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Published: Mon, 19 Feb 2018 23:37:16 GMT2018-02-19T23:37:16Z


It's Alex Lyon's turn in the Flyers' goalie spotlight

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 23:37:16 GMT2018-02-19T23:37:16Z

Flyers coach Dave Hakstol, trying to take some of the pressure off rookie goalie Alex Lyon, said "we've won games as a team, and we'll continue to do that."

Home-grown goalies not a Flyers strength

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 23:12:48 GMT2018-02-19T23:12:48Z

The Flyers hope Alex Lyon will be one of the few home-grown goalies - that is, someone they drafted or sign as a free agent before they played in the NHL - to make an impact for them since 1980.

Could Flyers trade for a goalie? Watch Antti Raanta, Petr Mrazek, these others

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 22:39:33 GMT2018-02-19T22:39:33Z

With Brian Elliott and Michal Neuvirth suffering injuries eight days apart, general manager Ron Hextall needs to bolster the Flyers goaltending before the Feb. 26 trade deadline. Bolstered by the development of their young players and strong seasons by many of their vets, the Flyers have been one of the NHL's surprise stories.

Flyers whip Rangers as Alex Lyon excels in relief of injured Michal Neuvirth

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 15:32:58 GMT2018-02-19T15:32:58Z

Claude Giroux scored his 200th career goal and collected three points as the Flyers whipped the host New York Rangers, but lost goalie Michal Neuvrith to an injury.

With Michal Neuvirth injured, Flyers' goalie search should intensify

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:41:20 GMT2018-02-19T00:41:20Z

Arizona's Antti Raanta, Buffalo's Robin Lehner, and Toronto prospect Calvin Pickard are among the goalies that could draw the interest of Flyers' GM Ron Hextall.

Capitals forward calls fans racial taunts 'disgusting'

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 22:36:04 GMT2018-02-18T22:36:04Z

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - This wasn't the first time Devante Smith-Pelly has had racial taunts directed at him during a hockey game.

Maturing Flyers trying to pay back Rangers

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 17:58:09 GMT2018-02-17T17:58:09Z

The Flyers, on a 5-0-2 run, will try to avenge last month's lopsided loss when they play the New York Rangers in a noon matinee Sunday at Madison Square Garden.

Greg Smyth, former Flyers second-round selection, dies at 51

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 11:40:38 GMT2018-02-17T11:40:38Z

Greg Smyth, a former Flyers defenseman known for his physical play, died at age 51 on Friday, according to the team's alumni association.

Flyers 2, Blue Jackets 1: Quick observations from Philly's overtime win

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 04:38:36 GMT2018-02-17T04:38:36Z

The Flyers ended a 13-year losing streak in games played in Columbus, scoring a dramatic 2-1 OT win Friday.

Flyers finally win in Columbus on Sean Couturier's overtime goal

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 03:49:14 GMT2018-02-17T03:49:14Z

It was going to take a Herculean effort for the Flyers to emerge with two points at nationwide Arena Friday night. And that's exactly what they got.

Vegas Golden Knights: Winning and helping a city heal

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 02:03:44 GMT2018-02-17T02:03:44Z

In a hard-to-fathom inaugural season, the Vegas Golden Knights have done more than establish themselves as an elite NHL team. They have uplifted a city still healing from the Oct. 1 shootings that left 58 dead.,

His game reclaimed, Travis Sanheim looks to rejoin Flyers | Sam Donnellon

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 23:10:54 GMT2018-02-16T23:10:54Z

The Flyers' defenseman prospect said he's playing his 'best hockey' and he's readying to 'take off.'

For Flyers, core muscle injuries aren't all alike

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 21:28:17 GMT2018-02-16T21:28:17Z

From Shayne Gostisbehere to Claude Giroux to Brian Elliott, the Flyers some have experience with the injuries.

Flyers-Blue Jackets preview: What about Bob (Sergei Bobrovsky)?

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 18:24:40 GMT2018-02-16T18:24:40Z

The Columbus goalie, whom the Flyers traded in 2012 for draft picks that became Anthony Stolarz and Taylor Leier, is 9-2-0 with a 1.79 GAA and .939 save percentage against the team that drafted him.

Flyers' Shayne Gostisbehere 'extremely saddened' by shootings at his former high school

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 02:01:06 GMT2018-02-16T02:01:06Z

Gostisbehere attended Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School for two years.

Flyers cross fingers on goalie Michal Neuvirth as NHL trade deadline looms

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 22:27:19 GMT2018-02-14T22:27:19Z

Top goalie Brian Elliott is projected to miss 5-6 weeks, meaning that oft-injured, oft-ill and oft-erratic Michal Neuvirth will receive most of the remaining 25 regular-season starts.

Flyers let one slip in shootout loss to Devils

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 05:54:19 GMT2018-02-14T05:54:19Z

The Devils won on Drew Stafford's shootout goal, moving to within two points of the third-place Flyers and snapping their four-game winning streak.

Flyers goalie Brian Elliott has 'core muscle' surgery, team says

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 01:28:18 GMT2018-02-14T01:28:18Z

He is expected to be out five to six weeks. Michal Neuvirth will take over.

Philly sports teams remain undefeated since Eagles' Super Bowl win

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 20:27:31 GMT2018-02-13T20:27:31Z

It's a great time to be a Philadelphia sports fan.

Flyers' two-goalie approach paying dividends

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 17:27:20 GMT2018-02-13T17:27:20Z

"When you have two goalies able to step up when you need them to, your confidence … it's better,'' Flyers captain Claude Giroux said.

Willie O'Ree, the Jackie Robinson of hockey, to inspire youths in Philly

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 17:06:17 GMT2018-02-13T17:06:17Z

Willie O'Ree, who broke the NHL's color barrier in 1958, will address student athletes in Philadelphia this weekend. Flyers right winger Wayne Simmonds said O'Ree is his inspiration for playing hockey.

Flyers-Devils preview: Reeling New Jersey hits town

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 13:00:17 GMT2018-02-13T13:00:17Z

The Devils have lost four straight games and eight of their last 11. The Flyers have won four straight.

Flyers' Michal Neuvirth ready for challenge ahead

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 02:48:50 GMT2018-02-13T02:48:50Z

Goalie Michal Neuvirth stopped 38 of 39 shots as the surging Flyers won their fourth straight Sunday night in Vegas. They lifted their record to 20-8-2 since ending their 10-game losing streak on Dec. 4.

Flyers' Claude Giroux edges South Jersey's Johnny Gaudreau for weekly NHL honor

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 20:21:11 GMT2018-02-12T20:21:11Z

Flyers left winger Claude Giroux was named the NHL's No. 1 star of the week after collecting six points in four games. The Flyers won all four.