Flyers play spoilers with 3-2 win over Pens

The 2010-11 NHL Season started off with a surprise for the Flyers, in net was not incumbent backup Brian Boucher who was expected to hold down the fort while Michael Leighton was out with lower back problems. But instead Coach Peter Laviolette decided to roll the dice and go with the 22-year old Russian phenom Sergei Bobrovsky.   … Continue reading

Bobrovsky, Flyers open the season in impressive fashion

This is why I love sports, you just never know what’s going to happen. Thursday night, the Flyers traveled to Pittsburgh to battle with their fiercest rival. The orange and black started rookie goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky against arguably the best team in the east. Common sense would say that the Pens would have their way with us, but … Continue reading

Flyers 2010 Season Preview: Is the Cup next for Philly?

The 2010 Philadelphia Flyers will enter October 7th in Pittsburgh as a team with a lot of expectations. After losing to the Chicago Blackhawks in six games last June, the Flyers decided to make minimal changes to try to keep this winning attitude in tact. With the arrivals of Nikolai Zherdev, Andrej Meszaros, Matt Walker, Sean … Continue reading

Flyers show resilience in OT to take game 3

They never back down. They never quit. The tagline for the Flyers playoff run was ‘Relentless Pursuit of the Cup.’ My, did the Flyers nail that marketing idea. As much as the this Philadelphia squad are relentless, the word that best describes this hockey team is, resilient. When Patrick Kane took the lead pass from Blackhawks captain … Continue reading

Third-period power-play goals lift Flyers past Islanders

For the 15th consecutive time the Philadelphia Flyers defeated the New York Islanders. Although it didn’t seem it was going to roll that way for the orange ‘n’ black. The Flyers ran off a pair third-period power-play goals to beat the Isles 3-2 from the Wachovia Center last night while dealing with a short bench … Continue reading

Richards, Emery help shutout new look Flames

It was a complete effort for the first time in a long time. What do I mean? The Philadelphia Flyers shutout the Calgary Flames last night 3-0 with a full 60 minute effort. Captain Mike Richards finally came out of his goal drought with two goals, including his 100th career tally while Ray Emery stopped … Continue reading

Richards Leads Flyers Past Isles, Snap Losing Skid

PHILADELPHIA- For the past few weeks during the downfall of the Philadelphia Flyers, fans and media outlets kept saying the ‘franchise players’ have to step up and lead this team out of their funk. Well, last night at the Wachovia Center those ‘franchise players’ did just that and more. Captain Mike Richards, Jeff Carter, and Claude … Continue reading

Flyers Make Line Changes, Looking For Impact

During the latest rare occurence of a five-day break in between games, Coach John Stevens has had some time to watch and observe his team with quite a few practices. Changes were made. No, don’t get those thoughts, I meant line changes. The past couple Flyers practices have looked a bit different. Claude Giroux was … Continue reading