Lackluster Flyers Lose 3-2 In Shootout Against NYR

The Flyers showed little effort in a loss to a less superior game…somebody stop the record from skipping. On Sunday afternoon in front of a national TV audience, Philly’s lack of heart resulted in a 3-2 shootout loss to the New York Rangers. Thanks to 32 saves by Henrik Lundqvist and a shootout goal by Wojtek Wolski, the Flyers lost their third straight game today to their Atlantic Division rival. In such an important game, it was key for the Flyers to send an early message. With Brandon Prust trying to stir things up early, Sean O’Donnell decided to set things …

Rangers @ Flyers Preview

Game 79: New York Rangers @ Philadelphia Flyers, 12:30 pm, NBC. Rangers’ Records Overall Record: 41-32-5 Away Record: 23-16-1 Record vs. Flyers: 1-4-0 Away Record vs. Flyers: 0-2-0 Flyers’ Records Overall Record: 46-22-10 Home Record: 21-12-6 Record vs. Rangers: 4-1-0 Home Record vs. Rangers: 2-0-0 The Numbers Flyers’ Winning % vs. Rangers: .800, 4/5 games (9th) Flyers’ Point % vs. Rangers: .800, 8/10 pts (9th) Flyers’ Losing % vs. Rangers: .200, 1/5 games (21st) Flyers’ Goals/Game vs. Rangers: 3.00, 15 goals/5 games (14th) Rangers’ Goals/Game vs. Flyers: 2.60, 13 goals/5 games (11th) Flyers’ Shots/Game vs. Rangers: 27, 135 shots/5 games …

Elias Nets Hat-Trick, Flyers Lose Second Straight

For the second straight night, the Flyers were handed a loss by a team currently not in the playoff picture as the Devils won 4-2 in Jersey. He may have not scored the game-winning goal, but Patrik Elias essentially won the game for the Devils netting a hat-trick. Brian Rolston had all three of the primary assists on Elias’s goals and Johan Hedberg made 34 saves on 36 shots to give the Devils their third win of the season against the Flyers. With the Penguins and Capitals idle tonight, the Flyers had a chance to move closer to clinching both the division and …

Flyers @ Devils Preview

Game 78: Philadelphia Flyers @ New Jersey Devils, 7:00 pm, TCN. Flyers’ Records Overall Record: 46-21-10 Away Record: 25-9-4 Record vs. Devils: 3-1-1 Away Record vs. Devils: 1-0-1 Devils’ Records Overall Record: 35-36-5 Home Record: 19-15-3 Record vs. Flyers: 2-3-0 Home Record: 1-1-0 The Numbers Flyers’ Winning % vs. Devils: .600, 3/5 games (17th) Flyers’ Point % vs. Devils: .700, 7/10 pts (16th) Flyers’ Losing % vs. Devils: .400, 2/5 games (13th) Flyers’ Goals/Game vs. Devils: 2.60, 13 goals/5 games (21st) Devils’ Goals/Game vs. Flyers: 2.00, 10 goals/5 games (16th) Flyers’ Shots/Game vs. Devils: 30.2, 151 shots/5 games (20th) Devils’ …

Mason Blanks Flyers, Thrashers Win 1-0

Chris Mason had his game of the year tonight as he stoned the conference leading Flyers for 43 saves in the Thrashers’ 1-0 win. With his only help coming from an Evander Kane bank shot off of Nik Antropov’s skate halfway through the third period, Mason made 19 saves in the third period to shut the Flyers out for the first time since their embarrassing 7-0 loss against the Rangers. The Thrashers’ third win on the year against the Flyers was their first win in regulation and drops the Flyers’ record to 46-21-10. Evidently charged from Tuesday night’s win in …