4-1 loss to Islanders puts Flyers further out of playoff picture

The Philadelphia Flyers lost one of the biggest games in their season tonight at the Nassau Coliseum with a 4-1 defeat to the New York Islanders. Matt Moulson and John Tavares both had a goal and an assist in the win for the Isles, while Brad Boyes and Colin McDonald both recorded two-assist nights. Evgeni Nabokov registered the victory with 26 saves on 27 shots against. Steve Mason was in net tonight for the Flyers and played better than his 28 saves on 31 shots would imply. With a few crucial saves in the second and third periods, Mason’s only flaw …

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Around the Net April 9,2013: Mason finally signs; Flyers face must win, more

  Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. Mason signs extension Steve Mason signs a very cap friendly deal:[Broad Street Hockey] [The 700 Level] Alternate plans? Flyers get a college defenseman signed:[Philly.com] Must win part 30 The Flyers face another huge game, this time against the Islanders:[Hockeybuzz-Bill Meltzer] [CSNPhilly-Tim P.] Go see your Flyers this season while you still can.Get Philadelphia Flyers tickets here. That’s all for today, join me Friday for more links from around the web on the Flyers and the NHL. 

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Flight Plan: Playoffs Still Within Reach

The Philadelphia Flyers took a four game win streak, their first of the season, into Winnipeg yesterday. They scored the first goal and, after a few shaky minutes at the beginning of the first period, completely took over registering 13 shots in the primary stanza, limiting the Jets to just four through 20 minutes of play. Winnipeg roared out of the gates in the second and notched four goals on just 12 shots, while Philadelphia could only muster five all period. Newly acquired backup goaltender Steve Mason saw his first action as a Flyer, stopping all seven shots he faced …

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Atlantic Watch: Flyers add Huskins and Rosehill, Pens’ streak ends, Islanders sit in eighth, Rangers add Clowe

The Philadelphia Flyers fought hard this week to stay in the playoff hunt, but a laundry list of injuries is only going to make things more difficult for the Orange and Black to reach the postseason. With a depleted defense and the loss of a key energy forward, Philly will need to grab a handful of points against three teams in the playoff picture and one looking to crack the Eastern Conference’s top eight. The Flyers started the week with a 4-3 shootout loss to the New York Islanders in Philly on Thursday. Josh Bailey beat Ilya Bryzgalov on the …

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Podcast Episode 59: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

On this edition of the Flyers Faithful podcast, Steve and Hal discuss the Flyers’ matchups with the Islanders, Bruins, and Capitals (this was actually recorded during the end of the Caps game). They also discuss the injuries to Andrej Meszaros, Braydon Coburn, and Max Talbot and if the Flyers should try and make a trade to push for the playoffs or tank and go for a high draft pick, including the value of Matt Read to the team. Note that this was recorded before Jay Bouwmeester was traded to the St. Louis Blues. Flyers Faithful Podcast Episode 59 You can listen to the episode by …