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Nolan Patrick, Philadelphia Flyers
Why Nolan Patrick is such a power-play fit
Nolan Patrick is off to a fast start filling in for Wayne Simmonds on the Flyers' power play. Let's look at three reasons behind the success. By Jordan Hall
Pittsburgh Penguins, NHL
Streaking Penguins move atop Metro Division
The Penguins completely dominated the slumping Hurricanes in a 6-1 win to move into first place in the Metropolitan Division. That and more from Friday's top NHL action.
Why the Flyers? How Canadians decided to 'bleed orange'
It's not unusual to see Flyers fans in the crowd when the team plays in Canada. So where does that fandom from Canadians originate? By John Boruk
Nashville Predators, NHL, Pekka Rinne
Pekka Rinne notches milestone in Predators' rout
We recap Thursday's top NHL action, including Pekka Rinne notching his 300th career victory in the Predators' 7-1 win over the Sharks.
Nolan Patrick, Philadelphia Flyers
Here comes Nolan Patrick, just in time for Flyers
With a new role and Dave Hakstol's guidance, Nolan Patrick continued his surge Thursday in the Flyers' 2-1 win over the Blue Jackets. By John Boruk
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Petr Mrazek
Add a stellar debut to Flyers' month to remember
Petr Mrazek didn't disappoint in his Flyers debut as he made 19 saves in the team's 2-1 comeback over the Blue Jackets Thursday. By John Boruk
Dave Hakstol, Philadelphia Flyers
Flyers in uncharted territory with lack of penalties
The Flyers haven't had to call on their lowly penalty kill unit much lately, a huge factor in their improved play. By John Boruk
Dave Hakstol, Philadelphia Flyers
It's time to give Dave Hakstol credit
The Flyers' turnaround from long winless streak to playoff push. By Jordan Hall
Las Vegas Golden Knights, NHL
Vegas feeling golden after moving atop NHL standings
We recap Wednesday's top NHL action, including the Golden Knights moving back atop the NHL standings with a 7-3 win over the Flames.
Petr Mrazek, Philadelphia Flyers
What Petr Mrazek hopes to add to Flyers
Petr Mrazek, who appears set for his Flyers debut Thursday, discussed how his skill set meshes with his new team. By John Boruk
Travis Konecny
Flyers survive a scare with Travis Konecny
The Flyers have apparently survived an injury scare with red-hot first-line winger Travis Konecny. By John Boruk
Just shoot! Voracek quiets many with his heroics
Jakub Voracek, who hears "shoot the puck" from nearly everyone, didn't need help lifting the Flyers to a 3-2 OT win over Montreal Tuesday. By John Boruk
Columbus Blue Jackets, NHL
Blue Jackets snap skid on rare Harrington goal
We recap Tuesday's top NHL action, including Scott Harrington scoring the go-ahead goal in the Blue Jackets' 2-1 win over the Devils.
Jakub Voracek, Alex Lyon
Voracek vaporizes late deficit for rolling Flyers
Jakub Voracek scored the tying goal with 1:25 left in regulation before adding on a marker during OT in the Flyers' 3-2 win over Montreal. By John Boruk
How Flyers prepare for life without Simmonds, Neuvirth
With Wayne Simmonds and Michal Neuvirth on the shelf, it's up to a Flyers prospect and a newcomer to fill the void. By John Boruk
2 more key Flyers out with injuries
With a playoff spot within their grasp, the Flyers have suffered two more key injuries.
Alex Ovechkin, Washington Capitals
Capitals regain top spot in Metro as Ovechkin scores NHL-best 35th goal
We recap Monday's top NHL action, including Alex Ovechkin leading the Capitals to a bounce-back win.   
Petr Mrazek, Philadelphia Flyers, Detroit Red Wings
Goaltending help is on the way for the Flyers
The Flyers on Monday acquired goalie Petr Mrazek from the Detroit Red Wings in exchange for two conditional draft picks. By John Boruk
Flyers call up budding wing prospect
In somewhat of a surprise move, the Flyers on Monday recalled Oskar Lindblom from Lehigh Valley. By John Boruk
Oskar Lindblom, Philadelphia Flyers
Big-name Flyers prospect catches fire
Oskar Lindblom is finding his goal-scoring touch for the Phantoms. Here's that and much more in the latest Future Flyers Report. By Jordan Hall
New Jersey Devils, Taylor Hall
Hall's late OT goal helps Devils keep pace with Flyers
We recap Sunday's best NHL action, including Taylor Hall extending his league-best point streak in the Devils' OT win over Carolina.   
Alex Lyon unfazed by the moment in massive relief effort
Thrown into a wild game in relief of an injured Michal Neuvirth, Alex Lyon helped the Flyers beat the Rangers, 7-4, for his first NHL win. By John Boruk 
Alex Lyon
Alex Lyon saves Flyers' day at MSG
Alex Lyon subbed brilliantly for an injured Michal Neuvirth and helped the Flyers to a big 7-4 win over the Rangers Sunday. By John Boruk
Nick Ritchie an unlikely hero as Ducks win in 11-round shootout
We recap Saturday's best NHL action, including a marathon shootout victory by the Anaheim Ducks. 
Philadelphia Flyers, Sean Couturier, Michal Neuvirth, Ivan Provorov
Which player can the Flyers least afford to lose?
Which player on the Flyers is most indispensable to the team's overall success? Let the debate begin. By John Boruk 
Sean Couturier, Philadelphia Flyers
Flyers exorcise some demons thanks to Couturier
The Flyers earned a rare win in Columbus over Sergei Bobrovsky as Sean Couturier delivered the OT magic Friday for a 2-1 victory. By Andy Dudones
New York Islanders, NHL, Thomas Greiss
Greiss catches Islanders' goalie wave
One night after Jaroslav Halak made 50 saves for the Islanders, teammate Thomas Greiss followed suit with 44 stops in a 3-0 win over the Hurricanes. That and more from Friday's top NHL action.
Flyers finally break a 13-year hex
After limping up the tunnel with an apparent injury, Sean Couturier returned to score the game-winner in a 2-1 OT victory in Columbus. By Andy Dudones
New York Islanders, NHL, Jaroslav Halak
Halak does the heavy lifting with 50 saves
We recap Thursday's top NHL action, including Jaroslav Halak making 50 saves in the Islanders' 3-0 win over the rival Rangers.
Shayne Gostisbehere, Philadelphia Flyers
Gostisbehere stunned by mass shooting at his old high school
For Shayne Gostisbehere, the mass shooting at his former high school in Parkland, Florida, was all too recognizable and disturbing. By John Boruk
Toronto Maple Leafs, NHL, Nazem Kadri, Frederik Andersen
A pair of sensational efforts for surging Maple Leafs
We recap Wednesday's top NHL action, including the Maple Leafs getting star efforts from Nazem Kadri and Frederik Andersen in a 6-3 win over the Blue Jackets.
Dave Hakstol, Philadelphia Flyers
Flyers dealt with 1st real dose of adversity
The Flyers have been dealt their first true dose of adversity with Brian Elliott's injury and how they handle it will decide the season's outcome. By John Boruk
New Jersey Devils, NHL
Metro gets crazier as Flyers-Devils series ends with bang
The Metropolitan Division got only busier Tuesday as the Flyers failed to close out the Devils in a hostile, 5-4 shootout loss. By John Boruk
Minnesota Wild, NHL, Devan Dubnyk
Devan Dubnyk saves the day for Wild
We recap Tuesday's top NHL action, including Devan Dubnyk making 32 saves in the Wild's 3-2 win over the Rangers.
New Jersey Devils, NHL, Taylor Hall
Flyers whiff on the high five
The Flyers allowed a goal with 1:21 left in regulation before ultimately suffering a 5-4 SO loss to New Jersey to snap their win streak at four. By John Boruk
Michal Neuvirth, Brian Elliott
Decision time for Hextall as trouble hits Flyers' net
With Brian Elliott out over a month, can the Flyers ride Michal Neuvirth or will Ron Hextall be forced to make a move at the trade deadline? By John Boruk
Brian Elliott, Philadelphia Flyers
Brian Elliott injury could mean bad news for Flyers
Things got only tougher for the Flyers Tuesday as goalie Brian Elliott underwent core muscle surgery and is expected out five to six weeks. By Jordan Hall
Flyers rolling while overcoming illness
Michal Neuvirth has been fighting an illness, but he's stepped up in the absence of Brian Elliott. By John Boruk
Toronto Maple Leafs, NHL, Jake Gardiner, Frederik Andersen
Surging Maple Leafs take down Lightning
The Maple Leafs continued their stellar play with a 4-3 home win over the Lightning. That and more from Monday's top NHL action.
Claude Giroux, Wayne Simmonds
Observations from Flyers' big weekend out West
Claude Giroux, Wayne Simmonds and the Flyers earned four crucial points out West this weekend in impressive fashion. By John Boruk
Philadelphia Flyers, Philadelphia 76ers, Claude Giroux, Ben Simmons
Philly teams on fire since the Super Bowl
While a Sunday without football was tough, the other Philly teams have made the first week without the Eagles an enjoyable one. By Rob Ellis
Claude Giroux
An exclamation point to cap Claude Giroux's stellar week
After posting three goals and three assists in the Flyers' four wins last week, Claude Giroux was named the NHL's First Star of the week. By Greg Paone
Sanheim proving he doesn't belong in AHL
This week's Future Flyers Report focuses on Travis Sanheim, who is having little trouble at the AHL level. By Jordan Hall
Outplayed most of night, Flyers grateful for Neuvirth's stellar game
Despite being outplayed for most of the night, the Flyers managed to beat the Golden Knights, 4-1, behind Michal Neuvirth's big game. By Noah Levick
Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins
Crosby scores twice to reach 400 goals
We recap Sunday's best NHL action, including Sidney Crosby reaching the 400 goal milestone in a Penguins win.   
Flyers make their opportunities count vs. best in West
While the Flyers didn't have many scoring chances Sunday in Vegas, they made them count in a 4-1 win over the Western Conference-leading Golden Knights.
Michal Neuvirth, Brian Elliott
Minus a goalie, Flyers treading murky water
With Brian Elliott on the shelf, the Flyers need some consistency from Michal Neuvirth as they enter a crucial stretch. Greg Paone's weekly observations
Pekka Rinne
Rinne saves 47 shots in shootout win
We recap Saturday's top NHL action, including Pekka Rinne's 47-save night for the Predators.   
Neuvirth an unlikely hero after Elliott leaves shootout with injury
After Brian Elliott left during the shootout with an injury, Michal Neuvirth stopped all five shots he faced as the Flyers beat the Coyotes, 4-3. By Weston DeWitt
Nolan Patrick, Philadelphia Flyers
Patrick, Neuvirth combine to save Flyers from ugly loss
It took a cameo from Michal Neuvirth and a 7th-round shootout goal from Nolan Patrick, but the Flyers beat the lowly Coyotes 4-3 Saturday. By Weston DeWitt
Ivan Provorov
Provorov's Olympic disappointment
Ivan Provorov won't get the chance to suit up for his native Russia during the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. By John Boruk
New York Rangers, NHL, Henrik Lundqvist
Rangers finally able to stop the bleeding
The Rangers were able to put an end to their four-game skid with a 4-3 win over the Flames. That and more from Friday's top NHL action.
Travis Konecny, Claude Giroux, Philadelphia Flyers
How Konecny is making Giroux, Couturier even better
Travis Konecny is reaping the rewards of playing with Claude Giroux and Sean Couturier — but he's making them better, too. By Jordan Hall
Claude Giroux, Philadelphia Flyers
On day of Super Bowl party, Giroux shows his Philly mettle
While the Eagles celebrated a Super Bowl title, Claude Giroux showed why he's still the face of the Flyers in a 5-3 win over Montreal Thursday. By Jordan Hall
Calgary Flames, NHL
Flames' big 2nd period enough to top skidding Devils
The Flames scored all of their goals during the second period of a 3-2 win over the Devils. That and more from Thursday's top NHL action.
Philadelphia Flyers
Flyers make sure victory vibe keeps going on parade day
The Flyers scored three times during the third period to claim a 5-3 win over the Canadiens and move within a point of third in the Metro Division. By Jordan Hall
Boston Bruins, NHL
Surging Bruins put on a Broadway show
We recap Wednesday's top NHL action, including the Bruins rolling to a 6-1 win over the Rangers at Madison Square Garden.
Travis Konecny, Nolan Patrick, Philadelphia Flyers
Kids will be kids — and the Flyers love it
Now roommates on the road, Travis Konecny and Nolan Patrick are building a bond and showing the Flyers some fun — on and off the ice. By John Boruk
Pittsburgh Penguins, NHL
Penguins ruin Fleury's Pittsburgh homecoming
We recap Tuesday's top NHL action, including the Penguins ruining Marc-Andre Fleury's homecoming in a 5-4 win over the Golden Knights.
Jordan Weal
Crazy OT sequence ends in Flyers' favor ... barely
After the Flyers nearly allowed the game-winner, Jordan Weal delivered his own with 3.1 ticks left in OT of a 2-1 win over Carolina Tuesday. By Mike Potter
Jordan Weal
Flyers show there's always time for a little magic
Jordan Weal connected with 3.1 seconds left in overtime to give the Flyers a 2-1 win over the Hurricanes on Tuesday night. By Mike Potter
Brian Elliott, Philadelphia Flyers
Flyers need the guy who 'controls the pulse'
In desperate need of stability between the pipes, the Flyers should feel some relief Tuesday with the timely return of Brian Elliott. By John Boruk
Edmonton Oilers, NHL, Connor McDavid
Connor McDavid is seriously a handful
We recap Monday's top NHL action, including Connor McDavid racking up a hat trick and five total points in the Oilers' 6-2 win over the Lightning.
Dave Hakstol
Eagles' title adds fuel to Flyers' fire
The Flyers were back at work Monday morning after watching the Eagles' Super Bowl triumph, and they know they want the same feeling. By John Boruk
Golden Knights rally to beat Capitals
We recap Sunday's top NHL action, including Alex Tuch's late go-ahead goal for the Golden Knights. 
Halak saves 46 shots in Islanders' win
We recap Saturday's top NHL action, including Jaroslav Halak's impressive night for the Islanders.   
Flyers finally earn a point ... but let another one get away
The Flyers halted their three-game pointless streak Saturday but let another point slip away in a 4-3 shootout loss to the Senators. By John Boruk 
Poor shootout thwarts Flyers' comeback effort
Michal Neuvirth played well in relief of Alex Lyon but the Flyers fell in a shootout, 4-3, to the lowly Senators at Wells Fargo Center Saturday. By John Boruk
Penguins score 7 in 4th straight win
We recap Friday's top NHL action, including the Penguins' impressive 7-4 victory over the Capitals.   
Mark Alt, Philadelphia Flyers
Football could've been Alt-ernate ending for Flyers' D-man
For Flyers defenseman Mark Alt, the Super Bowl is a reminder of what could have been. By John Boruk
Alex Lyon, Nico Hischier
Alex Lyon's 1st NHL start has devilish finish
In his first NHL start, Alex Lyon couldn't secure a third-period lead as Nico Hischier and the Devils handed the Flyers a 4-3 loss Thursday. By John Boruk
Vegas Golden Knights, NHL
A record-setting night for Golden Knights
We recap Thursday's top NHL action, including the Golden Knights notching a 3-2 win over the Jets for their 34th victory of the season, the most ever by an expansion team in its debut season.
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Radko Gudas, Alex Lyon
Alex Lyon lets 1st start literally slip right through his grasp
Alex Lyon had his moments during his first NHL start, but the netminder gave up a goal with 1:27 remaining in the Flyers' 4-3 loss to the Devils. By John Boruk
Toronto Maple Leafs, NHL
A night of firsts for Maple Leafs' youth
We recap Wednesday's top NHL action, including the Maple Leafs' youth starring in a 5-0 win over the Islanders.
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Michal Neuvirth
Flyers use a sick day in return from All-Star break
Michal Neuvirth, who was dealing with a stomach illness, was pulled after allowing five straight goals in the Flyers' 5-3 loss to the Caps. By John Boruk
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Brandon Manning
Flyers' concerns in net don't waste time showing up
After roaring out to a strong start, the Flyers allowed five unanswered goals during a 5-3 loss to the Capitals in their return to the ice. By John Boruk
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Travis Konecny
Red-hot Konecny aims to keep it going vs. Capitals
Forward Travis Konecny hopes to extend his four-game goal streak in Wednesday night's contest against the Capitals. By John Boruk
Anaheim Ducks, NHL, Adam Henrique, Francois Beauchemin
Ducks put halt to Bruins' lengthy points streak
The Ducks notched a 3-1 win over the Bruins to snap Boston's points streak at 18 straight games. That and more from Tuesday's top NHL action.
Injuries, illness create questions in net for Flyers
With Brian Elliott on the shelf, Michal Neuvirth ill and Alex Lyon yet to make his NHL debut, the Flyers have serious questions in net. By John Boruk
Mikhail Vorobyev, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Mikhail Vorobyev Flyers
2 Flyers prospects have grown by 'leaps and bounds'
With the Phantoms at the AHL All-Star break, we take a quick check-in on a trio of prospects, including two on the rise, in Allentown. By Tom Dougherty
Claude Giroux, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Claude Giroux Flyers, NHL All-Star Game
When will we see NHL All-Star Game in Philly?
Claude Giroux's performance in Tampa and when could the All-Star Game come back to Philly the headlines of our NHL All-Star notebook. By John Boruk
Travis Konecny
Who deserves credit for Konecny's breakout party?
Travis Konecny has been blazing hot for the Flyers, and you can see his confidence growing every game. Greg Paone's Weekly Observations
Flyers prospect Philippe Myers heating up
Injuries have slowed heralded Flyers prospect Philippe Myers' first AHL season, but he's healthy and heating up and it hasn't gone unnoticed. By John Boruk
Why All-Star break comes at perfect time for Flyers
The Flyers will have one more break this weekend before entering a frantic home stretch as the playoff race heats up. By John Boruk
Columbus Blue Jackets, NHL, Cam Atkinson
Cam Atkinson's return is right on time
We recap Thursday's top NHL action, including Cam Atkinson returning from a broken foot to score the tiebreaking goal in the Blue Jackets' 2-1 win over the Coyotes.
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Jordan Weal
Flyers' 'pretty good' not nearly good enough
The Flyers were able to contain the Lightning early on, but their coverage fell apart during a three-goal second period in a 5-1 loss. By John Boruk
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Michal Neuvirth, Radko Gudas
No 2nd chances for Flyers against NHL-best Lightning
The Flyers allowed three goals during the second period of a 5-1 loss to the NHL-best Lightning to snap their four-game win streak. By John Boruk
Flyers give Doug Pederson special send-off
There was plenty of Eagles fever on Thursday night at the Wells Fargo Center as the Flyers honored Doug Pederson. By Jordan Hall
Ron Hextall, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers
Flyers should FINALLY add at trade deadline
With the trade deadline looming and the Flyers' recent ascension into a playoff spot, Ron Hextall should add to this team but probably won't. By John Boruk
Toronto Maple Leafs, NHL, William Nylander
Penalty shot puts Maple Leafs over the top in OT
We recap Wednesday's top NHL action, including William Nylander scoring on a penalty shot just seconds into overtime to give the Maple Leafs a 3-2 win over the Blackhawks.
Mark Recchi, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Mark Recchi Flyers
Why Flyers should retire Recchi's No. 8
Now that Eric Lindros' No. 88 is retired, the Flyers should hang Mark Recchi's No. 8 up in the rafters next — and here's why. By John Boruk
Brayden Schenn
Schenn nets 20th goal as Blues cruise
Brayden Schenn continued his strong season as the Blues blanked the Senators, 3-0. Here's a recap of Tuesday's action around the NHL.
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Travis Konecny
Even controversial OT winner can't slow down Konecny
Travis Konecny scored his second straight OT winner as the Flyers improved to 8-1 in their last nine games with a 3-2 win Tuesday over Detroit. By Paul Harris
Travis Konecny, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Travis Konecny Flyers
Thank you, Hakstol, for finally playing Konecny in OT
Travis Konecny continued his OT magic as the Flyers improved to 8-1 in their last nine games after a 3-2 decision over Detroit Tuesday. By Paul Harris
Nick Cousins, Arizona Coyotes
Ex-Flyer Nick Cousins takes down Islanders
Ex-Flyer Nick Cousins helped out his old team in the standings as the Coyotes picked up a 3-2 OT win. Here's that and more from Monday night's NHL action.
Flyers have a Travis Sanheim dilemma
The Flyers sent prized rookie Travis Sanheim down to the AHL Monday, further clouding where his development stands. By John Boruk
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
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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
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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