steve Mason, R. J. Umberger and Jake Voracek had different reactions to returning to Columbus, the city where their careers either started or blossomed. Mason, who on Tuesday night will play his first game in Columbus since the Flyers acquired him late in the 2011-12... Read more
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