Giroux Leads Flyers’ Drubbing Of Sabres In Eventful Game

The Flyers scored seven goals in the final 40 minutes to overcome an early two-goal deficit, as Philly trampled the visiting Buffalo Sabres 7-2 tonight. Claude Giroux dished out a career-high five assists, while Scott Hartnell had a goal and three assists in the Flyers’ third win over the Sabres this season. Both Wayne Simmonds and Max Talbot potted a pair of goals in the win, as the Flyers turned in their highest-scoring game since their 9-2 beating of the Columbus Blue Jackets on November 5. Simmonds missed the beginning of the game due to an injury he suffered in warm-ups. After …

Leino talks about his return to Philadelphia

He literally came out of nowhere (because Peter Laviolette buried him on the bench) after the Flyers acquired him from the Detroit Red Wings in exchange for unlamented defenseman Ole-Kristian Tollefsen on February 6, 2010. But Ville Leino exploded during that memorable playoff run two years ago, turning the NHL on its ear and tying Minnesota’s Dino Ciccarelli for the highest point total by a rookie in the Stanley Cup playoffs with 21 (7G, 14A) in just 19 games as Philly came up short against Chicago. He continued to make the opposition take notice with a 19-goal, 54-point campaign last …

Point/Counterpoint: Trade deadline moves

Point: Tweak the roster By Steve J The Flyers miss the hell out of Chris Pronger.  You know it, I know it, Trent Klatt knows it.  The trade rumors that have circulated for the past couple of months have revolved around the defense.  Ryan Suter, Shea Weber, Tim Gleason, and Luke Schenn’s names have been floated as potential candidates.  The cost for most of these guys would be at least one young forward, which happens to be the Flyers’ greatest asset.  Well, in the words of the immortal sage Admiral Ackbar, it’s a trap! It is absolutely not worth it …

Five Reasons I Love the Flyers: Kim P

Kim is a member of the Flyers staff over at The Checking Line and also covers the Flyers for Chicks Dig The Long Ball. She is one of the very few Flyers fans who also loves the Chicago Blackhawks. Check out her personal hockey blog, Sticks and Knobs, and follow her on Twitter. Below, she gives us the top five reasons she loves the Flyers. 5. The History I haven’t been a Flyers fan my entire life – though I remember watching games with my dad when I was younger, I wasn’t a diehard fan until much later in my life – but I …

Atlantic Watch: 12/7-12/13

At this point in time, it looks like nothing can stop the Flyers. After winning their first two games in December last week, the Flyers went 4-0-0 this week winning a pair of games on the road and a pair of games at home. With their wins this week the Flyers are currently on a six-game winning streak, their first six-game winning streak since their undefeated run from October 26-November 6 early last season. Facing two Northeast Division opponents this week before traveling west, the Flyers look to keep their winning ways intact. Claude Giroux intercepted a pass in the defensive zone before depositing it past …

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