Flyers 2011-12 TV Schedule

Flyers 2011-12 TV Schedule

Great news for you puck junkies. All 82 Flyers games this season will be broadcast in HD and will be available on either Comcast SportsNet, The Comcast Network (TCN), or either Versus or NBC. Additionally, once the calendar flips to 2012, NBC Sports and Versus will be rebranded as the NBC Sports Network in the United States. You'll be able to catch a handful of Flyers games on there.

The orange and black kick things off on opening night on Versus against the Stanley Cup Champion Boston Bruins.

As for the majority of the games on Comcast, it'll be your trusty old broadcasting crew of Jim Jackson, Keith Jones, Steve Coates and Bill Clement. Hopefully Coatesy has been busy all summer working on some great new bits for Coatesy's Corner.

The full Flyers schedule, including which channel will air which games is below.



Thu.   Oct. 06    @
Boston             7:00PM    VS

Sat.   Oct. 08    @
New Jersey      7:00PM    CSN

Wed. Oct. 12    vs.
Vancouver       7:30PM    CSN

Sat.   Oct. 15    vs.
Los Angeles    7:00PM    CSN

Tue.   Oct. 18    @
Ottawa             7:30PM    CSN

Thu.   Oct. 20    vs.
Washington     7:00PM    CSN

Sat.   Oct. 22    vs.
St. Louis         7:00PM    CSN

Mon.  Oct. 24    vs.
Toronto           7:00PM    CSN

Wed. Oct. 26    @
Montreal          7:30PM    CSN

Thu.   Oct. 27    vs.
Winnipeg         7:00PM    CSN

Sat.   Oct. 29    vs.
Carolina          7:00PM    CSN



Wed. Nov. 02    @ Buffalo             7:30PM    VS

Thu.   Nov. 03    vs.
New Jersey     7:00PM    CSN

Sat.   Nov. 05    vs.
Columbus        7:00PM    CSN

Wed. Nov. 09    @
Tampa Bay      7:30PM    VS

Sun.  Nov. 13    @
Florida             5:00PM    TCN

Mon.  Nov. 14    @
Carolina           7:00PM    CSN

Thu.   Nov. 17    vs.
Phoenix          7:00PM    CSN

Sat.   Nov. 19    @
Winnipeg         3:00PM    CSN

Mon.  Nov. 21    vs.
Carolina          7:00PM    CSN

Wed. Nov. 23    @ N.Y. Islanders  7:00PM    CSN

Fri.    Nov. 25    vs.
Montreal          3:00PM    CSN

Sat.   Nov. 26    @ N.Y. Rangers   2:00PM    CSN




Fri.    Dec. 02    @
Anaheim          10:00PM TCN

Sat.   Dec. 03    @
Phoenix           8:00PM    CSN

Wed. Dec. 07    @ Buffalo             7:30PM    VS

Thu.   Dec. 08    vs.
Pittsburgh       7:00PM    CSN

Sat.   Dec. 10    vs.
Tampa Bay      7:00PM    CSN

Tue.   Dec. 13    @
Washington      7:00PM    CSN

Thu.   Dec. 15    @
Montreal          7:30PM    CSN

Sat.   Dec. 17    vs.
Boston            1:00PM    CSN

Mon.  Dec. 19    @
Colorado          9:00PM    CSN

Wed. Dec. 21    @
Dallas              7:30PM    VS

Fri.    Dec. 23    @ N.Y. Rangers   7:00PM    CSN

Tue.   Dec. 27    @
Tampa Bay      7:30PM    CSN

Thu.   Dec. 29    @
Pittsburgh        7:00PM    CSN



Mon.  Jan. 02     vs. NY Rangers     1:00PM    NBC

Thu.   Jan. 05     vs.
Chicago          7:00PM    CSN

Sat.   Jan. 07     vs.
Ottawa            1:00PM    CSN

Sun.  Jan. 08     @
Ottawa             5:00PM    CSN

Tue.   Jan. 10     @
Carolina           7:00PM    TCN

Thu.   Jan. 12     @ NY Islanders    7:00PM    CSN

Sat.   Jan. 14     @
Nashville          8:00PM    TCN

Tue.   Jan. 17     vs.
Minnesota       7:00PM    CSN

Thu.   Jan. 19     vs. NY Islanders    7:00PM    CSN

Sat.   Jan. 21     @
New Jersey      1:00PM    CSN

Sun.  Jan. 22     vs.
Boston            3:00PM    CSN

Tue.   Jan. 24     @
Florida             7:30PM    CSN

Tue.   Jan. 31     vs.
Winnipeg         7:00PM    CSN




Thu.   Feb. 02    vs.
Nashville         7:00PM    CSN

Sat.   Feb. 04    vs.
New Jersey     1:00PM    CSN

Sun.  Feb. 05    @ NY Rangers     1:00PM    CSN

Tue.   Feb. 07    vs. NY Islanders    7:00PM    CSN

Thu.   Feb. 09    vs.
Toronto           7:00PM    CSN

Sat.   Feb. 11    vs. NY Rangers     1:00PM    CSN

Sun.  Feb. 12    @
Detroit             7:30PM    NBC/VS

Thu.   Feb. 16    vs. Buffalo            7:00PM    CSN

Sat.   Feb. 18    vs.
Pittsburgh       1:00PM    CSN

Tue.   Feb. 21    @
Winnipeg         7:00PM    CSN

Thu.   Feb. 23    @
Edmonton        9:30PM    CSN

Sat.   Feb. 25    @
Calgary            10:00PM CSN

Tue.   Feb. 28    @
San Jose         10:30PM  TCN




Thu.   Mar. 01    vs. NY Islanders    7:00PM    CSN

Sun.  Mar. 04    @
Washington      7:00PM    NBC/VS

Tue.   Mar. 06    vs.
Detroit             7:00PM    CSN

Thu.   Mar. 08    vs.
Florida            7:00PM    CSN

Sat.   Mar. 10    @
Toronto            7:00PM    CSN

Sun.  Mar. 11    @
New Jersey      7:00PM    CSN

Tue.   Mar. 13    vs.
New Jersey     7:00PM    TCN

Thu.   Mar. 15    @ NY Islanders    7:00PM    CSN

Sat.   Mar. 17    @
Boston             1:00PM    CSN

Sun.  Mar. 18    vs.
Pittsburgh       3:00PM    NBC/VS

Tue.   Mar. 20    vs.
Florida            7:00PM    CSN

Thu.   Mar. 22    vs.
Washington     7:00PM    CSN

Sat.   Mar. 24    vs.
Montreal          7:00PM    CSN

Mon.  Mar. 26    vs.
Tampa Bay      7:30PM    VS

Thu.   Mar. 29    @
Toronto            7:00PM    CSN

Sat.   Mar. 31    vs.
Ottawa            1:00PM    CSN




Sun.  Apr. 01     @
Pittsburgh        7:30PM    NBC/VS

Tue.   Apr. 03     vs. NY Rangers     7:00PM    CSN

Thu.   Apr. 05     vs. Buffalo            7:00PM    CSN

Sat.   Apr. 07     @
Pittsburgh        4:00PM    NBC/VS



* Updated: September 12, 2011

Instant Replay: Flyers 3, Canucks 2

Instant Replay: Flyers 3, Canucks 2

Box Score

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- The Flyers passed a freshness test Sunday night — barely.

After building a 3-0 lead in the first 23 minutes, the Flyers held on for a 3-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks at Rogers Arena.

The Flyers were the more rested team. They had two days off here following Thursday’s loss in Edmonton — and a three-day break before the start of the trip.

But they almost allowed Vancouver to come back in the Canucks' second of back-to-back home games with only a day’s rest following a grueling six-game United States road trip.

The Flyers (28-24-7) moved within a point of the eighth and final playoff spot, currently shared by Florida and Boston, in the Eastern Conference. The Canucks (26-28-6) were denied a chance to gain ground on the final postseason berth in the Western Conference.

Wayne Simmonds, Jakub Voracek and Brayden Schenn — who added the goal that proved to be the winner — scored for the Flyers. Two of the three goals came on the power play. Both teams failed to score in the third period.

Markus Granlund and Jannik Hansen replied for the Canucks.

With the win, the Flyers avoided going winless on a three-game tour through British Columbia and Alberta. They posted their first victory in Western Canada in the past nine attempts.

Goalie report
Coach Dave Hakstol showed loyalty in Michal Neuvirth after the Flyers' netminder allowed four goals on his first 12 shots in Thursday’s one-sided loss in Edmonton. Neuvirth started off much better Sunday, as he got his toe on Markus Granlund’s dangerous chance from in close early and stopped all eight shots that he faced in the first period.

Power play
Hakstol was looking for the Flyers to rediscover their “swagger” on the power play. He got his wish early as Simmonds jammed in a Shayne Gostisbehere rebound only 5:45 into the game. The puck barely crossed the line but was clearly in, as confirmed by a video review. Vancouver winger Alex Burrows was off for hooking at the time. In the second period, Schenn padded his NHL power-play goals lead as he gave the Flayers a 3-0 lead at 2:38. Schenn scored his 14th power-play goal of the season on a shot from the slot as Simmonds screened Canucks goaltender Ryan Miller. With his goal, Simmonds moved into a tie for second in NHL man-advantage markers with Washington’s Alex Ovechkin. Both players have 12.

Voracek busts his slump
The drought is over for Voracek. The winger busted his scoring slump as he gave the Flyers a 2-0 lead at 2:38 of the second period. The goal was Voracek’s first in 10 games. He had not scored since Jan. 25 against the New York Rangers.

Shayne the unfriendly ghost
Gostisbehere did not live up to his nickname. Ghost was quite visible as he assisted on all of the Flyers’ goals. It was Ghost's first career three-point game.

Did you notice?
Defenseman Michael Del Zotto had a chance for a rare breakaway with about five and a half minutes left in the first period, but missed a well-placed lead pass as he was coming out of the penalty box. Instead of a scoring opportunity, the missed pass led to an icing call and a face-off in the Flyers’ end.

Up next
The Flyers head back home to meet the NHL-best Washington Capitals on Wednesday night at the Wells Fargo Center. Puck drop is set for 8 p.m.

Report: Sixers, Pelicans had 'similar' package to DeMarcus Cousins deal in place

Report: Sixers, Pelicans had 'similar' package to DeMarcus Cousins deal in place

The Kings and Pelicans made waves after Sunday's NBA All-Star Game with the huge trade that sent superstar DeMarcus Cousins to New Orleans.

Sacramento sent Cousins to New Orleans for a package that included rookie Buddy Hield, Tyreke Evans, Langston Galloway and first- and second-round picks this in this year's draft.

But the Sixers and Pelicans reportedly were very close recently on deal for a "similar" package in exchange for Jahlil Okafor, according to ESPN's Ramona Shelbourne.

That "similar" package was reportedly minus Hield.

So while the Pelicans are now almost certainly out of the running for Okafor, they've still made an impact on the Sixers in the near future.

Remember, the Sixers have the right to swap picks with the Kings in this year's draft via the Nik Stauskas deal in 2015.

So with Sacramento's brightest star now gone, that pick swap could be looking better and better for the Sixers.

As for Okafor, what does all this mean for his status with the Sixers?