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Samuel Morin, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Samuel Morin Flyers
Samuel Morin's frustrating season continues
Samuel Morin's frustrating 2017-18 season continued last week as the 6-foot-7 defenseman has been hit with yet another injury. By Tom Dougherty
Here come Flyers with nasty OT combo
Travis Konecny and the Flyers have discovered a deadly OT line, which lifted the team to a big 2-1 win over the Capitals on Sunday. By John Boruk
Michael Raffl, Philadelphia Flyers
Flyers complete weekend sweep of Metro's top-2 teams
Michael Raffl and the Flyers notched a 2-1 OT win over the Capitals Sunday to complete a weekend sweep of the Metro's top-two teams. By John Boruk
Stars score 7 goals in win over Sabres
We recap Saturday's best NHL action, including the Stars' dominant offensive night.   
Shayne Gostisbehere, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Shayne Gostisbehere Flyers, Ivan Provorov, Ivan Provorov Flyers
Provorov, Gostisbehere, oh my for Flyers' opponents
Ivan Provorov and Shayne Gostisbehere are forming a dynamic pair for the Flyers, and Saturday, they shined in a 3-1 win over New Jersey. By Jordan Hall
Flyers fueled by fast start vs. Devils
Travis Konecny and the Flyers rode a three-goal first period to a 3-1 win over the Devils at Wells Fargo Center Saturday afternoon. By Jordan Hall
Florida Panthers, NHL, Aaron Ekblad
Panthers upset West-best Golden Knights in OT
We recap Friday's top NHL action, including the Panthers' 4-3 OT win over the Western Conference-best Golden Knights.
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Scott Laughton, Travis Sanheim
Flyers have clear path to postseason but ...
With 19 of their last 37 games against the mighty Metropolitan Divison, it's make or break time for the Flyers. By John Boruk
Sean Couturier, Philadelphia Flyers
Pleasant surprises in a first for Flyers
The contributions were a sight to see as the Flyers erased a two-goal deficit in the third period for a 3-2 OT win over the Maple Leafs Thursday. By John Boruk
Las Vegas Golden Knights, NHL, Marc-Andre Fleury
Golden Knights make statement in clash of conference leaders
The Golden Knights rolled to a 4-1 win over the Lightning in a matchup of conference leaders. That and more from Thursday's top NHL action.
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Brandon Manning, Michal Neuvirth
Flyers go from running on E to comeback for 'Big E'
On the night the Flyers honored No. 88 Eric Lindros, the team needed just 18 seconds in OT to finish off a 3-2 comeback over Toronto. By John Boruk
Eric Lindros
Watch Eric Lindros' heartfelt speech
Eric Lindros delivered a beautiful speech on Thursday night at the Wells Fargo Center as the Flyers retired his No. 88. By Jordan Hall
Montreal Canadiens, NHL, Claude Julien
Claude Julien gets last laugh in return to Boston
We recap Wednesday's top NHL action, including the Canadiens notching a 4-1 win over the Bruins in Claude Julien's return to Boston.
Dave Hakstol, Philadelphia Flyers
Where is Dave Hakstol's sixth sense?
NHL coaches need to know when to make in-game adjustments, something Dave Hakstol still needs to develop with the Flyers. By John Boruk
Eric Lindros, Claude Giroux, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers
Trip to Voorhees brings up old memories for Lindros
One day before his big night, Eric Lindros stopped by Flyers Skate Zone, rekindling old memories from when he was 19. By John Boruk
New York Rangers, NHL, Michael Grabner
Flyers not surprised, but look it on Broadway
The Flyers' miscues fueled one breakaway after another as their win streak was snapped with Tuesday's 5-1 rout at the hands of the Rangers. By Jordan Hall
New Jersey Devils, NHL
Devils finally put an end to 6-game skid
The Devils used a big second period to notch a 4-1 win over the Islanders and put an end to their six-game skid. That and more from Tuesday's top NHL action.
New York Rangers, NHL
Flyers' win streak gone in a New York minute
The Flyers scored first on Tuesday before allowing five unanswered goals during a 5-1 loss to the Rangers to snap their win streak at four. By Jordan Hall
Sean Couturier, Philadelphia Flyers
Debating Schenn trade? Couturier playing role in it
As part of a career year that still has half a season to go, Sean Couturier is seizing the opportunity to fill Brayden Schenn's skates. By Jordan Hall
Seguin nets OT winner for Stars
We recap Monday's top NHL action, including Tyler Seguin's game-winner for the Dallas Stars. 
Eric Lindros
Old wounds have healed for Eric Lindros
Eric Lindros reflects on his winding, figure-eight hockey life before it culminates home in Philly with his jersey retirement. By John Boruk
Felix Sandstrom, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Felix Sandstrom Flyers
The Flyers' other top goalie prospect is back
Felix Sandstrom has been somewhat of an afterthought this season because of injury, but the promising goalie prospect is back. By Tom Dougherty
Eric Lindros, Philadelphia Flyers
5 most notable Eric Lindros Flyers moments
Eric Lindros will have his No. 88 retired by the Flyers Thursday. Tune into NBC Sports Philadelphia Wednesday at 10 p.m. to watch "The Case for 88" special looking back on his career. By Jordan Hall
Penguins beat Rangers to tie season-high winning streak
The Penguins dispatched the Rangers, 5-2, on Sunday night for their season high-tying fourth straight win and their fifth in six games.
Flyers fans, don't be surprised by Frost ... yet
Morgan Frost has taken just about the whole gamut by storm, but not the person who knows him best. By Jordan Hall
Barzal notches 5 points in Islanders' win
We recap Saturday's top NHL action, including Mathew Barzal's impressive game for the Islanders.   
Sean Couturier, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Sean Couturier, Sean Couturier Selke Trophy
Couturier steals show as Flyers' winning streak continues
In a game billed as Nolan Patrick vs. Nico Hischier, Sean Couturier again stole the show to lead the Flyers past the Devils. By John Boruk
Sean Couturier, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Sean Couturier, Sean Couturier Selke Trophy
Bye week doesn't slow Couturier-led Flyers
Sean Couturier scored two more goals as the Flyers beat the Devils, 5-3, Saturday night in their first game post-bye. By John Boruk
Nolan Patrick, Nico Hischier
Nolan Patrick vs. Nico Hischier, Part I
Nolan Patrick and Nico Hischier, the top two picks from the 2017 entry draft, will square off Saturday for the first time in the NHL. By John Boruk
Washington Capitals, NHL
Capitals score in final seconds of stunner
We recap Friday's top NHL action, including the Capitals scoring with 1.3 seconds remaining in regulation for a 4-3 win over the Hurricanes.
Travis Konecny, Philadelphia Flyers
It's make-or-break time for Flyers
The Flyers love their positioning for a playoff push because a Metropolitan Division-heavy second-half slate opens Saturday night. By John Boruk
Calgary Flames, NHL
Streaking Flames scorching everything in sight
We recap Thursday's top NHL action, including the Flames rolling over the NHL-best Lightning, 5-1, for their fifth straight win.
Brian Elliott's wife hoping to now serve Philly
Moving has been routine for Amanda and Brian Elliott. Now settled in, the wife of the Flyers' goalie wants to bring her charity work to Philly. By John Boruk
Sean Couturier, Jakub Voracek
Were the Flyers snubbed for All-Star Game?
Which Flyer deserved an All-Star bid? Should the team have had more than one representative? We go End to End on the topic. By Tom Dougherty and Jordan Hall
Only 1 Flyer makes 2018 NHL All-Star Game
Claude Giroux on Wednesday was named to his fifth All-Star Game and will be the Flyers' lone representative. By John Boruk
Everything to know about Fusion, Overwatch League
The Fusion will make history tonight in their Overwatch League opener. Here is all you need to know about the team and the Overwatch League. By Ryan Bright
Washington Capitals, NHL, Lars Eller
There's no place like home for Capitals
We recap Tuesday's top NHL action, including the streaking Capitals beating the Canucks, 3-1, for their 10th straight home win.
Nearing 30, Giroux reflects on his hectic decade
Days away from his 30th birthday, Flyers captain Claude Giroux reflected on his hectic decade in the NHL. By John Boruk
Columbus Blue Jackets, NHL
Blue Jackets erase deficit for OT triumph
We recap Monday's NHL action that saw the Blue Jackets fight back from a two-goal deficit for a 3-2 OT win over the Maple Leafs.
Sean Couturier, Wayne Simmonds, Claude Giroux
Flyers midseason report card grades
With the Flyers at the midway point of the year, we take a look at the résumés of all players and the head coach this year. By John Boruk
Carter Hart, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Team Canada, Canada, 2018 IIHF World Junior Championships
When could we see Hart with Flyers?
With the hype for Carter Hart ramping up, when could we realistically see the 19-year-old goalie with the Flyers? By Tom Dougherty
Carter Hart, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Team Canada, Canada, 2018 IIHF World Junior Championships
Carter Hart elevates game on biggest stage
On the largest junior stage, Carter Hart elevated his game to another level and ramped up the excitement for his NHL potential. By Tom Dougherty
Malkin lifts Penguins past Bruins in high-scoring thriller
Evgeni Malkin scored the overtime winner and the Penguins beat the Bruins, 6-5, in a high-scoring thriller. The best action from Sunday around the NHL.
Sean Couturier, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Sean Couturier, Sean Couturier Selke Trophy
Bye comes at wrong time for Flyers
Sean Couturier scored two more goals as the Flyers downed the Sabres, 4-1, Sunday to enter the bye week playing some of their best hockey. By John Boruk
Sean Couturier
More Sean Couturier, more points before Flyers' bye
Sean Couturier stayed hot with two more goals as the Flyers downed the Sabres, 4-1, Sunday for their third straight win before the bye. By John Boruk
Patrice Bergeron, Boston Bruins, Bruins, Patrice Bergeron Bruins, Carolina Hurricanes, Hurricanes, Bruins-Hurricanes, Best of NHL, NHL Wrap
Bergeron says anything Couturier can do he can do better
Patrice Bergeron, a Selke Trophy mainstay, answered Sean Couturier's two-goal game Saturday with a four-goal game of his own as the Bruins beat the Hurricanes.
Tyrell Goulbourne, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Tyrell Goulbourne Flyers
Goulbourne 'shot in the arm' Flyers needed
From his first shift, Tyrell Goulbourne provided the spark the Flyers needed Saturday afternoon in their 6-3 win over the Blues. By John Boruk
Flyers keep goals coming in win vs. Blues
The Flyers kept the offense coming — including a goal off a defender's backside — in a 6-3 win over the Blues Saturday. By John Boruk
Ottawa Senators, NHL
Senators pull off improbable comeback
The Senators scored quickly in overtime to complete their rally from a four-goal deficit in a 6-5 win over the Sharks. That and more from Friday's top NHL action.
Tyrell Goulbourne, Philadelphia Flyers
Planes, Trains and Frozen Toilets — Goulbourne's wild journey to Flyers
Tyrell Goulbourne joined the Flyers on Friday, ready to help while putting his wild flight troubles (including a frozen toilet) in the past. By Andrew Kulp
Dallas Stars, NHL, Brett Ritchie
Stars deliver more misery for Devils
We recap Thursday's top NHL action, including the Stars' 4-3 home win over the slumping Devils.
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Travis Konecny
Revved-up Flyers show their 'mojo'
The Flyers played an emotional game Thursday, dropping the gloves and breaking out offensively for a needed 6-4 win over the Islanders. By John Boruk
Ilya Bryzgalov
Bryzgalov picks great seat at Flyers game
Ilya Bryzgalov appeared to have a pretty awesome seat at Thursday's Flyers game, and proved it on Twitter.
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Travis Konecny
Fights and a flurry of goals in a snow-day win
The Flyers mixed in a few fights with a four-goal outburst in the second period to hang on for a testy 6-4 win over the Islanders on Thursday. By John Boruk
Ron Hextall, Carter Hart
Hextall's take on Flyers prospects at World Junior Championships
General manager Ron Hextall on Thursday offered his assessment of the four Flyers prospects at the World Junior Championships. By John Boruk
Detroit Red Wings, NHL
Red Wings only need 6 seconds for OT win
The Red Wings scored just six seconds into overtime for a 2-1 win over the Senators. That and more from Wednesday's top NHL action.
Steven Stamkos
NHL unveils All-Star Game captains
The All-Star Game captains were announced, featuring the Lightning's Steven Stamkos. Here's that and more from around the NHL on Wednesday.
Claude Giroux, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Claude Giroux Flyers, Jakub Voracek, Jakub Voracek Flyers, Sean Couturier, Sean Couturier Flyers
Why Flyers' depth is really a mirage
There was a sense of reality from the start that the Flyers had more depth this season, but 39 games in, that's proven untrue. By John Boruk
Philly athletes you should follow on Instagram
As we dive into 2018 with Instagram growing more popular, we wanted to highlight a few Philly athletes fans will want to follow.
Washington Capitals, NHL, Alex Ovechkin
Ovechkin nabs league goals lead with OT marker
Alex Ovechkin swiped the league's lead for goals and gave the Capitals a 5-4 win over the Hurricanes with his overtime score. That and more from Tuesday's top NHL action.
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Andrew MacDonald
Flyers' rivalry turns to rout in blink of an eye
The Flyers allowed three straight goals during a brief span in the second period on Tuesday to blow open their 5-1 loss to the rival Penguins. By John Boruk
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Claude Giroux
A rout at the hands of a rival for Flyers
Claude Giroux and the Flyers opened the new year with a rough 5-1 loss to the cross-state rival Penguins on Tuesday night. By John Boruk
Rangers top Sabres in Winter Classic thriller
J.T. Miller scored in overtime to give the Rangers a 3-2 Winter Classic win over the Sabres.
Brian Elliott
Flyers searching for a New Year's identity
The inconsistent Flyers know they need to find an identity and string wins together heading into a pivotal new year stretch. By John Boruk
Flyers prospects heating up as new year rings in
We ring in the new year with our first Future Flyers Report of 2018, checking in on a score of intriguing prospects. By Tom Dougherty
Gustav Nyquist, Detroit Red Wings, Red Wings
Nyquist scores twice as Red Wings take down Penguins
Gustav Nyquist scored twice and the Detroit Red Wings took down the Pittsburgh Penguins, 4-1, Sunday night.
Sean Couturier, Wayne Simmonds
Fitting final week of 2017 for Flyers
The Flyers closed out the 2017 calendar year in the wildly inconsistent fashion we've grown accustomed to. Greg Paone's Weekly Observations
There's a new leader atop the Metropolitan Division
The Washington Capitals on Saturday night beat the New Jersey Devils, 5-2, to move atop the Metropolitan Division.
Could the Flyers bring back Chris Pronger?
Chris Pronger's time with the Flyers was cut short, but could he become a member of the team's front office some day? By John Boruk
Minnesota Wild, NHL, Mikael Granlund
Granlund's 3 goals do the trick in Wild win over Preds
We recap Friday's top NHL action, including Mikael Granlund recording a hat trick in the Wild's 4-2 win over the Predators.
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Brian Elliott
Flyers hope win over NHL's best isn't lightning in a bottle
Goalie Brian Elliott made all 13 starts this month for the Flyers with none bigger than Friday night's 5-3 road win over the NHL-best Lightning. By John Boruk
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL
Flyers prove they're the best in the business for 1 night
The Flyers snapped their three-game skid in resounding fashion with a 5-3 road win over the NHL-best Lightning on Friday night. By John Boruk
Surging Lightning stay hot before hosting Flyers
Steven Stamkos scored twice and the NHL-leading Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Canadiens, 3-1, for their 10th win in 11 games. That and more from Thursday's top NHL action.
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Brian Elliott
Flyers composing own post-Christmas blues
The Flyers made a late charge in their return from the break, but a three-goal deficit was too much to overcome in a 3-2 loss to Florida. By John Boruk
Flyers wake up too late from holiday slumber
The Flyers' late charged proved too little, too late as they dropped their third straight game with a 3-2 loss to the Panthers. By John Boruk
Is this the spark Nolan Patrick needs?
The Flyers will keep Nolan Patrick with Jakub Voracek tonight in Florida, hoping the veteran playmaker can spark their rookie center. By John Boruk
New Jersey Devils, NHL, Nico Hischier
Top pick Hischier heats up for streaking Devils
Nico Hischier scored a pair of goals as the Devils beat the Red Wings, 3-1, for their fifth straight win. That and more from Wednesday's top NHL action.
Dave Hakstol, Philadelphia Flyers
Flyers switch up travel routine in search of a spark
In search of a spark, the Flyers switched up their travel routine, which worked well the last time. By John Boruk
Jakub Voracek, Shayne Gostisbehere, Brian Elliott
5 keys to Flyers making playoff push
The Flyers have appeared to steady the ship, but will it be enough to make the playoffs? John Boruk has five keys for the orange and black going forward.
Shayne Gostisbehere, Philadelphia Flyers
Which streak was Flyers' true colors?
During the holiday break, let's take a look at the Flyers' recent streaks and which one was more representative of the team. By Tom Dougherty and Jordan Hall
Cooper Marody, University of Michigan, Michigan Wolverines, Michigan hockey, Big Blue, Cooper Marody Michigan, Cooper Marody Flyers, Alex Lyon
Flyers prospect surprises and disappointments this year
In this edition of the Future Flyers Report, Tom Dougherty looks at the biggest surprise, disappointment and the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championships.
Brian Elliott, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Brian Elliott Flyers
Brian Elliott's case for Flyers MVP
Brian Elliott has given the Flyers a chance to win almost every night and this week was more proof he's the team's MVP. Greg Paone's weekly observations.
Auston Matthews, Toronto Maple Leafs, Maple Leafs, Auston Matthews Maple Leafs
Auston Matthews' return helps Leafs beat Rangers
Auston Matthews, returning after missing six games with a concussion, helped the Maple Leafs beat the Rangers, 3-2, Saturday night.
Nationwide (Arena) is not on the Flyers' side
The Flyers' losing streak in Columbus hit 11 games Saturday with a 2-1 shootout loss to Sergei Bobrovsky and the Blue Jackets. By Andy Dudones
The one that got away from the Flyers
The Flyers' losing streak in Columbus hit 11 games Saturday night with a 2-1 shootout loss as they enter the Christmas break. By Andy Dudones
Flyers take too long to find power-play groove
By the time the Flyers were able to convert on a power play Friday in Buffalo, it was too late to salvage a 4-2 loss to the Sabres. By Jonah Bronstein
Brian Elliott's outstanding effort goes to waste
Brian Elliott put forth a tremendous effort, but the Flyers' offense couldn't capitalize in a 4-2 loss to the lowly Sabres. By Jonah Bronstein
Lindholm completes hat trick in overtime of Ducks' win
We recap Thursday’s top NHL action, including Hampus Lindholm's big night for the Anaheim Ducks in a 5-4 overtime win.  
How Giroux regained superstar form
After multiple down seasons and an offseason of criticism, Claude Giroux is on pace for his best season yet, thanks to some help from his dad. By John Boruk
Columbus Blue Jackets, NHL
Blue Jackets snap modest skid, move up in jumbled Metro
The Blue Jackets notched a 4-2 win over the Maple Leafs to move up in the crowded Metropolitan Division. That and more from Wednesday's top NHL action.
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Robert Hagg
Hagg nets 1st goal as Flyers hone killer instinct
Robert Hagg scored his first NHL goal as the Flyers locked down the Red Wings for a 4-3 win to finish off their successful homestand. By John Boruk
Robert Hagg, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Robert Hagg Flyers, Robert Hagg Philadelphia Flyers, Robert Hagg first goal, Sean Couturier, Sean Couturier Flyers, Claude Giroux, Wayne Simmonds
A milestone night for Flyers to end homestand
Robert Hagg scored his first career goal, Sean Couturier set a career high and the Flyers took down the Red Wings, 4-3, Wednesday night. By John Boruk
Michael Raffl, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Michael Raffl Flyers
Flyers look to avoid another holiday hangover
As the Flyers' schedule begins to ramp up, they're aware they have to avoid the same trap they fell in last season — complacency. By John Boruk
Las Vegas Golden Knights, NHL
Golden Knights score with 2.3 seconds left to stun Lightning
The Golden Knights scored with 2.3 seconds remaining for a 4-3 victory over the Lightning to snap Tampa Bay's seven-game win streak. That and more from Tuesday's top NHL action.
Dave Hakstol, Philadelphia Flyers, Dave Hakstol Flyers, Flyers
Flyers turning backs on Broad Street Bully mentality
Dave Hakstol's Flyers are impressively in the midst of their most disciplined stretch in franchise history. By John Boruk
New Jersey Devils, NHL, Stefan Noesen
Devils ride Stefan Noesen's late goals to comeback
We recap Monday's top NHL action, including Stefan Noesen igniting the Devils' 5-3 comeback over the Ducks.
Drew Doughty, Claude Giroux
Flyers' win streak runs into the wrong team
Despite holding advantages in some key areas Monday, the Flyers were quieted by the Kings during a 4-1 loss, snapping their win streak at six. By John Boruk
Los Angeles Kings, NHL
Flyers' 6-game reign comes to an end
The Flyers' six-game win streak came to an abrupt halt with Monday night's 4-1 loss to the Kings at the Wells Fargo Center. By John Boruk
Shayne Gostisbehere, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Dallas Stars, Flyers-Stars, Flyers vs. Stars, Stars at Flyers, Stars
Finish-them-off mindset fueling Flyers' surge
In a change from a few weeks ago, the Flyers are controlling games in the third period and they feel it's fueling their recent success. By Greg Paone
Morgan Frost, Morgan Frost Flyers, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Ste. Sault Marie, Morgan Frost Ste. Sault Marie, Ste. Sault Marie Greyhounds, Morgan Frost Greyhounds, Morgan Frost OHL
Key Flyers prospect breaking out amid WJCs snub
Morgan Frost was not invited to Team Canada's selection camp for the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championships, but his breakout season continues. By Tom Dougherty
Shayne Gostisbehere
Like it or not, boring is working for Flyers
It hasn't always been pretty or exciting, but it doesn't matter to Shayne Gostisbehere and the Flyers on this win streak. By Greg Paone
Shayne Gostisbehere, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Dallas Stars, Flyers-Stars, Flyers vs. Stars, Stars at Flyers, Stars, Claude Giroux, Wayne Simmonds
Flyers developing Muhammad Ali-type mentality
Shayne Gostisbehere scored two PP goals Saturday to help the Flyers beat the Stars, 2-1, in OT to extend their winning streak to six games. By John Boruk
Anderson leads Sens to 4th-ever outdoor shutout
We recap Saturday’s top NHL action, including the Senators' shutout win over the Canadiens in frigid conditions at the NHL 100 Classic.   
Shayne Gostisbehere, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Dallas Stars, Flyers-Stars, Flyers vs. Stars, Stars at Flyers, Stars
Ghost leads Flyers to season-high winning streak
Shayne Gostisbehere scored twice Saturday to lift the Flyers past the Stars, 2-1, in overtime to extend their winning streak to six games. By John Boruk
New Jersey Devils, NHL
Milestone night for Boyle sparks Devils' win
We recap Friday's top NHL action, including Brian Boyle scoring his 100th career goal in the Devils' 5-2 win over the Stars.
Flyers set for unique pregame show
Prior to puck drop Saturday against the Stars, the Flyers will put on a unique holiday-themed light show, which will illuminate the Wells Fargo Center.
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Travis Sanheim
Flyers not worried about style points
It wasn't the cleanest hockey the Flyers have played, but they'll gladly take the 2-1 victory over Buffalo that pushed their win streak to five. By John Boruk
Montreal Canadiens, NHL
Canadiens get OT win to snap slide
We recap Thursday's top NHL action, including the Canadiens' 2-1 OT win over the Devils to snap their three-game skid.
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Valtteri Filppula
Flyers deliver high five at home
The Flyers received contribution from their second line again as the team ran its win streak to five straight with a 2-1 victory over the Sabres. By John Boruk
Time to recognize Flyers' other rock on D
Rookie defenseman Robert Hagg's exceptional play has flown under the radar this season. And that's just the way he likes it. By Matt Bowker
Ottawa Senators, NHL, Mark Stone, Cody Cedi
Following back home, Sens snap 5-game skid
We recap Wednesday's top NHL action, including the Senators earning a 3-2 win over the Rangers to snap a five-game skid.
Sean Couturier, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Sean Couturier, Sean Couturier Selke Trophy
Will Couturier finally win Selke Trophy this year?
Sean Couturier has proven he belongs in the elite conversation of two-way forwards and should be in consideration for the Selke Trophy. By John Boruk
Claude Giroux, Tyler Bozak, Philadelphia Flyers, Toronto Maple Leafs, Flyers-Maple Leafs
The Flyers are back, baby!
The Flyers, having stopped their bleeding on the road, healed their wounds at home Tuesday just in time for an important homestand. By Tom Dougherty
Philadelphia Flyers
Former Flyer Zarley Zalapski dies at 49
Former NHL defenseman Zarley Zalapski, who played his final season with the Flyers in 1999-00, died on Tuesday.
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL
'Special play' highlights Flyers' comeback
Sean Couturier and Claude Giroux made a special play to propel the Flyers to a 4-2 win over the Maple Leafs on Tuesday, their fourth straight. By John Boruk
New Jersey Devils, NHL, Taylor Hall
Devils bring an end to Kings' win streak at 8
Taylor Hall knocked in a pair of goals as the Devils rolled to a 5-1 victory over the Kings to snap L.A.'s win streak at eight. That and more from Tuesday's top NHL action.
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Sean Couturier
Four of a kind for Flyers
Sean Couturier buried a goal late in the third period to help give the Flyers a 4-2 win over the Maple Leafs for their fourth straight victory. By John Boruk
New York Islanders, NHL, Jaroslav Halak
Halak makes Islanders' vote of confidence look smart
We recap Monday's top NHL action, including Jaroslav Halak stopping 31 shots in the Islanders' 3-1 win over the Capitals.
Sean Couturier
Home-ice advantage? Not so much for Flyers
The Flyers return home Tuesday losers in 10 of their last 12 at the Wells Fargo Center and looking to reverse that trend ASAP. By John Boruk
Ron Hextall, Dave Hakstol
Praise for Hextall and Hakstol
A well-respected writer praised Ron Hextall and Dave Hakstol for how the two handled "Fire Hakstol" chants about two weeks ago. By Jordan Hall
Nolan Patrick
Hype or not, Nolan Patrick still a teenage rookie
Nolan Patrick came to town with hype, but so far, his rookie season his been a reminder that he's a teenager transitioning to the NHL. By John Boruk
Brian Elliott
NHL honors for red-hot Brian Elliott
Flyers goalie Brian Elliott was honored by the NHL after his stellar netminding that paced the Flyers through a successful week. By Greg Paone
Nolan Patrick, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Nolan Patrick Flyers
Nolan Patrick and the World Junior Championships
The Flyers will not loan Nolan Patrick to Team Canada for the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship, but should they have? By Tom Dougherty
Brian Elliott, Wayne Simmonds, Michael Raffl
Major keys to Flyers' Western Canada surge
The 10-game skid is over as the Flyers displayed different facets of their game while rolling through Western Canada. Greg Paone's Weekly Observations.
Yet another shutout for Sergei Bobrovsky
Sergei Bobrovsky picked up his league-leading fourth shutout — 23rd of his career — Saturday night in the Blue Jackets' 1-0 win over the Coyotes.
Dave Hakstol, Philadelphia Flyers
Hakstol's tricky spot with Flyers
Dave Hakstol is in desperate need of both wins and finding the right formula, but the head coach must also remember the Flyers' future. By Jordan Hall
Las Vegas Golden Knights, NHL, Malcolm Subban
Malcolm Subban gets family bragging rights in Vegas win
Goalie Malcolm Subban got the best of brother P.K. Subban in the Golden Knights' 4-3 shootout win over the Predators. We look at that and other action from Friday's top NHL action.
Radko Gudas, Philadelphia Flyers
Gudas' return will help Flyers ... on 1 condition
Radko Gudas is set to return Tuesday from his latest suspension, but has the physical and fiery defenseman learned his lesson? By John Boruk
Claude Giroux, Michael Raffl
A first for Flyers in Giroux era
With a 4-1 decision Thursday over the Canucks, their third straight win, the Flyers accomplished something for the first time in 21 years. By John Boruk
St. Louis Blues, NHL, Brayden Schenn
Brayden Schenn continues torrid stretch for Blues
Brayden Schenn added another goal as the Blues notched a 3-0 win over the Stars. We recap that and other game's from Thursday's top NHL action.
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL
Flyers' road trip a sweeping success
The Flyers rolled to a 4-1 win over the Canucks on Thursday night to cap off their Western Canada road trip with a timely sweep. By John Boruk
Nolan Patrick, Dale Weise, Robert Hagg
Not worried about entertaining, Flyers have win streak
The secondary scoring struck plenty Wednesday night as the pressure-free Flyers beat the Oilers, 4-2, for their second straight win. By John Boruk
Washington Capitals, NHL
Capitals' top line sparks rout of Blackhawks
We recap Wednesday's top NHL action, including the Capitals rolling to a 6-2 win over the slumping Blackhawks.
Jakub Voracek, Philadelphia Flyers
A streak the Flyers actually prefer
After a slow start to the game, the Flyers struck twice in the second and third periods for a 4-2 win over the Oilers on Wednesday night. By John Boruk
South Jersey's own closer to dream with Flyers
With his call-up to the Flyers, TJ Brennan, a South Jersey native, is one step closer to realizing his childhood dream. By John Boruk
Shayne Gostisbehere, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Shayne Gostisbehere Flyers
Why Gostisbehere had to delete his Twitter app
Shayne Gostisbehere on Wednesday revealed the reason why he deleted his Twitter app and more in a beautifully-written The Players' Tribune piece.
Michal Neuvirth, Brandon Manning, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers
Flyers surprisingly place 2 on IR
The Flyers on Wednesday placed defenseman Brandon Manning and goalie Michal Neuvirth on injured reserve. By John Boruk
Detroit Red Wings, NHL
Red Wings roll to finally put an end to 7-game skid
The Red Wings rolled to a 5-1 win over the Jets to halt their seven-game skid. That and more from Tuesday's top NHL action.
New York Rangers, NHL
Forbes says Rangers are worth NHL-high $1.5 billion
We look at some news and notes from around the NHL, including Forbes ranking the Rangers as the league's highest-valued franchise at $1.5 billion.
Wayne Simmonds, Travis Hamonic, Philadelphia Flyers, Calgary Flames
Flyers felt Travis Hamonic deserved match penalty
The Flyers believe Flames defenseman Travis Hamonic deserved every bit of his match penalty and automatic ejection Monday. By John Boruk
Jakub Voracek, Shayne Gostisbehere, Brian Elliott
Give some credit to Hakstol as Flyers end skid
Jakub Voracek felt "such a relief" after the Flyers' adjustments paid off to halt a 10-game skid with a 5-2 win over the Flames on Monday. By John Boruk
Washington Capitals, NHL, Alex Ovechkin
Ovechkin puts on a show in Caps' rare win over Sharks
Alex Ovechkin sparked the Capitals' 4-1 win over the Sharks. That and more from Monday's top NHL action.
Shayne Gostisbehere, Michael Raffl
Flyers finally stop the bleeding
It's over. The Flyers put a halt to their 10-game skid with a 5-2 road win over the Flames on Monday night, their first victory since Nov. 9. By John Boruk
Claude Giroux, Jake Voracek, Sean Couturier
Desperation means big change for Flyers tonight
The Flyers' top line has been potent this season, but the 10-game losing streak is forcing Dave Hakstol to break the trio up Monday. By John Boruk
Sami Vatanen, Adam Henrique, Ron Hextall
After Devils trade, it's your move, Ron Hextall
Flyers GM Ron Hextall's eyes should have been opened by the Devils' win-now trade last week for defenseman Sami Vatanen. By John Boruk
Honors keep pouring in for Flyers prospect
Carter Hart remains a bright spot on the Flyers' farm and words are getting tough to describe him. This week's Future Flyers Report. By Tom Dougherty
Sidney Crosby
Have Flyers reached season's tipping point already?
Just when things couldn't get uglier for the Flyers, Monday in Pittsburgh happened, and it could have a lasting effect. Greg Paone's weekly observations
Brian Elliott
Don't point fingers at Flyers' goaltending
The misery of the Flyers' 10-game losing streak is documented, but goaltending isn't the issue as Brian Elliott has provided stability in net. By Greg Paone
Flyers' 'f---ing brutal' winless streak reaches 10
Frustrations continued to mount for Shayne Gostisbehere and the Flyers Saturday as their winless streak reached 10 games in a shutout loss to the Bruins. By John Boruk
Flyers drop 10th straight in ugly fashion
The Flyers' woes continued as they dropped their 10th straight, 3-0, to the Bruins at the Wells Fargo Center Saturday afternoon. By John Boruk
Canadiens explode for 10 goals
We recap Saturday’s top NHL action, including a 10-goal outburst from the Canadiens.    
Ottawa Senators, NHL, Ryan Dzingel
Senators snap 7-game skid in wild fashion
We recap Friday's top NHL action, including the Senators securing a dramatic 6-5 win over the Islanders to snap their seven-game skid.
Ron Hextall, Dave Hakstol
It's time Flyers admit this is a rebuild
Ron Hextall and Dave Hakstol can play the role of spin doctors, but the Flyers' play is what's most clear — this is a rebuild and it's big. By Tom Dougherty
Edmonton Oilers, NHL, Laurent Brossoit
Oilers gift win to Maple Leafs with goal in own net
We recap Thursday's top NHL action, including the Maple Leafs benefitting from the Oilers scoring in their own net during a 6-4 victory.
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL
What exactly is wrong with Flyers? It's complicated
Two days after holding a players-only meeting following a ninth straight loss, the Flyers were still attempting to get a grip on their issues. By Andrew Kulp 
Devils pull off blockbuster deal to bolster defense
The Devils pulled off a blockbuster trade with the Ducks to bolster their defense Thursday.
Montreal Canadiens, NHL, Carey Price
Habs' Price continues stellar play since return from injury
We recap Wednesday's top NHL action, including another strong effort from Carey Price in the Canadiens' 2-1 win over the Senators.
Ron Hextall, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers
Hextall doubles down on support for Hakstol
Think Dave Hakstol's job is in jeopardy? Think again. Flyers general manager Ron Hextall threw his support behind his first coaching hire. By Tom Dougherty
The Blame Game, Flyers Edition
Which Flyers player has been the most disappointing during the team's skid? We go End to End on the topic. By Tom Dougherty and Jordan Hall
Danick Martel, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Danick Martel Flyers
Flyers send Martel back to AHL, but for how long?
After losing their ninth straight game Tuesday night, the Flyers returned Danick Martel to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. By Tom Dougherty
Hakstol on hot seat? Hextall addresses state of Flyers
While impatience grows within the fanbase, it isn't spreading into Ron Hextall's office despite the Flyers' struggles under Dave Hakstol. By John Boruk
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Dave Hakstol, Claude Giroux
Boos, chants and a team meeting for skidding Flyers
Boos and chants to fire head coach Dave Hakstol during the Flyers' 3-1 loss to the Sharks forced the players to hold a closed-door meeting. By John Boruk
Tampa Bay Lightning, NHL, Andrei Vasilevskiy
Vasilevskiy shutout brings Lightning's modest skid to a halt
We recap Tuesday's top NHL action, including Andrei Vasilevskiy stopping all 34 shots he faced to give the Lightning a 2-0 win over the Sabres.
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Danick Martel
Fans chant as Flyers drop 9th straight
The Flyers fell for the 11th time in 13 games during the month of November with Tuesday's 3-1 loss to the Sharks, their ninth straight defeat. By John Boruk
Young cancer patients pump up Flyers before game
Maddie Swenson, 10, and DJ Allen, 12, both fighting cancer, provided some pregame motivation for the Flyers on Tuesday. By Jordan Hall
Dave Hakstol, Philadelphia Flyers, Dave Hakstol Flyers, Flyers
Enough already with Dave Hakstol's coach-speak
In this week's edition of Rob's Rants, Rob Ellis takes aim at Flyers head coach Dave Hakstol amidst the team's eight-game losing skid.
Sidney Crosby, Philadelphia Flyers
Flyers' latest loss hits frustration on all levels
Sidney Crosby's Penguins dealt the Flyers more OT frustration in a 5-4 decision Monday — another blown lead and an eighth straight loss. By John Boruk
Winnipeg Jets, NHL
Jets take off with 7 unanswered goals in victory
We recap Monday's top NHL action, including the Jets scoring seven unanswered goals in a 7-2 win over the Wild.
Wayne Simmonds, Philadelphia Flyers
Same sad, heartbreaking story for Flyers
The Flyers coughed up a two-goal lead yet again as their skid reached eight straight with a tough 5-4 overtime loss to the rival Penguins. By John Boruk
Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia Flyers, Dave Hakstol, Chip Kelly
The uncanny resemblance between Hakstol and Chip
Many parallels can be drawn between Dave Hakstol and former Eagles head coach Chip Kelly, especially with Hakstol's waning success. By John Boruk
Why it's too soon to judge Brayden Schenn trade
As the Flyers continue to spiral toward just plain bad, the Brayden Schenn trade has been a subject of discussion. Here's why it shouldn't be. By Tom Dougherty
Dave Hakstol
No need to read between lines with Flyers
The Flyers are on their longest losing skid in almost 10 years and there's no hiding from how poorly they've played. By Greg Paone
Andrew MacDonald
A blue-line return on tap for Flyers in Pittsburgh
Andrew MacDonald will return to the lineup Monday in Pittsburgh and the Flyers hope he can help stabilize a porous defense and penalty kill. By John Boruk
Ovechkin's hat trick leads Capitals to victory
We recap Saturday’s top NHL action, including Alex Ovechkin's huge night in a win for the Washington Capitals. 
Brian Boyle's emotional goal helps Devils beat Canucks
Brian Boyle scored one of the most meaningful goals in his career as the Devils beat the Canucks, 3-2, Friday night.
Flyers' latest loss has all too familiar sting
Black Friday was more of the same, discouraging play from the Flyers, who lost their seventh straight with a  5-4 OT loss to the Isles. By John Boruk
Brian Elliott, Philadelphia Flyers, New York Islanders
Hapless Flyers see losing streak hit 7
The Flyers saw another two-goal lead evaporate Friday and their losing streak hit seven games with a 5-4 overtime loss to the Islanders. By John Boruk
Flyers should consider sending Konecny to AHL
With Danick Martel making his Flyers debut, could the struggling Travis Konecny benefit from time with the Phantoms? By John Boruk
Mike Vecchione, Lehigh Valley Phantoms
Flyers prospect cherishes giving back on Thanksgiving
From his days at Union College, Flyers prospect Mike Vecchione saw reasons to cherish what you have on Thanksgiving. By Jordan Hall
Nick Bjugstad does it all in Panthers' shootout win
We recap Wednesday's top NHL action, including Nick Bjugstad's big night in the Panthers' 2-1 shootout win over the Maple Leafs. 
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Brian Elliott, Shayne Gostisbehere
Slumping Flyers can't get out of their own way
The Flyers' defensive coverage broke down just 32 seconds into OT for a 4-3 loss to the Islanders to extend their skid to six straight games. By John Boruk
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Jakub Voracek
An OT heartbreaker extends Flyers' skid
The Flyers battled all night with the Islanders before allowing a goal 32 seconds into overtime for a 4-3 loss to extend their skid to six straight. By John Boruk
Sam Morin, Philadelphia Flyers
Desperate Flyers call up 2 top prospects
The Flyers on Wednesday recalled forward Danick Martel and defenseman Samuel Morin from the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. By John Boruk
St. Louis Blues, NHL
Tarasenko dominates as Blues rout Oilers
We recap Tuesday's top NHL action, including Vladimir Tarasenko having a monster game as the Blues rolled to an 8-3 win over the Oilers.
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Michal Neuvirth
Defense disappears for Flyers as skid continues
Goalie Michal Neuvirth and the Flyers' defense were caught sleepwalking during a 5-2 loss to Vancouver that extended their skid to five games. By John Boruk
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Claude Giroux
A low five for Flyers
The Flyers scored first before allowing four unanswered goals in a 5-2 loss to the Canucks to extend their skid to five straight games. By John Boruk
Plenty to be thankful for in Philly sports
There are no rants this week. Rob Ellis is focused on all Philadelphia sports fans have to be thankful for this year.
Gaudreau extends point streak to 10 games
Johnny Gaudreau extended his point streak to 10 games with a goal and assist in a 4-1 win over the Capitals. That and more from Monday's top NHL action.
Wayne Simmonds wants you to relax
Through 20 games, the Flyers are in last place in the Metropolitan Division. But Wayne Simmonds isn't worried. By Jordan Hall
Radko Gudas
10 games?! Gudas, Flyers react to ban
Word of Radko Gudas' 10-game ban was the talk of the Flyers' locker room Monday as both Gudas and his teammates reacted. By Jordan Hall
How soon is now for Flyers prospects Morin, Vecchione?
With Radko Gudas' 10-game suspension and the Flyers' scoring woes, could we soon see Samuel Morin and Mike Vecchione in the NHL? By Tom Dougherty
Radko Gudas, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Radko Gudas Flyers
NHL makes example of Gudas with hefty suspension
Radko Gudas on Sunday night was suspended for 10 games because of his slash Thursday to Winnipeg's Mathieu Perreault. By John Boruk
Flyers, Penguins going outside … again
The Flyers and Penguins are headed back outside as the NHL announced Sunday night the rivals will play at the Linc on Feb. 23, 2019. By John Boruk
Radko Gudas
Why NHL got Gudas suspension right
Radko Gudas has been here before, and his latest dangerous mishap has righrfully cost him 10 games. Greg Paone's Weekly Observations
Anthony Duclair hat trick leads Coyotes over Senators
Anthony Duclair completed a hat trick in overtime to give the Arizona Coyotes a 3-2 win Saturday. That and much more in Best of NHL.
Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Calgary Flames, Flames, Flyers-Flames, Flyers vs. Flames, Flames at Flyers
How Flyers 'lost their heads' in OTL to Flames
The Flyers, for the second straight game, saw a two-goal lead disappear. This time, it was due to undisciplined play in a 5-4 OT loss to Calgary. By John Boruk
Flyers' funk continues despite four goals
The Flyers exploded for four goals in the first two periods, but poor discipline proved costly in a 5-4 overtime loss to the Flames. By John Boruk
Columbus Blue Jackets, NHL, Sergei Bobrovsky
Bobrovsky posts 21st career shutout as Blue Jackets blank Rangers
We recap Friday's top NHL action, including Sergei Bobrovsky stopping every shot he faced for his 21st career shutout in the Blue Jackets' 2-0 win over the Rangers.
Shake it all up? Flyers' best lineup to score
What should the Flyers do to find more secondary scoring? Let's go End to End on the problem. By Tom Dougherty and Jordan Hall
Travis Sanheim's numbers don't tell the story
Travis Sanheim's offense hasn't translated to the NHL just yet, but his defense is quickly progressing. By John Boruk
NHL set to come down hard on Gudas
Here we go again. Radko Gudas was offered an in-person hearing by the NHL (and waived the right) for his dangerous slash Thursday. By Matt Bowker
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Brian Elliott
Flyers crushed by ejection, late collapse
The Flyers saw early positives Thursday before unraveling in the finale minute of regulation for an eventual 3-2 shootout loss to the Jets. By John Boruk
Tampa Bay Lightning, NHL, Mikhail Sergachev, Anton Stralman
NHL-best Lightning ruin Bishop's return to Tampa Bay
We recap Thursday's top NHL action, including the Lightning rolling to a 6-1 win over the Stars in Ben Bishop's return to Tampa Bay.

Future Flyers Report

Samuel Morin, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Samuel Morin Flyers

Samuel Morin's frustrating season continues

Samuel Morin's frustrating 2017-18 season continued last week as the 6-foot-7 defenseman has been hit with yet another injury. By Tom Dougherty

Felix Sandstrom, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Felix Sandstrom Flyers

The Flyers' other top goalie prospect is back

Felix Sandstrom has been somewhat of an afterthought this season because of injury, but the promising goalie prospect is back. By Tom Dougherty