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

Leighton stays perfect as Flyers take 2-0 lead to Montreal

The story of the 2010 NHL playoffs has been focused around a team and a goaltender. The team being the Philadelphia Flyers, which we all know the story. The player, well, that belongs to Flyers netminder Michael Leighton. FACT: Last night’s game 2 3-0 shutout win for the Flyers was Leighton’s second consecutive playoff shutout. Becoming the first … Continue reading

Flyers take command of series with 4-1 beatdown of Devils, Carter and Gagne hurt

  Win, but at what cost?   Both Simon Gagne and Carter were injured during the course of the Flyers 4-1 win. Gagne suffered a fractured toe after being struck with the puck twice in the second period. GM Paul Holmgren stated Wednesday morning that both Carter and Gagne will not be available for Thurs game 5 in New … Continue reading

Despite inept officials, Flyers beat Isles to end home stand

PHILADELPHIA- It wasn’t a pretty way to end their six-game homestand, but it was a win. The Flyers overcame adversity because of nonsensical officiating to beat the New York Islanders 2-1 from the Wachovia Center this afternoon. Danny Briere and Scott Hartnell each scored to help push the Flyers past the slumping Islanders. Netminder Ray Emery, who was between the pipes … Continue reading

Briere, Carter Propel Flyers Past Islanders 2-1

The Philadelphia Flyers overcame a lot of adversity today before they even took the ice against the New York Islanders. Due to bad weather conditions the Flyers didn’t arrive to New York from Carolina until 3:30 a.m. this morning. The hockey game was set for 5 p.m just 13 and a half hours later. With little rest and a … Continue reading

Flyers Top Hurricanes In Shootout

The storylines were there. The return of Peter Laviolette to Carolina, the coach who brought a Stanley Cup to Raleigh NC in 2006 who is now trying to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to the promise land. Michael Leighton, the netminder who started the season with the promising Hurricanes squad. Only to be waived after the … Continue reading

Flyers Look to Get Rolling in Tampa, Powe Returns

The Philadelphia Flyers will try once again to salvage some kind of victory before Christmas. They will try in Tampa tonight when they host the Lightning. This is the second of four meetings between these two teams where the Flyers put a stomping on the Bolts back on Nov. 2, 6-2. Captain Mike Richards and … Continue reading

Flyers vs. Vancouver Preview

The Philadelphia Flyers will end their four-day layoff tomorrow when they host Roberto Luongo and the Vancouver Canucks from the Wachovia Center. After missing the past three games due to a two-game suspension and the flu, Danny Briere will return to the Flyers starting lineup. Briere will try and fill the scoring void that’s been lacking over the … Continue reading

Flyers Win Fifth Straight, Derail Senators

PHILADELPHIA- The stars couldn’t have aligned more last night when it came to Danny Briere. After missing over two weeks and four games worth of hockey, Briere returned to action last night and scored two goals to help the Flyers secure their fifth straight victory. After the game, Briere was full excitement and had a smile … Continue reading