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Claude Giroux, Matt Read
Flyers in familiar spot in standings as critical games before break await
The Flyers find themselves in a familiar spot in the standings as huge games vs. the Rangers and Leafs loom this week. By Tim Panaccio
Claude Giroux
By the numbers: Inside the Flyers' maddening inconsistency
The Flyers' inconsistency this season has been maddening, and the story of why can be found in these numbers. By Tim Panaccio
Henrik Lundqvist, New York Rangers, Los Angeles Kings, Rangers-Kings
Best of NHL: Henrik Lundqvist's 36 saves leads Rangers past Kings
Henrik Lundqvist turned away 36 shots and the Rangers held on to a 3-2 win over the Kings on Monday night ahead of their Wednesday meeting with the Flyers.
New York Rangers, Ottawa Senators, Kevin Hayes, Zack Smith
NHL Notes: Rangers' Hayes out 2-3 weeks with lower-body injury
Rangers foward Kevin Hayes will miss two-to-three weeks with a lower-body injury. Here's that and more from around the NHL on Monday.
Dave Hakstol: Flyers 'played a full 64 minutes' in OT win over Islanders
Dave Hakstol was looking for a little extra effort from his players and got it in the Flyers' gutsy overtime over the Islanders Sunday. By Tim Panaccio
Claude Giroux, Shayne Gostisbehere, Philadelphia Flyers
Pressing too hard? Claude Giroux realizes less can be more
After GM Ron Hextall said he thought his captain was pressing, Claude Giroux scored the OT winner Sunday. By Jordan Hall
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Flyers Weekly Observations: Snowball effect avoided Sunday
The Flyers showed some rust Saturday in a bad loss to the Devils but avoided letting it snowball Sunday against the Islanders. By Greg Paone
German Rubtsov, Chicoutimi
Future Flyers Report: Welcome to North America, German Rubtsov
German Rubtsov made a lot of noise in his QMJHL debut tour last week, highlighting this week's Future Flyers Report. By Tom Dougherty
Philadelphia Flyers, New York Islanders, Claude Giroux
Flyers answer Ron Hextall's plea with comeback OT win over Islanders
Ron Hextall wanted the Flyers to respond better to adversity and they certainly did, coming back to beat the Islanders, 3-2, in OT. By Jordan Hall
Best of NHL: Crosby scores league-leading 28th goal in win vs. Bruins
Sidney Crosby scored his league-leading 28th goal as the Penguins topped the Bruins, 5-1, for their 4th straight win.
Instant Replay: Flyers 3, Islanders 2 (OT)
Claude Giroux scored his first goal in 13 games, an overtime tally that ended the Flyers' three-game losing streak with a 3-2 win over the Islanders. By Jordan Hall
Flyers-Islanders 5 things: Still trying to clean up mistakes after bye week
The struggling Flyers [1] head north Sunday night to battle the Metropolitan Division rival Islanders at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn (6/CSN/
Radko Gudas, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Radko Gudas Flyers
Questionable penalty on Radko Gudas changes complexion of Flyers' loss
Radko Gudas’ hip check on Miles Wood that was whistled as “clipping” changed the complexion of the Flyers' 4-1 loss to the Devils. By Tim Panaccio
Best of NHL: Lee scores 2 power-play goals, Islanders beat Kings
Anders Lee scored two power-play goals, leading the New York Islanders to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday.
Miles Wood, Michal Neuvirth, Philadelphia Flyers, New Jersey Devils
Bad calls and worse mistakes doom Flyers as points slip away vs. Devils
The Flyers collapsed in a 4-1 loss Saturday to the Devils to fall in the wild-card standings despite coming off a bye week. By Tim Panaccio
Michal Neuvirth, Philadelphia Flyers, New Jersey Devils
Instant Replay: Devils 4, Flyers 1
Coming off their bye week, Michal Neuvirth and the Flyers turned in a hapless performance at home on Saturday night, losing to the Devils, 4-1. By Tim Panaccio
End to End: Will Hextall dip into Flyers' farm system before season's end?
In this edition of End to End, our resident hockey experts discuss whether Ron Hextall should dip into the Flyers' farm system before the season's end.
Flyers-Devils 5 things: First rematch since brawl-filled game
The Flyers return from their bye week tonight with a tilt with their rival Devils (7/TCN/ in their first meeting since a brawl-filled contest in Decmeber. By Jordan Hall
Neuvirth pays tribute to Flyers greats Parent, Hextall, Roman Cechmanek (!)
Michal Neuvirth has a new mask and it pays tribute to Flyers goaltending greats Bernie Parent, Ron Hextall and — of course — Roman Cechmanek.
Taylor Hall, New Jersey Devils
Best of NHL: Before visiting Flyers, Devils fall to Canadiens
Before visiting the Flyers on Saturday, the Devils fell to the Canadiens, 3-1. Here's a recap of Friday's action around the NHL.
Flyers look to limit goals against, improve 5-on-5 play in second half
The Flyers look to begin anew — starting with their 5-on-5 play — as the second half of the season gets underway. By Tim Panaccio
Travis Konecny, Philadelphia Flyers, Sean Couturier
In different spot after bye, Flyers set for playoff push with 'new perspective'
The Flyers are hoping a "new perspective" gets them going out of the bye week as the playoff push heightens. By Tim Panaccio
Shayne Gostisbehere, Philadelphia Flyers
Shayne Gostisbehere was right: Let's not forget the big picture
Shayne Gostisbehere's had a sophomore slump after exceeding expectations as a rookie, but remember his big picture. By Jordan Hall
Jay Beagle, Washington Capitals
Best of NHL: Surging Capitals rock Blues in St. Louis
The Capitals stayed hot by crushing the Blues, 7-3. Here's a recap of Thursday's action around the NHL.
End to End: What adjustment would you make on Flyers' defense?
In this edition of End to End, our resident hockey experts try to help Dave Hakstol and figure out a way to solve the Flyers' defensive struggles. 
Matt Murray, Pittsburgh Penguins, Montreal Canadiens
Best of NHL: Matt Murray, Penguins cruise past Habs
Penguins goalie Matt Murray was back in form as the Pens cruised past the Canadiens in Montreal on Wednesday night.
Tanner Laczynski, Ohio State, Philadelphia Flyers
Laczynski's development not being lost in sweet freshman year
Tanner Laczynski's first semester at Ohio State was a sweet one, but the 19-year-old freshman is being diligent in his own development. By Dhiren Mahiban
Ottawa Senators, NHL
Best of NHL: Senators beat Blues, jump Flyers to take over 2nd wild card
The Senators beat the Blues, 6-4, to leapfrog the Flyers in the wild-card race. Here's a recap of Tuesday's action around the NHL.
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NHL Notes: Islanders fire head coach Jack Capuano
The struggling New York Islanders fired coach Jack Capuano on Tuesday, ending his tenure in the middle of its seventh season.
Wayne Simmonds gets engaged during Flyers' bye week
Wayne Simmonds is having himself a productive year — the first-time All-Star got engaged during the Flyers' bye week.
Ivan Provorov, Travis Konecny, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers
Difficult to see now, but remember: Flyers’ window just starting to open
It's difficult to see now with the recent struggles, but the Flyers' window is just starting to open — not close. By Tom Dougherty
Best of NHL: Penguins halt Capitals 9-game streak with wild 8-7 OT win
Conor Sheary scored 34 seconds into overtime to give the Penguins a wild 8-7 over the Capitals, halting Washington's win streak at nine games.
Changes coming? Hextall says Flyers 'not very happy right now'
The Flyers limp into their bye week in a state of dismay, losing 11 of their last 14 games — most recently a 5-0 blowout loss Sunday to the Capitals. By Jordan Hall
Future Flyers Report: Hagg has 'made big strides,' Pryor says
Robert Hagg has made "big strides" in his third professional year and the Flyers reportedly believe he's almost NHL-ready. By Tom Dougherty
Shayne Gostisbehere
Flyers Notes: Gostisbehere upbeat, focused after Saturday's benching
Shayne Gostisbehere was benched for the second time this season, but he's focused and ready to learn from mistakes. By Tim Panaccio
Jason Pominville
Best of NHL: Wild beat Blackhawks to grab 1st place in West
The Willd topped the Blackhawks, 3-2, on Sunday to leapfrog Chicago and take over first place in the Western Conference. That and more in Sunday's NHL recap.
Jake Voracek
Flyers Weekly Observations: Everything coming apart at the seams
Almost everything that could have gone wrong over the last eight days did go wrong as the Flyers limped into their bye week. Greg Paone's weekly observations
Along with Flyers, Steve Mason at a loss heading into break
After a disastrous third period  —and yet another loss — Steve Mason, as well as the rest of the Flyers, are at a loss heading into the bye week. By Jordan Hall
Flyers enter bye week with 'unacceptable' loss to Capitals as slide continues
The Flyers' slide continued Sunday with an "unacceptable" 5-0 loss to the Capitals, their ninth straight road loss, before the team's mandatory bye week. By Tim Panaccio
Flyers-Capitals 10 observations: Hey, the bye week is here — mercifully
Jordan Hall has 10 observations from the Flyers' demoralizing 5-0 loss to the Capitals, the team's ninth straight road loss. 
Radko Gudas, Philadelphia Flyers, Steve Mason
Instant Replay: Capitals 5, Flyers 0
The Flyers unraveled in the third period, allowing four goals in five minutes, in a 5-0 loss to the Capitals Sunday, their ninth straight road loss. By Tim Panaccio
Best of NHL: Athanasiou, Red Wings rally to rout Penguins 6-3
After trailing going into the third period, the Red Wings took the lead and never looked back in a 6-3 win over the Penguins on Satuday.
Lindros, Flyers alumni tie Kennedy, Penguins in energetic game
In front of a sell-out crowd at the Wells Fargo Center, five decades of Flyers hockey skated to a 3-3 tie against the Penguins alumni on Saturday night. By Ryan Bright
Feature Highlight: Flyers and Penguins draw in Alumni game
Feature Highlight: Flyers and Penguins draw 3-3 in Alumni game
Flyers-Capitals 5 things: Teams trending in opposite directions
The Flyers look to end an eight-game road losing streak today against the red-hot Capitals (1 p.m. on CSN/ By Greg Paone
Ron Hextall: Jakub Voracek's penalty on hit was a 'terrible call'
Ron Hextall didn't hold back his displeasure with the call that resulted in a five-minute major penalty for Jakub Voracek. By Tim Panaccio 
Wayne Simmonds, Philadelphia Flyers, Boston Bruins, Flyers-Bruins, NHL
Flyers' team defense falls apart in loss to Bruins
The Flyers had no answer for the hot-shooting Bruins Saturday afternoon as they fell 6-3 at TD Garden. By Tim Panaccio
Instant Replay: Bruins 6, Flyers 3
The Flyers dropped their eighth straight road game Saturday afternoon with a sloppy 6-3 defeat to the Bruins at TD Garden. By Tim Panaccio
Philadelphia Flyers, Boston Bruins
Flyers-Bruins 5 things: A momentum-shifting weekend?
Before their bye week, the Flyers take on a back-to-back road weekend, which starts in Boston to meet the Bruins on Saturday. By Jordan Hall
Washington Capitals, NHL
Best of NHL: Capitals crush Blackhawks to push win streak to 8
The Capitals dominated the Blackhawks for a 6-0 victory to push their win streak to eight straight games. That and more from Friday's top NHL action.
Hakstol pushed right buttons in tricky spot in Flyers' win over Canucks
Dave Hakstol pushed the right buttons in the Flyers' win Thursday, subbing in Michal Neuvirth and again switching his lines. By Tim Panaccio
Mark Streit, Boyd Gordon, Philadelphia Flyers
Flyers activate Mark Streit, waive Boyd Gordon
Defenseman Mark Streit has been reactivated off long-term injury and will play Saturday while Boyd Gordon was waived to make room. By Tim Panaccio.
Flyers’ third-period push ‘big positive’ in important shootout win
Despite digging a hole with a lack of discipline and defensive coverage, the orange and black scraped to a self-inflicted, adversity-ridden win on Thursday. By Tom Dougherty
Philadelphia Flyers, Michal Neuvirth, Claude Giroux
Flyers-Canucks 10 observations: Escaping with win before big weekend
Ten observations from the Flyers' 5-4 shootout win over the Canucks Thursday, a game in which the orange and black desperately needed. By Tim Panaccio
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Michal Neuvirth
Neuvirth comes in to 'shut the door' in Flyers' shootout win over Canucks
Michal Neuvirth relieved Steve Mason and stopped every shot he faced in the Flyers' 5-4 shootout win over the Canucks. By Tom Dougherty
Boston Bruins, NHL, Tuukka Rask
Best of NHL: Predators beat Bruins after Rask knocked out of game
We recap Thursday's top NHL action, including the Predators getting a 2-1 win over the Bruins after Boston goalie Tuukka Rask was knocked out of the game in the first period.
Feature Highlight: Flyers win in shootout vs. Canucks, 5-4
In familiar fashion, the Flyers had to make a comeback, this time in a 5-4 shootout win over the Canucks.
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Claude Giroux
Instant Replay: Flyers 5, Canucks 4 (SO)
Michal Neuvirth relieved Steve Mason to start the third period to help the Flyers notch a 5-4 shootout win over the Canucks. By Tom Dougherty
Ilya Bryzgalov is as awesome (and weird) as ever in video mailbag Q&A
Ilya Bryzgalov returned to the spotlight this week in all of his wacky glory in a video mailbag for The Players' Tribune. 
Philadelphia Flyers, Wayne Simmonds, Vancouver Canucks, Bo Horvat
Flyers-Canucks 5 things: A game that needs to be won
In desperate need of a win, the Flyers welcome the Canucks — who struggle on the road — to the Wells Fargo Center (7 p.m./ CSN/ By Jordan Hall
Travis Konecny, Philadelphia Flyers, Travis Konecny Flyers
Flyers Skate Update: Travis Konecny moves to 1st line RW vs. Canucks
Travis Konecny will have a little extra motivation vs. the Canucks Thursday: A promotion to the top line and a matchup vs. his second cousin Bo Horvat. By Matt Bowker
A trade might be Ron Hextall's only option to get Flyers going
Ron Hextall says he won't make a trade just to send a message, but a big move might be the GM's only way to get the Flyers going. By Tim Panaccio
Flyers Notes: Mark Streit closer; Ron Hextall rips bye week
Injured Mark Streit is keeping positive and getting closer, while Ron Hextall is not looking forward to the upcoming "asinine" bye week. By Tom Dougherty
Washington Capitals, NHL, Alex Ovechkin
Best of NHL: Alex Ovechkin reaches milestone in Capitals' win
We recap Wednesday's top NHL action, including Alex Ovechkin reaching the 1,000-point milestone in the Capitals' 5-2 win over the Penguins.
John LeClair, Eric Lindros, Philadelphia Flyers
Flyers 2017 Alumni Game: TV, live stream, roster, coaches
Here's everything you need to know for the Flyers 2017 Alumni Game on Saturday night at the Wells Fargo Center. By Jordan Hall
Dave Hakstol, Philadelphia Flyers, Dave Hakstol Flyers, Flyers
Dave Hakstol: 'There will be a change or two' vs. Canucks
While Dave Hakstol didn't confirm what changes are coming, the Flyers' head coach said there will be some Thursday. By Tom Dougherty
If you could play with any Flyers legend, who would it be?
Current Flyers players discuss what franchise legend they would most want to play alongside.
Brayden Schenn, Philadelphia Flyers, Brayden Schenn Flyers, Flyers, Buffalo Sabres, Flyers-Sabres
Flyers-Sabres 10 observations: A lifeless, inexcusable effort in Buffalo
The Flyers lost both games on their two-game road trip, but Tuesday's 4-1 loss to Buffalo was an inexcusable effort. By Tim Panaccio
Chicago Blackhawks, NHL, Richard Panik
Best of NHL: Blackhawks edge Red Wings on power-play goal in OT
We recap Tuesday's top NHL action, including the Blackhawks scoring on the power play in OT for a 4-3 win over the Red Wings.
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Brandon Manning
Flyers pay for sloppy second period in loss to lowly Sabres
Usually stout in the second period, the Flyers collapsed in that frame of a 4-1 loss to Buffalo for their seventh straight road defeat. By Jonah Bronstein
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Brayden Schenn
Instant Replay: Sabres 4, Flyers 1
The Flyers' road skid reached seven straight games with Tuesday night's 4-1 loss to the lowly Sabres. By Jonah Bronstein
Simmonds: All-Star selection 'kinda surreal'
Wayne Simmonds, Ron Hextall and Dave Hakstol talk about Simmonds' first All-Star selection.
Flyers-Sabres 5 things: Trying to solve the road woes
Wayne Simmonds and the Flyers look solve their road issues Tuesday night in Buffalo against Ryan O'Reilly and the Sabres. Jordan Hall's game notes
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Wayne Simmonds
Wayne Simmonds selected to play in first NHL All-Star Game
Wayne Simmonds on Tuesday was named to his first NHL All-Star Game and will be the Flyers' lone representative in Los Angeles. By Jonah Bronstein
Washington Capitals, NHL, Alex Ovechkin
Best of NHL: Ovechkin ties Richard on goal list in Capitals' win
We recap Monday's top NHL action, including Alex Ovechkin tying Maurice Richard on the all-time goal list in the Capitals' 4-1 win over the Canadiens.
Agent: Flyers prospect Rubtsov has surgery for broken nose, is leaving KHL
Per his agent Mark Gandler, Flyers prospect German Rubtsov underwent surgery on Monday to repair a broken nose and is leaving the KHL. By Jordan Hall
While Flyers' power play struggles, even-strength play improving
The Flyers' power play has dropped to ninth in the NHL, but they've seen drastic improvement in five-on-five play recently. By Tim Panaccio
Wayne Simmonds, Sergei Bobrovsky
Flyers Notes: Flyers miffed at Andrew MacDonald's disallowed goal
Andrew MacDonald's early goal in Sunday's loss was overturned and the Flyers are still wondering why goalie interference was called. By Tim Panaccio
Taylor Leier, Philadelphia Flyers, Lehigh Valley Phantoms, AHL, NHL
Future Flyers Report: Taylor Leier, Jordan Weal earn AHL All-Star honors
Taylor Leier and Jordan Weal were named to the 2017 All-Star Classic last week, higlighting this week's Future Flyers Report. By Tom Dougherty
Flyers keeping close tabs on Matej Tomek despite little playing time at UND
Matej Tomek has yet to play in a meaningful game at North Dakota, but the goalie says the Flyers are keeping close tabs on him. By Dhiren Mahiban
Marc-Andre Fleury
Best of NHL: Marc-Andre Fleury stays hot as Penguins roll Lightning
Marc-Andre Fleury won his fifth straight game Sunday as the Penguins toppled the Lightning, 6-2, in Pittsburgh. That and more in Sunday's NHL recap.
Steve Mason
Flyers gut out point, but controversial calls hang over OT loss to Jackets
The Flyers earned a point, but their misery in Columbus continued as controversial calls hung over a 2-1 OT loss to the Jackets. By Tim Panaccio
Travis Konecny, Nick Foligno
Instant Replay: Blue Jackets 2, Flyers 1 (OT)
The Flyers' winless streak in Columbus continued Sunday as controversial goalie interference calls hung over a 2-1 OT loss to the Blue Jackets. By Tim Panaccio
Jakub Voracek, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers,
Flyers Weekly Observations: Line changes the much-needed spark?
Dave Hakstol made wholesale changes to his lines for Saturday's game and so far, so good. That and more in Greg Paone's Flyers Weekly Observations.
Flyers-Blue Jackets 5 things: Meet the NHL’s biggest surprise
On the tail end of a back-to-back, the Flyers meet the NHL's biggest surprise tonight against the Blue Jackets (6/TCN/ By Jordan Hall
Michal Neuvirth, Philadelphia Flyers, Tampa Bay Lightning, Michal Neuvirth Flyers, Flyers-Lightning
Flyers Notes: Michal Neuvirth solid in 1st game back, but it 'wasn't easy'
In his first start since Nov. 12, Michal Neuvirth provided the Flyers with momentum saves and steady goaltending in a 4-2 win over Tampa.
Best of NHL: Rangers rally for 5-4 win over Blue Jackets
The Rangers rallied for a dramatic 5-4 victory over the Blue Jackets that included four unanswered goals - three in the final period - in Columbus on Saturday.
Hakstol, Flyers push all the right buttons to help snap skid vs. Lightning
Sean Couturier and the Flyers used a four-goal second period to snap a five-game losing streak with a 4-2 win over the Lightning on Saturday. By Tim Panaccio
Instant Replay: Flyers 4, Lightning 2
Michal Neuvirth made 24 saves in his first start since Nov. 12 and the Flyers snapped a five-game losing streak with a 4-2 win over the Lightning on Saturday. By Tim Panaccio
Hextall: Flyers don't know yet if German Rubtsov is out of his KHL contract
Flyers general manager Ron Hextall didn't confirm reports Saturday that German Rubtsov is coming to North America, but said they'll know within days. By Tim Panaccio
Emergency goalie: Most unusual 1-day job in sports with Flyers connections
The emergency NHL goalie is one of the most unusual one-day jobs in sports and it has Flyers connections, either for them or against them. By Stephen Whyno
Flyers-Lightning 5 things: Trying to stop the skid in big game
The Flyers look to avoid a six-game losing streak today against the Lightning (1/CSN/ in their final meeting with Tampa. By Jordan Hall
Auston Matthews, Toronto Maple Leafs
Best of NHL: Red-hot Maple Leafs ride fast start to win over Devils
The Maple Leafs have won six of their last seven games after beating the Devils, 4-2. Here's a recap of Friday's action around the NHL.
Travis Konecny, Philadelphia Flyers, Travis Konecny Flyers
Travis Konecny explains why he lost ice time, how to regain Hakstol's trust
Travis Konecny knows why his ice time was cut against the Rangers and that it will take time to regain Dave Hakstol's trust. By Tim Panaccio
Hakstol shakes up Flyers' top three lines for must-win weekend matchups
With the Flyers in a must-win situation, Dave Hakstol changed up his top three lines for Saturday's meeting with the Lightning. By Tim Panaccio
David Kase, Felix Sandstrom
Future Flyers Report: World Junior Championships roundup
From David Kase to Felix Sandstrom, there was plenty to like among Flyers prospects competing in the World Junior Championships, which concluded Thursday. By Tom Dougherty
Washington Capitals, NHL
Best of NHL: Capitals snap Blue Jackets' win streak at 16
The Capitals put an end to the Blue Jackets' win streak at 16 games with a 5-0 drubbing. That and more from Thursday's top NHL action.
Steve Mason makes young, ailing fan's night with game-used stick gift
Steve Mason gave his game-used stick to a young, ailing fan after Wednesday's loss to the Rangers.
Steve Mason showing signs of fatigue after playing 25 of last 27 games
Is Steve Mason tired? It sure looks that way, but Dave Hakstol and the Flyers' netminder say otherwise. By Tim Panaccio
Mark Alt, Mark Streit, Philadelphia Flyers
Mark Alt, Mark Streit make things tricky for Flyers
Ron Hextall's roster juggling continued Wednesday night with Mark Alt and Roman Lyubimov, and will only get tougher when Mark Streit returns. By Tim Panaccio
Montreal Canadiens, NHL
Best of NHL: Pacioretty gives Canadiens OT win over Stars
We recap Wednesday's top NHL action, including Max Pacioretty's second goal giving the Canadiens a 4-3 OT win over the Stars.
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Radko Gudas, Steve Mason
Flyers fail to contain Rangers in transition in season-high 5th straight loss
The Flyers couldn't contain the Rangers in transition as they suffered a 5-2 loss to push their skid to a season-high five games. By Tim Panaccio
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Wayne Simmonds
Instant Replay: Rangers 5, Flyers 2
The Flyers were outplayed in a 5-2 loss to the Rangers at the Wells Fargo Center to push their skid to a season-worst five straight games. By Tim Panaccio
Felix Sandstrom, Philadelphia Flyers, Carter Hart
Flyers prospects make incredible saves in World Junior Championships
Flyers prospects Felix Sandstrom and Carter Hart will have fans excited with these saves made at the World Junior Championships. By Josh Ellis
Brandon Manning, Chris Kreider, Philadelphia Flyers, New York Rangers, Flyers-Rangers
Flyers actively seeking 'snarl' that's been lacking vs. Rangers
Looking to snap a 4-game skid, the Flyers believe they have to be more aggressive tonight against the Rangers from the start. By Tim Panaccio
Flyers-Rangers 5 things: Important game on multiple fronts
Tonight's game between the Flyers and Rangers is an important game on mulitple fronts for the rivals (8/NBCSN/ By Jordan Hall
Lunch Break: What type of team are the Flyers?
BOB tries to figure out if the Flyers are the team that won 10 in a row or the team that has been struggling recently.
Columbus Blue Jackets, NHL
Best of NHL: Blue Jackets win 16th straight, sit one off record
We recap Tuesday's top NHL action, including the Blue Jackets running their win streak to 16 straight to sit one off the league record.
Steve Mason's new mask has an Ed Snider touch
Flyers goalie Steve Mason will rock a new goalie mask this coming Saturday when the orange and black take on the Tampa Bay Lightning at 1:00 pm.
Dave Hakstol
Flyers' win streak a distant memory as playoff, division races tighten
The Flyers are just 1-4-2 since their 10-game win streak ended and they now find themselves in the midst of tight division and playoff races. By Tim Panaccio
Hextall says it's up to him to uphold Flyers legacy in Ed Snider's absence
Ron Hextall isn't worried about keeping up the Flyers tradition without Ed Snider being around.
Flyers activate Michal Neuvirth from LTIR; Anthony Stolarz sent down to Phantoms
Michal Neuvirth is back with the Flyers as he was activated from LTIR on Tuesday and Anthony Stolarz was sent to the Phantoms. By Tim Panaccio
Travis Konecny, Philadelphia Flyers, Travis Konecny Flyers
Despite goal in return, benching Travis Konecny doesn't make sense
It would be easy to say Travis Konecny learned from his benching, but one-game benchings make little sense for development of players. By Tim Panaccio
Vladimir Tarasenko, St. Louis Blues, 2017 Winter Classic
Tarasenko scores twice to lead Blues past Blackhawks in Winter Classic
Vladimir Tarasenko scored twice in the third period to help the Blues beat the Blackhawks, 4-1, in the 2017 Winter Classic.
Pierre-Edouard Bellemare, Philadelphia Flyers, Anaheim Ducks
Flyers let points slip away as West Coast trip goes awry
Nothing really to gloat about after an 0-2-1 road trip while the Flyers have now won just one of their last seven games. By Tim Panaccio.
Future Flyers Report: The World Junior Championships edition
As the world junior championships move into the quarterfinal stage, we take a look at the nine Flyers prospect competing in the tournament. By Tom Dougherty
Matt Read, Philadelphia Flyers
With return, Matt Read (oblique) hopes to help Flyers 'get back to winning'
After missing 11 games with an oblique pull, Matt Read returned for the Flyers in a 4-3 shootout loss to the Ducks to help the team "get back to winning." By Tim Panaccio
Dominating Flyers 'deserved better' than shootout loss to John Gibson, Ducks
Despite a 30-shot advantage, the Flyers couldn't solve Ducks goalie John Gibson in a 4-3 shootout loss. By Tim Panaccio
Instant Replay: Ducks 4, Flyers 3 (SO)
The Flyers outshot the Ducks, 55-25, but fell 4-3 in a shootout to end their holiday road trip 0-2-1. By Tim Panaccio
Best of NHL: Auston Matthews nets OT game-winner in Centennial Classic
After blowing a three-goal lead late in the third, Auston Matthews lifted the Maple Leafs over the Red Wings in OT of the Centennial Classic.
Matt Read, Philadelphia Flyers, Matt Read Flyers, Matt Read injury
Flyers activate Matt Read off IR, send Taylor Leier to Phantoms
The Flyers on Sunday activated Matt Read from injured reserve and returned Taylor Leier to the Phantoms. By Tom Dougherty
Flyers-Ducks 5 things: Growing pains as New Year rings in
Travis Konecny is slated to return after a benching as the Flyers look to snap a three-game losing streak tonight in Anaheim. By Tom Dougherty
Best of NHL: Blue Jackets reach 15 straight wins, stop Wild at 12
The Blue Jackets dispatched the Wild, 4-2, to extend their win streak to 15 games and end Minnesota's at 12. That and more in tonight's Best of the NHL.
Philippe Myers, Philadelphia Flyers, Team Canada
Flyers' prospect Philippe Myers injured in Canada's loss to U.S.
Flyers prospect and Canadian defenseman Philippe Myers suffered a head injury in Team Canada's 3-1 loss to the United States on Saturday. 
Steve Mason, Philadelphia Flyers, Steve Mason Flyers
Steve Mason (hand) practices, but status for Sunday vs. Ducks unknown
Steve Mason, who hurt his hand Friday, was a full participant in practice Saturday, but his status for Sunday is still unknown. By Tim Panaccio
Sharks goalie Aaron Dell gets best of former college coach Dave Hakstol
Once a disciple of Dave Hakstol at North Dakota, Sharks goalie Aaron Dell got revenge on his former coach Friday, pitching a 2-0 shutout win over the Flyers. By Tim Panaccio
Anthony Stolarz, Philadelphia Flyers, Anthony Stolarz Flyers
Anthony Stolarz provides calming presence in relief of injured Mason
In relief of an injured Steve Mason, Anthony Stolarz provided a calming presence in net for the Flyers. By Tim Panaccio
Shayne Gostisbehere, Philadelphia Flyers, San Jose Sharks, Flyers-Sharks
Flyers lack creativity, scoring chances in shutout loss to Sharks
The Flyers' offense grew stagnant against a rookie goalie and lost Steve Mason to injury in a 2-0 shutout loss to the Sharks on Friday. By Tim Panaccio
Best of NHL: Canucks edge Ducks, 3-2, on OT goal
Henrik Sedin scored 4:01 into overtime and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-2 on Friday night.
Instant Replay: Sharks 2, Flyers 0
The Flyers fail to find any offense facing a rookie goalie and lost Steve Mason to injury in a 2-0 shutout loss to the Sharks Friday. By Tim Panaccio
Steve Mason, Philadelphia Flyers, Steve Mason Flyers
Steve Mason exits Sharks game after 1st period with apparent hand injury
Steve Mason suffered an apparent hand injury in the first period against the Sharks on Friday night and was replaced by Anthony Stolarz. By Tim Panaccio
NHL still searching for reason to play at 2018 Winter Games
The NHL has yet to find a compelling reason to compete in the 2018 Winter Olympics, at least according to deputy commissioner Bill Daly.
Philadelphia Flyers, Travis Konecny, Travis Konecny benched, Travis Konecny rookie, Travis Konecny out
Travis Konecny benched by Flyers vs. Sharks to work on 'little details'
The Flyers want Travis Konecny to work on the finer points and are benching him tonight vs. the Sharks, even after his 2-assist game Wednesday. By Tim Panaccio
Flyers-Sharks 5 things: In danger of season's worst stretch
The Flyers look to avoid their worst stretch of the season when they visit the San Jose Sharks tonight at the SAP Center. Game notes by Jordan Hall
Best of NHL: Blue Jackets, Wild continue win streaks, set up duel
The Columbus Blue Jackets and Minnesota Wild won their 14th and 12th straight games, respectively, setting up a marquee matchup on New Year's Eve. 
Sean Couturier, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Flyers-Blues
Flyers Notes: 'A lot to work on' after lackadaisical 60-minute effort
While the Flyers did have bright spots Wednesday, Dave Hakstol pointed out they had "a lot of holes" too and little time to fix them. By Dave Luecking
Steve Mason, Andrew MacDonald, Philadelphia Flyers, St. Louis Blues, Flyers-Blues
Flyers-Blues 10 observations: Disheartening 1st game back
The Flyers' lackluster effort in their 6-3 loss to the Blues on Wednesday in their first game back from the holiday break raises the question if they peaked too soon. By Tim Panaccio
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Steve Mason
Flyers unravel during 3rd period of loss to Blues in return from Christmas break
The Flyers allowed four goals in the third period during a 6-3 loss to the Blues in their first game after the Christmas break. By Dave Luecking
Carl Hagelin, Pittsburgh Penguins, Carolina Hurricanes
Best of NHL: Hagelin rallies Penguins past Hurricanes, 3-2
Carl Hagelin scored with 4:15 remaining and the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 on Wednesday night.
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Chris VandeVelde
Instant Replay: Blues 6, Flyers 3
The Flyers allowed four goals in the third period during a 6-3 loss to the Blues in their first game after the Christmas break. By Dave Luecking
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Sean Couturier
Sean Couturier returns for Flyers after 16-game absence
Sean Couturier returned to the Flyers' lineup after missing 16 games with a left MCL sprain. By Dave Luecking
Wayne Simmonds, Philadelphia Flyers
Watch: Wayne Simmonds playing with puppies is everything
Wayne Simmonds playing with puppies for his NHL All-Star campaign? Now that's a winner.
Flyers-Blues 5 things: Returning from holiday break with different look
The Flyers welcome Sean Couturier back to the lineup vs. the Blues in St. Louis (8 p.m. on NBCSN & By Jordan Hall
As midpoint nears, Hextall assesses Flyers' 1st half
As the midpoint of the Flyers' schedule approaches, GM Ron Hextall assessed what he liked about the first half and wants to see in the second. By Tim Panaccio
Columbus Blue Jackets, NHL
Best of NHL Blue Jackets beat Bruins, push win streak to 13
We recap Tuesday's top NHL action, including the Blue Jackets' 4-3 win over the Bruins for their 13th straight victory.
Taylor Leier promoted to Flyers' top line just 8 games after call-up
Taylor Leier is expected to make his top line debut for the Flyers Wednesday night in St. Louis, just eight games after being called up from the Phantoms. By Tim Panaccio 
Flyers Injury Update: Sean Couturier set to return after 16-game absence
Sean Couturier is expected to be in the Flyers' lineup Wednesday in St. Louis after missing 16 games with an MCL sprain. By Tim Panaccio
Dale Weise, Philadelphia Flyers, Scott Laughton
End to End: Which Flyer has been most disappointing?
In the latest holiday edition of "End to End," Jordan Hall and Tom Dougherty look at the Flyers' most disappointing players so far this season.
Mike Sullivan
Penguins ink head coach Mike Sullivan to 3-year extension
The defending Stanley Cup champs have locked up their head coach as the Penguins inked Mike Sullivan to a three-year contract extension on Monday.
End to End: Which Flyer has been most impressive at the holiday break?
Which Flyer has been the most impressive at the holiday break? Jordan Hall and Tom Dougherty discuss in this edition of End to End. 
Change in mindset paying big dividends for Flyers' NHL-best scoring defense
Heading into the holiday break, the Flyers' defense leads the league in points, a huge turnaround from years past. By Tim Panaccio
Steve Downie praises Ed Snider, Flyers in epic Twitter rant vs. Coyotes
In an epic ongoing Twitter rant, former Flyer Steve Downie railed on the Arizona Coyotes, but praised Ed Snider and the Flyers.
Holiday Break Future Flyers Report: Surprise, disappointment & more
In a special holiday edition of the Future Flyers Report, Tom Dougherty looks at the biggest surprise, dissapointment and more in the Flyers' farm system.
Dave Hakstol, Philadelphia Flyers
Despite circumstances, Dave Hakstol has Flyers in good spot at holiday break
Despite injuries and a crushing loss to the Devils Thursday, Dave Hakstol's Flyers are in good shape heading into the holiday break. By Jordan Hall
Best of NHL: Blue Jackets top Canadiens for 12th straight win
Sam Gagner scored his 14th goal of the season as the Blue Jackets beat the Canadiens for their 12th straight win. 
Brawl-filled game sets stage for Flyers-Devils season series
With countless brawls and 46 total penalty minutes, the first game between the Flyers and Devils set the stage for an entertaining season rivalry. By Jordan Hall
Hextall: Flyers 'seemed to get the penalties' when Devils initiated scrums
The Flyers were crushed by the Devils Thursday but GM Ron Hextall was not too happy with the fact that the Devils got six power plays during scrums they initiated. By Tim Panaccio
Anthony Stolarz, Philadelphia Flyers, New Jersey Devils
Stolarz relieves Mason against Devils, team he grew up idolizing
It made a lot of sense as to why you might want to start Anthony Stolarz against the Devils. However, Steve Mason started yet Stolarz soon came in relief. By Tim Panaccio.
Best of NHL: Blue Jackets rip Pens, win 11th straight to take Metro lead
Scott Hartnell had his ninth career hat trick and the Blue Jackets rode a head-spinning third period to a 7-1 win over the Pens, their 11th straight to take the Metro division lead.
New Jersey Devils, NHL, Miles Wood
Fights aside, Flyers lack energy in shutout loss before holiday break
The Flyers had plenty of fight – literally – but not much else in a 4-0 loss to the reeling Devils on Wednesday night to reach the holiday break. By Tim Panaccio
Simmonds: We played 'our worst game of the year'
Wanye Simmonds and other Flyers comment on a tough and disappointing loss to the Devils.
Feature Highlight: Devils rock Flyers in 4-0 shutout
Losers of 11 of their last 13, the Devils showed no mercy, shutting down the Flyers 4-0 as tempers flared throughout the night.
Michael Raffl, Philadelphia Flyers
Michael Raffl suffers lower-body injury vs. Devils, out 1-2 weeks
Michael Raffl will be sidelined again, this time for one to two weeks with a lower-body injury suffered Thursday night against the Devils at the Prudential Center. By Jordan Hall
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL
Instant Replay: Devils 4, Flyers 0
The Flyers had plenty of fight – literally – but not much else in a 4-0 loss to the reeling Devils on Wednesday night to reach the holiday break. By Tim Panaccio
Dale Weise, New Jersey Devils, Philadelphia Flyers
Fight Night breaks out between Flyers, Devils
The Flyers and Devils weren’t exactly spreading the holiday cheer in the first of five meetings between the Metropolitan Division foes. By Jordan Hall
Highlights: Flyers and Devils brawl twice in three minutes
Tensions boiled over as a couple hard hits let to punches being thrown between the Devils and Flyers
Joe Biden enjoyed some ice cream at the Flyers game
There was a very special guest at the Center last night to enjoy the Flyers shootout victory.
Flyers-Devils 5 things: A matchup to capitalize on
After a thrilling shootout win Wednesday, the Flyers travel to New Jersey to face a spiraling Devils team (7 p.m./TCN, By Jordan Hall
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Steve Mason
Flyers Notes: Steve Mason the 'backbone' in win over Capitals
Steve Mason made sure the Flyers were able to come out with a big two points in their shootout win over the Capitals on Wednesday night. By Tim Panaccio
The700Level Show Power Rankings: Year in Review
Who sits atop the700Level Show Power Rankings? Should it be Joel Embiid? Carson Wentz? Claude Giroux? Villanova? Watch and find out.
Gostisbehere: Nice to give fans 'good taste in their mouth'
Shayne Gostisbehere and the Flyers discuss their big shootout win at home in the first game of a back-to-back set before the holiday break.
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL
Flyers battle back twice, get lift from Mason in SO win over Capitals
After a lethargic first period, the Flyers battled back two different times to claim an intense 3-2 win over the Capitals in a shootout on Wednesday night. By Tim Panaccio
Feature Highlight: Flyers beat Caps in shootout, 3-2
The Flyers grabbed two big points against the Capitals as they came from behind twice to eventually win in a shootout.
Highlights: Simmons gets the win in OT
The Flyers bucked their trend by grabbing the shootout win vs. the Capitals.
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Michael Raffl
Instant Replay: Flyers 3, Capitals 2 (SO)
Michael Raffl and the Flyers battled back on two occasions before coming through in the shootout for a 3-2 win over the Capitals to snap their modest two-game skid. By Tim Panaccio
Flyers-Capitals 5 things: Rivalry starts challenging stretch
The Flyers begin a challenging stretch against divisional foes tonight against the Capitals (8 ET/NBCSN/ in their first meeting since the playoffs. By Jordan Hall
Travis Konecny, Philadelphia Flyers, Travis Konecny Flyers
Flyers Skate Update: Konecny itching to snap 19-game goal drought vs. Caps
Travis Konecny enters Wednesday's game against the Capitals on a 19-game goal drought and is itching to connect with the back of the net. By Tim Panaccio
Columbus Blue Jackets, NHL
Best of NHL: Blue Jackets win franchise-record 10th straight
The Blue Jackets edged the Kings for their franchise-record 10th straight win. That and more from Tuesday's top NHL action.
Wayne Simmonds, Braden Holtby
Flyers recognize importance of upcoming division-heavy schedule
Starting with Wednesday's visit from the Caps, the Flyers begin a Metro Division-heavy schedule and they know the importance those division games hold. By Tim Panaccio
Edmonton Oilers, NHL, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
Best of NHL: Nugent-Hopkins gives Oilers overtime win
We recap Monday's top NHL action, including Ryan Nugent-Hopkins giving the Oilers a 3-2 OT win over the Blues.
Philadephia Flyers, NHL, Steve Mason
Flyers drop 2nd in a row in return home with shootout loss
After having their 10-game win streak snapped over the weekend, the Flyers let an early lead get away in a 2-1 shootout loss to the Predators in their return home. By Tom Dougherty
Hakstol: We had 'real good puck movement' during 5-on-3
Dave Hakstol and Brayden Schenn comment on the Flyers' lack of production during the 5-on-3 opportunity.
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Andrew MacDonald
Instant Replay: Predators 2, Flyers 1 (SO)
The Flyers played with juice early in their return home, but they gave up a goal on a deflection in the third period of an eventual 2-1 shootout loss to the Predators. By Tom Dougherty
Flyers-Predators 5 things: A new streak begins?
The Flyers look to begin a new win streak Monday night at home against the Predators, who have been reeling in December. Jordan Hall's game notes
Wayne Simmonds: 'It’s all about how we respond' following end of streak
The Flyers aren't going to pout about their 10-game losing streak ending, going back at it again at home against the Predators on Monday night. By Tim Panaccio
Ron Hextall: Winning streak has 'reset the bar' for Flyers
The Flyers 10-game streak was snapped, but GM Ron Hextall said the team's run has "reset the bar" when it comes to his expectations. By Jordan Hall
Travis Sanheim, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Travis Sanheim Flyers
Future Flyers Report: The AHL meets Travis Sanheim
The AHL finally met the real Travis Sanheim last week, as the first-year pro showcased the scoring touch he showed in junior. That and more in Tom Dougherty's Future Flyers Report.
Seth Jones
Best of NHL: Blue Jackets top Canucks in OT for 9th straight win
Seth Jones was the overtime hero as the Blue Jackets topped the Canucks, 4-3, to earn their ninth consecutive win. That and more in Sunday's NHL recap.
Taylor Leier, Philadelphia Flyers, Dallas Stars
In bittersweet moment, Flyers rookie Taylor Leier notches 1st NHL goal
During the Flyers' 3-1 loss to the Stars Saturday. 23-year-old rookie Taylor Leier saw his hard work pay off as he scored the first goal of his NHL career. By Tim Panaccio
10-game win streak something Flyers can 'draw upon' later in season
The winning streak ended at 10, but the Flyers know they're a good hockey team and can draw on the experiences of their run down the stretch. By Tim Panaccio
Best of NHL: Gardiner scores in OT to lift Leafs over Penguins
Jake Gardiner scored two minutes into overtime to give the Maple Leafs a 2-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night in Toronto.
After 'a good run,' Flyers' 10-game streak ends in Dallas
For 10 games, the Flyers owned the NHL and the city of Philadelphia, but the Dallas Stars ended the NHL's longest winning streak Saturday afternoon. By Tim Panaccio.
Lauri Korpikoski, Michael Del Zotto, Steve Mason, Philadelphia Flyers, Dallas Stars
Instant Replay: Flyers' 10-game win streak snapped in 3-1 loss to Stars
Well, it was bound to happen eventually. The Flyers 10-game win streak came to a screeching halt with a 3-1 loss to the Stars in Dallas. By Tim Panaccio
Flyers-Stars 5 things: Make it 11 wins in a row?
The Flyers look to extend their historic win streak to 11 games as they take on the Stars (2 p.m./CSN/ in Dallas. By Jordan Hall
Pittsburgh Penguins, Los Angeles Kings, Tyler Toffoli
Best of NHL: Penguins' streak snapped; Blue Jackets win 8th straight
Tyler Toffoli's OT goal lifted the Kings past the Penguins, who had their seven-game win streak snapped on the same day the Blue Jackets brought their streak to eight games.
Just like 2011, Flyers can move into 1st-place tie by winning 33rd game in Dallas
Five years ago, the Flyers beat the Stars in their 33rd game of the season to move into first place. On Saturday, they'll try to do the same thing in game No. 33. By Tim Panaccio
Dave Hakstol, Philadelphia Flyers
Flyers go for 11th straight win vs. Stars' struggling offense
The Flyers go for their 11th straight win Saturday in Dallas against a Stars team that has struggled offensively and lost four of six. By Tim Panaccio
Chicago Blackhawks, NHL, Richard Panik
Best of NHL: Panik caps off Blackhawks' comeback win over Isles
The Blackhawks overcame an early two-goal deficit for a 5-4 win over the Islanders. That and more from Thursday's top NHL action.
With Mark Streit out, Ivan Provorov flourishing in new power-play QB role
With Mark Streit out, rookie Ivan Provorov has quietly settled in as the QB of the Flyers' second-unit power play, while becoming the team's best two-way defenseman. By Tim Panaccio
Flyers survive unusual, 'rodeo' final 84 seconds vs. Avalanche
Up a goal late in Denver, the Flyers survived an unusual, chaotic, "rodeo"-like final 84 seconds to beat the Avalanche and notch their 10th straight win. By Tim Panaccio
Flyers Injury Update: Sean Couturier skating with knee brace
Flyers center Sean Couturier will be wearing a knee brace the rest of the season, something he's getting used to now as he recovers from an MCL sprain. By Tim Panaccio
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Michael Del Zotto, Travis Konecny
Flyers hold off Avalanche's late charge to notch 10th straight win
The Flyers held off a furious rush down the stretch to push their win streak to 10 straight games — their longest in 31 years — with Wednesday's 4-3 victory over the Avalanche. By Tim Panaccio
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Jakub Voracek
Instant Replay: Flyers push win streak to 10 straight games
The Flyers held off a furious rush down the stretch to push their win streak to 10 straight games — their longest in 31 years — with Wednesday's 4-3 victory over the Avalanche. By Tim Panaccio

Flyers Goalie Matchup