Monday, December 22, 2014

Revived Lecavalier helps Flyers stun Jets

Monday, December 22, 2014, 3:02 AM
WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Embarrassed and humiliated by being benched for nearly three weeks, veteran Flyers forward Vinny Lecavalier could have sulked, could have criticized his coach, could have complained about being used out of position earlier in the season. Instead, he kept his mouth shut,... Read more

Flyers' Zepp to make NHL debut tonight

Sunday, December 21, 2014, 2:45 PM
WINNIPEG, Manitoba - For Rob Zepp, the long wait is over. Zepp, 33, will make his NHL debut Sunday night, when the Flyers play in Winnipeg. After 14 professional seasons, including seven in Germany and stops in the OHL, ECHL and AHL, Zepp will get a chance to show his stuff. Zepp, recalled from the... Read more

Flyers' Giroux, Voracek best Philly sports duo since Howard, Utley?

Saturday, December 20, 2014, 11:19 PM
TORONTO _ Flyers linemates Claude Giroux and Jake Voracek may become the best duo in Philly sports since Ryan Howard and Chase Utley were in their prime. Both had four points Saturday night as the Flyers whipped the Maple Leafs, 7-4, at the Air Canada Centre. Voracek took over the NHL scoring lead... Read more

Hextall 'optimistic' on Flyers' Mason; Gostisbehere making strides

Saturday, December 20, 2014, 1:23 PM
TORONTO _ Steve Mason will be re-evaluated by a specialist Monday in Philadelphia, and Flyers general manager Ron Hextall said Saturday he was optimistic that the goalie will not be sidelined for a long period. Mason apparently injured his back late in Friday’s practice at the Skate Zone in... Read more

Flyers Mason out for the weekend

Friday, December 19, 2014, 12:08 PM
Flyers goalie Steve Mason is out at least for the weekend after suffering an upper body injury today in practice. General manager Ron Hextall released this update: "Steve Mason has an upper body injury and is out for the weekend. We wil have an update on Monday". The Flyers play at Toronto on Saturday... Read more

Seems like the right time to put D-man Del Zotto back in Flyers' lineup

Friday, December 19, 2014, 2:03 AM
The Flyers, who dropped a 2-1 shootout decision Thursday to visiting Florida, have played solid defense in the last six games, but at the expense of their offense. They aren’t creating nearly enough scoring chances, aren’t getting many dangerous shots. And they are making too many passes... Read more

Lecavalier back in Flyers' lineup

Thursday, December 18, 2014, 11:29 AM
After being a healthy scratch for seven games, veteran Vinny Lecavalier will return to the Flyers' lineup Thursday against visiting Florida. The 34-year-old forward will play right wing on a line centered by Pierre-Edouard Bellemare. Zac Rinaldo will be at left wing, and Chris VandeVelde will be scratched... Read more

Flyers' Mason upstaged by 20-year-old Lightning goalie

Wednesday, December 17, 2014, 1:25 AM
Flyers goalie Steve Mason played another strong game Tuesday night, but he was upstaged by a 20-year-old netminder who made his NHL debut. Andrei Vasilevskiy, recalled from AHL Syracuse earlier in the day, made 23 saves as Tampa Bay defeated the Flyers, 3-1, at the Wells Fargo Center. As a result... Read more

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
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