Hitting the posts: 01.15.11

“Hitting the posts” is a weekly roundup of links to hockey stories from across the web. If you have any suggestions for articles that we should use, hit us up here. Jody Shelley is having a good week :: Goal, Fight Sean O’Donnell’s big hit :: KuklasKorner Matt Walker struggles in debut :: Philly Sports Daily Jeff Carter is quietly having a great year :: Broad Street Hockey Value of goaltending :: SportsNet Naming the Hartnell – Briere – Leino line :: Philly Sports Daily Aggregated NHL Power Rankings :: From the Rink Do’s and Don’t for GMs on the …

Flyers Rally Late For 5-2 Win

The Flyers came to Atlanta looking to put the memory of Thursday’s bad third-period behind them. It took a little while longer than expected, but the Atlantic Division leaders came through with a 5-2 victory thanks to a three-goal burst in the final 20 minutes. As the period grew older, the time spent in Philly’s offensive zone grew larger. Strong forechecking and pressuring each Thrasher with the puck allowed the Flyers to stay in Atlanta’s defensive zone and recover several bad neutral zone passes. With just over seven minutes left in the game, the Flyers finally capitalized. Scott Hartnell worked …

Flyers Win With Big 3rd Period

After falling behind by two goals, the Flyers scored five straight to extend their winning streak to 4 games since January 2nd with a 5-2 decision over the Sabres. Sergei Bobrovsky would tie a career-best by stopping 38 of Buffalo’s 40 shots on net keeping the Sabres off the scoreboard for the last 2 periods. It was Bob’s 2nd win against Buffalo in as many tries. Danny Briere shook off an All-Star snub to score the tying goal for the Flyers in the 2nd period and add 2 more assists in the 3rd as the Flyers outscored Buffalo 4-0 in …

Hitting the posts: 12.10.10

“Hitting the posts” is a weekly roundup of links to hockey stories from across the web. If you have any suggestions for articles that we should use, hit us up here. Evaluating Zherdev and the expectations surrounding him :: Broad Street Hockey For Danny Briere, everything’s coming up Millhouse :: Philly.com And, at the quarter pole, god breathed life (back) into James van Riemsdyk :: NHL Hot Stove The Maple Leafs inquired about JvR :: Philly Sports Daily Ville Leino has spectacular vision :: The 700 Level Everybody loves Bob, including Bernie :: NHL.com That being said, what’s going on with Bob? :: …

Hitting the posts 11.05.10

“Hitting the posts” is a weekly roundup of links to hockey stories from across the web. If you have any suggestions for articles that we should use, hit us up here. The offseason moves to the Flyers’ defense are paying dividends :: Hockey Buzz Scott Hartnell’s distractions are behind him :: Philly Sports Daily Sergei Bobrovsky is a praiseworthy work in progress :: Philly Sports Daily The lament of Brian Boucher :: Broad Street Hockey Benching Nikolay Zherdev reenergized him :: Philly.com The NHL’s wheel of justice will soon spin for Dan Carcillo :: Flyer Files Danny Briere, now with …