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NHL power rankings: The Philadelphia Flyers log two more big wins to move up two spots to No. 16

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:14 PM
This week, the Chicago Blackhawks remain dominant while the Detroit Red Wings drop four in a row. Injuries continued to take their toll on teams, especially for the Ottawa Senators, who lost defenseman Erik Karlsson for the rest of the season due to a scary Matt Cooke-skate-inflicted tear of his Achilles... Read more

Voracek blossoming for Flyers

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:14 PM
PITTSBURGH – Jake Voracek is coming of age. The speedy 23-year-old winger has seven points in the two games since he has moved to the Flyers’ top line with Claude Giroux as his center. Voracek had his first career hat trick, including the game-winning goal with 1:31 left, in the Flyers’... Read more

Penguins will go with backup goaltender vs. Flyers

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:14 PM
PITTSBURGH -- The first curveball of Wednesday night’s Flyers-Penguins game has just been thrown by Pens coach Dan Bylsma. He has decided to start backup goaltender Tomas Vokoun rather Marc-Andre Fleury. There has not been much difference in the numbers so far this season. Fleury has played... Read more

Can the Flyers stop Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby?

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:14 PM
PITTSBURGH _ Stopping the Penguins’ Sidney Crosby _ and his sizzling line _ will be No. 1 on the Flyers’ priority list on Wednesday when the teams meet in Pittsburgh at 7:30 p.m. Forget that Crosby hasn’t scored against the Flyers in the last three meetings, including two in the... Read more

The Flyers' Magic Pittsburgh Number

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:14 PM
If you caught Tuesday's BoopStat, you already know that the Flyers are 0-5-2 in the game after they ring up seven or more goals in a regular season win since Dec. 30, 2010. That certainly doesn't bode well for Wednesday's game against the Penguins ... except for the fact that it is in Pittsburgh. In... Read more

Flyers Drolling Seven

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:14 PM
Sure, a 7-0 thrashing of any NHL team would give a hockey fan cause for celebration, but if recent history is any indication, Flyers fans will be coming back to earth shortly. The last seven times that the Flyers scored seven or more goals in a regular season victory, they have not answered the bell... Read more

Giroux leads Flyers' 7-0 rout

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:14 PM
UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- It wasn’t quite “The Shift,” but it may get just get the Flyers back on track. From the opening puck drop, Flyers captain Claude Giroux backed up his harsh words from Saturday night in Montreal with a 3-point effort on Monday. Giroux scored 26 seconds into the... Read more

Rob Tornoe's Flyers cartoon caption contest

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:14 PM
It's time once again for you to write the caption to Rob Tornoe's latest Sports Ink cartoon. Post your best ideas in the comments. Rob will pick the best and we'll announce the results in a few days. Read more

Live game updates: Flyers at Islanders

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:14 PM
The Flyers head to New York to take on the Islanders. Join us for live updates and commentary throughout the game. On a mobile device? Click HERE to join the chat. Read more

Lavvy Rising

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:14 PM
If the Flyers could shake their early-season slump enough to win at least 14 more times over their final 32 games — and he sticks around for all of them — Peter Laviolette could move into third place on the club's all-time coaching victory list. And that would be impressive, since he is... Read more
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