Flyers Drop Hectic, Offensive Game To Jets 9-8

Overcoming a four-goal deficit, scoring three goals early in the third period, and taking part in a game with 17 goals overall unfortunately meant just one thing for the Philadelphia Flyers tonight – an incredible 9-8 loss to the Winnipeg Jets. Tanner Glass, Blake Wheeler, and Nik Antropov all had three points for the former Thrashers tonight as the visitors registered a symmetrical three goals in each period. Despite allowing seven goals on 43 shots and being pulled once, Ondrej Pavelec got the win for Winnipeg, which was kicking off a seven-game road trip which will take it through the Southeast Division.  Kimmo Timonen (4A) and …

Atlantic Watch: 3/17-3/22

For the second straight week the Flyers obtained at least a point in each game they played. Posting a record of 1-0-2 in three games that all went to shootouts, the Flyers have now earned a point in seven straight games going 4-0-3 in that span. This week, shootout losses to the Thrashers and the Caps featuring a shootout win over the Stars in between gave Philly four out of the six possible points available. The four points were enough to give Philly the first playoff berth in the Eastern Conference. Danny Briere scored the game-tying goal with only a …

Thrashers beat Flyers again, this time in SO

While it didn’t leave a bad taste in the mouth like Saturday night’s third-period collapse in Philadelphia, the result wasn’t any more satisfying. Blake Wheeler netted the decider in the third round of the shootout, as the Atlanta Thrashers took a 4-3 decision over the Philadelphia Flyers at Philips Arena on Thursday night. Rob Schremp tallied to start the second round, but it was Wheeler’s odd score which eventually ended the contest after a Danny Briere miss. Wheeler skated in from an angle just to the right of center ice, then lost control of the puck as he neared the crease. …

Flyers @ Thrashers Preview

Game 70: Philadelphia Flyers @ Atlanta Thrashers, 7:00 pm, CSN Flyers’ Records Overall Record: 43-19-7 Away Record: 22-9-3 Record vs. Thrashers: 1-0-1 Away Record vs. Thrashers: 1-0-0 Thrashers’ Records Overall Record: 29-29-12 Home Record: 15-14-7 Record vs. Flyers: 1-1-0 Home Record vs. Flyers: 1-0-0 The Numbers Flyers’ Winning % vs. Thrashers: .500, 1/2 games (19th) Flyers’ Point % vs. Thrashers: .750, 3/4 pts (16th) Flyers’ Losing % vs. Thrashers: .500, 1/2 games (10th) Flyers’ Goals/Game vs. Thrashers: 4.50, 9 goals/ 2 games (3rd) Thrashers’ Goals/Game vs. Flyers: 3.50, 7 goals/ 2 games (6th) Flyers’ Shots/Game vs. Thrashers: 30 shots, 60 …

Flight Plan 11.28.2010

Flight Plan is a column that takes a more in depth look at the Flyers’ upcoming opponents every week here at Flyers Faithful. After two solid performances to start the week, wins over the Montreal Canadiens and the Minnesota Wild, the Philadelphia Flyers lost two games in the shootout. These two entirely emotionless losses brought them down a peg in the standings in the Eastern Conference and the entire NHL as the Washington Capitals now have sole ownership of the best record and most points in the league. The Flyers also allowed their divisional and cross-state rival the Pittsburgh Penguins …

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