Travis Konecny scored two goals and Claude Giroux collected three assists in the Flyers' much-needed 4-3 victory over the visiting New York Rangers on Thursday.
After a two-game benching, Brandon Manning returned to the Flyers' lineup Thursday against the visiting Rangers. Robert Hagg was a healthy scratch for the first time this season.
With eight games left, the Flyers cannot afford many missteps as they try to secure a Stanley Cup playoff berth. Next up: Thursday's game against the visiting New York Rangers, who will be playing without any pressure because they are virtually out of the playoff race.
Veteran goalie Michal Neuvirth hopes to return to action soon for the Flyers. With Petr Mrazek struggling, the Flyers could use the veteran goalie.
Despite less-than-energetic first periods, the Flyers have done an admirable job collecting points this season and climbing into a playoff spot. That said, there have been too many slow starts.
Flyers goaltender Petr Mrazek returned to Detroit but wound up getting yanked.
Two nights after beating powerful Washington, the Flyers again played down to their competition and lost to lowly Detroit in a shootout, 5-4. The Red Wings had lost 10 straight.
The current Flyers captain passed No. 88 for fifth place in points in Flyers history.
Under Jay Wright, Villanova has become perhaps the best college basketball program in the country. Where does that put him on the city's all-time list of great coaches?
The goalie has been inconsistent since being acquired from the Red Wings, who have lost 10 straight.
The Flyers' promising young players played well against Washington. When it looks like this, it's easy to believe the Flyers could make some playoff noise.
He has "the heart of a lion," Flyers teammate Wayne Simmonds said after the winger showed his fearlessness in the third period of Sunday's win.
The Flyers inched to within four points of first-place Washington with a 6-3 victory. The Flyers went 3-1 against the Capitals this season.