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Published: Wed, 25 Apr 2018 23:36:54 GMT


Flyers' Ivan Provorov wants to grow into a more vocal leader for next season
Ivan Provorov plays like he's 35 on the ice, next season he might act that age off of it, too.

Is the NHL doing enough to prevent concussions? Eric Lindros, others don't think so
Last month a 2015 deposition given by Gary Bettman was unsealed, revealing the NHL commissioner's views on the link between CTE and head injuries in hockey.

Undermanned and underwhelming, Flyers go quietly in the night
Sean Couturier's absence sent a team already in search of answers in search of miracles.

Penguins making Flyers pay for their imperfections | Sam Donnellon
The Penguins are the two-time Stanley Cup champions, which means this: They don't have to play 60 minutes of hockey to win. You do.

Flyers mantra going forward in NHL playoffs: Embrace the underdog role
"Label us anything you want,'' Shayne Gostisbehere said. "I think the city has taken the underdog role too.'' He added that some Flyers might have viewed the parade footage on more than one occasion. "There's a couple of dog masks running around here,'' he said.

Shayne Gostisbehere guaranteed it - Brian Elliott would prove himself | Sam Donnellon
Elliott proved himself as the Flyers' backbone in Game 2.

Penguins dilemma: How to improve on Game 1 effort
"I think you've got to look at it as a series on the whole. It's a 1-nothing series," Penguins defenseman Jamie Oleksiak said after Friday morning's skate.

Mind over matter: Flyers seek a reset for Game 2 | Sam Donnellon
The Flyers have to shake off the blowout loss to Pittsburgh in Game 1 and "flip the switch" ahead of Game 2 on Friday.

Despite Game 1 result, Flyers keep faith in Brian Elliott
The jury is still out on whether the goalie is fully recovered from the core muscle surgery he underwent seven weeks ago. "I don't know, it's a hard question to answer,'' he said.

After Brian Elliott's rough night, Bryz offers his services | Sam Donnellon
It was a rough night for Elliott, who was pulled in the second period after allowing five goals on 19 shots.