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How many points do Flyers need?

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:14 PM
TAMPA, Fla. -- Including Monday night’s contest against the Lightning, the Flyers have 19 games to avoid watching the playoffs go on without them for just the second time since 1995. That leaves 50 different possible combinations of wins and losses from now until April 27. The Flyers can increase... Read more

Source: Flyers' Holmgren's job is secure

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:14 PM
TAMPA - Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren, who has been criticized for the team's tumble, is not in danger of losing his job, according to a source close to the situation. "Look at his body of work. He's done a very good job," said the source. "He's not going anywhere." The Flyers are 13-15-1... Read more

Timonen downplays milestone, points to Flyers' focus

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:14 PM
Defenseman Kimmo Timonen, called “the little engine that could” by teammate Scott Hartnell, will reach a milestone, and the Flyers will be (yes, you’ve heard this before) in desperation mode when they visit the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday night. Fact is, EVERY game is critical... Read more

Video: Flyers earn shootout victory over Devils

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:14 PM
Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 27 shots and two more in the shootout as the Philadelphia Flyers earned a split of their home-and-home series against the New Jersey Devils with a 2-1 shootout win. Read more

Flyers 'start to see a little bit of sun'

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:14 PM
The Flyers moved to within three points of eighth-place Winnipeg in the Eastern Conference on Friday, scoring a hard-earned – and desperately needed — 2-1 shootout win over New Jersey at the Wells Fargo Center. Winger Simon Gagne put the victory in perspective. “We understand that... Read more

Flyers try to start playoff push vs. Devils

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:14 PM
One day after GM Paul Holmgren ripped the team at a meeting and in the press, the Flyers need to start their playoff push when they host the New Jersey Devils Friday night. The Devils have had the Flyers’ number. After losing the opening game in last year’s playoffs against the Flyers... Read more

Lavy is staying, Flyers' GM says

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:14 PM
General manager Paul Holmgren said he is not thinking about making a coaching change, and he criticized the Flyers’ “compete” level during an impromptu news conference at the team’s practice facility in Voorhees on Thursday. At first, Holmgren gave coach Peter Laviolette a... Read more

Flyers have better shot at lottery

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:14 PM
With every loss, the harsh reality of the numbers game becomes more and more in-focus. As Sixers CEO Adam Aron mentioned on Thursday, there are a group of “ping pong” ball addictions - and probably some who are wondering what the Flyers’ lottery chances might be. On pace to finish... Read more

NHL power rankings: Inconsistencies force the Philadelphia Flyers to drop four spots

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:14 PM
The major problem in the NHL this week is that a lot of teams are way too inconsistent. These teams are going to have to do something drastic soon if they don’t want to be pulling out their golf clubs and fishing rods at the end of April. So let's take a look at which teams are dominating the... Read more

Luke Schenn late scratch against New Jersey

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:14 PM
NEWARK, N.J. -- Defenseman Luke Schenn was a late scratch from the Flyers’ lineup on Wednesday night against New Jersey. Schenn, who had appeared in all 27 games to start the season, participated in the morning skate at Prudential Center and seemed fine. The reason for his absence is apprently... Read more
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