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Archive: April, 2009

Flyers fall, but Sloane plays well in surprise debut

Thursday, April 9, 2009, 4:24 PM
NEW YORK _ The Flyers dropped a 2-1 decision to the New York Rangers Thursday night, but still control their own destiny in the battle for the Eastern Conference's No. 4 seeding. That's because Carolina had its nine-game winning streak stopped as it fell to Buffalo, 5-1. The Flyers, Hurricanes and... Read more

Flyers clinch playoff spot, but the BIG story....

Tuesday, April 7, 2009, 11:08 PM
The Flyers clinched a playoff spot and remained tied for fourth place in the Eastern Conference with a 2-1 win over the Florida Panthers Tuesday night. But the big story on Action News.....was Marty Biron's return to form. Biron made 29 saves and looked like the goalie who played brilliantly for... Read more

For Flyers, crunch time; Biron starting against Fla.

Monday, April 6, 2009, 5:59 PM
If Kimmo Timonen had a choice, the Flyers' defenseman said he would rather face a playoff contender than an also-ran. Timonen should be happy, then, with the Flyers' remaining schedule: Three of the four games are against teams in the playoff hunt. On Tuesday, the Flyers host Florida, a team tied... Read more

Flyers still control destiny, but leave little room for error

Sunday, April 5, 2009, 12:37 AM
OTTAWA _ With just two wins in their last six games, the Flyers aren't exactly charging into the playoffs. Yes, they picked up a point in Saturday night's 4-3 shoot-out loss in Ottawa, but they fell into a fourth-place tie with streaking Carolina in the Eastern Conference. The Flyers finished 1-2-1... Read more

Nitty starting; Cote re-injured; 412 hats salute Carter

Saturday, April 4, 2009, 3:21 AM
OTTAWA _ Just talked to Flyers coach John Stevens and he said goalie Antero Niittymaki will start tonight in Ottawa. Marty Biron had been shaky in the two previous games, both against Toronto. Niittymaki has not fared well against Ottawa this season. Before tonight, he was 1-2 with a 4.02 GAA and... Read more

Flyers' effort unacceptable

Thursday, April 2, 2009, 1:22 AM
TORONTO _ The Flyers' season is at a crossroad. Either they regroup, take some momentum into the playoffs and make a strong Stanley Cup challenge. Or they continue their lackluster play, finish with a poor seeding and bow out in the first round of the playoffs. This is a team that has been very... Read more
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