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Archive: March, 2012

Briere Is A Key To Flyers Postseason Fortunes

Saturday, March 24, 2012, 11:39 PM
Danny Briere said he had been playing better lately, but the bounces weren’t going in. When the postseason starts, those bounces have a way of finding the back of the net for Briere. And if his performance in Saturday’s 4-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens is any indication, then the Flyers... Read more

Video: Flyers, Bryzgalov continue to roll

Friday, March 23, 2012, 3:33 AM
Video: Ilya Bryzgalov impressed again with 30 saves as the Flyers beat the Washington Capitals 2-1 for their ninth win in 12 games. Sam Carchidi of the Inquirer reports. Read more

Flyers warming up at right time

Friday, March 23, 2012, 3:22 AM
The mantra coming out of the Flyers’ locker room lately has been this: We don’t care who we face in the playoffs, we just want to be on a roll when they arrive. With goalie Ilya Bryzgalov leading the way, they are in the process of reaching that goal. The Flyers outlasted the visiting... Read more

Flyers' attack a concern

Wednesday, March 21, 2012, 2:18 PM
The Flyers have been on a nice roll lately - they are on an 8-2-1 run - but that has masked the fact that they have struggled offensively. Part of that is because they have emphasized a defense-first mentality in the last few weeks, building a wall in front of goalie Ilya Bryzgalov. The defense and... Read more

Bryz, Ovechkin in showdown

Wednesday, March 21, 2012, 9:59 PM
Two streaking Russians - Flyers goalie Ilya Bryzgalov and Washington forward Alex Ovechkin - will be on display Thursday in a key Eastern Conference matchup at the Wells Fargo Center. Bryzgalov’s sizzling month includes a 1-0 win in Washington in which he made 34 saves on March 4. He is 8-1-1... Read more

Kubina back in Flyers' lineup

Tuesday, March 20, 2012, 10:44 AM
Defenseman Pavel Kubina, who has missed the last seven games with an upper-body injury, will return to the Flyers' lineup Tuesday night against visiting Florida. Sitting out "has been real hard, but the team has been playing great and it's been fun to watch," Kubina said after Tuesday's morning skate... Read more

Video: Flyers Rally to Stop Penguins' Streak

Sunday, March 18, 2012, 9:05 PM
Video: Scott Hartnell scored twice as the Philadelphia Flyers overcame a two-goal deficit to defeat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 in overtime. Sam Carchidi of the Inquirer reports. Read more

Reversed roles for Bryz, Thomas

Saturday, March 17, 2012, 9:05 AM
BOSTON _ Raise your hand if you thought this was going to happen three weeks ago: Boston’s Tim Thomas, the NHL’s best performer as he led the Bruins to last year’s Stanley Cup, would be struggling mightily, while Ilya Bryzgalov would be the league’s hottest goaltender. That’s... Read more

Vampires (er, Flyers) eye Penguins

Saturday, March 17, 2012, 6:32 PM
BOSTON _ The Flyers are like vampires: They only like to play at night. They dropped a 3-2 shootout decision to Boston on Saturday afternoon at the TD Garden. The numbers are numbing: The Flyers are 3-8-2 in afternoon games, and 5-10-2 in games that start before 7 p.m. In the first period of the... Read more

Bryz sets Flyers record in 3-2 win

Thursday, March 15, 2012, 8:27 PM
Ilya Bryzgalov set a Flyers record for consecutive scoreless minutes in the Flyers' 3-2 win over the host New York Islanders on Thursday. In the second period, he passed the mark of 227 minutes, 40 seconds, set by John Vanbiesbrouck in 1999. Michael Grabner, left alone in the left circle, scored... Read more
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