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Flyers Outlast Jets; Hold On For 2-1 Win

Sean Couturier recorded the game-winning goal on the penalty kill, his second goal of the season, as the Flyers beat the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 Friday afternoon. Scott Hartnell opened the scoring for the Flyers, as he lit the lamp with his fifth goal of season 49 seconds into the opening period. Steve Mason was solid in net for the Orange and the Black, stopping 25-26 shots. The Flyers win ended a two game losing streak and keeps their home winning streak intact with five consecutive victories. Michael Frolik recorded the Jets lone goal in the third period, as Winnipeg saw …

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Ben Holmstrom Will Play in 200th Game With Phantoms Tonight, Becomes First in Team History To Do So

On Friday, Ben Holmstrom will play in his 200th game with the Adirondack Phantoms, a huge milestone in and of itself. But what makes it an even bigger milestone is the fact that he will be the first player ever to do so. In honor of this major achievement, here’s a look back at Holmstrom’s career: The Colorado Springs native got his start in the United States Hockey League, where he spent three seasons with the Sioux Falls Stampede. In 2006, he started at UMass-Lowell, and was a standout player during his four years with the school. He recorded 84 …

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Game 25 Preview: Winnipeg Jets @ Philadelphia Flyers

Winnipeg Jets (12-11-4) @ Philadelphia Flyers (10-12-2), 11:30 AM EST, TSN-JETS, CSN-PH RECORDS: Winnipeg Jets (12-11-4) Away: 5-5-1 vs. Eastern Conference: 6-1-1 vs. Metropolitan Division: 4-0-1 Philadelphia Flyers: 10-12-2 Home: 6-7-0 vs. Western Conference: 1-3-1 vs. Central Division: 0-0-1 GAME 25 PREVIEW: After a disappointing two game road-trip in Florida, the Philadelphia Flyers (10-12-2) return to the Wells Fargo Center to host the Winnipeg Jets (12-11-4) in their annual Black Friday game.  The matchup will be televised locally on CSN-PH at 11:30 AM EST (!).  Man, that’s an early start.  FYI:  Tim Hortons can be found down at the rink between sections …

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Hockey Hilarity: Bryzgalov and Oilers Shutout Predators and Why It Isn’t A Humongous Big Deal

Friday funnies brought to you straight from hockey’s own players, media personnel, and broadcast botches. We’ll be mucking it up every week right here, examining puck ups, puns, tweets, and more! Yesterday, Ilya Bryzgalov (yes, that Ilya Bryzgalov), with the help of the Edmonton Oilers hockey team (yes, that Edmonton Oilers hockey team) recorded a shutout in his first start this season. What is hilarious about this is that people think this is a humongous big deal (yeah, I hate that stupid, cheap, annoying joke too). It’s not. Want to know why? The Oilers shutout the Nashville Predators. For the record, …