Apr 022011
Floundering Flyers fail against Devils

April 2 Camden Courier-Post: “Two nights in a row the Flyers had a chance to snuff out an opponent’s flickering playoff hopes. To crush their spirits and dance on their graves. Each time, they politely — some would argue too politely — refused. And now it is the Flyers whose playoff position is on thin [More…]

Sluggish Flyers lose to Devils, 3-1

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Jan 232011
Sluggish Flyers lose to Devils, 3-1

January 23 Philadelphia Inquirer: “The circumstances gathered like demons, and they seemed to be plotting against the Flyers. First there was the knock-down, drag-out win over Ottawa on Thursday, one that left several Flyers with sore knuckles from all the jabs and roundhouse rights the two teams planted on each other’s faces. Then there was [More…]

Jan 092011
Van Riemsdyk's goal starts Flyers on way to win over Devils

January 9 Philadelphia Inquirer: “James van Riemsdyk wasn’t about to reflect on how he went from a forward who couldn’t slide a puck into an unprotected net with his glove to one who recently has become one of the most productive on the Flyers. Why not just keep on rolling and not bother to give [More…]

Jan 072011
Briere, Hartnell lead Flyers past Devils

January 7 Philadelphia Inquirer: “The Flyers had to huff and puff, but they finally wore down the sad-sack New Jersey Devils on Thursday night at the Prudential Center. They overcame two deficits and rallied past the Devils, 4-2, before a sparse but loud crowd. Danny Briere deposited two goals and snapped a 2-2 tie early [More…]

Jan 062011
Flyers Runaround: 01.06.11; Van Riemsdyk, Pronger, the Devils, more...

January 6: Philadelphia Flyers news and stories from around the web… Van Riemsdyk beginning to achieve his goals with Flyers January 6 Philadelphia Daily News: “As the Flyers inch closer to the midpoint in their grueling, 82-game march, coach Peter Laviolette looks at James van Riemsdyk’s season in two distinct parts: from Nov. 18 until [More…]

Dec 052010
Flyers beat Devils to end losing skid

December 5 Camden Courier-Post: “Shift after agonizing shift, the Devils tried lulling the Flyers and their fans to sleep with their repetitive dump and chase game. Then Mike Richards would jump over the boards like a bat out of hell, knocking Ilya Kovalchuck off his skates with thunderous body checks, disrupting the sight lines of [More…]

Nov 282010
Flyers fall to lowly Devils in shoot-out

November 28 Philadelphia Inquirer: “The rhythms of a long NHL season suggested Saturday would be a day when both the Flyers and New Jersey Devils had reasons to pick up the beat. The Flyers skated into the Prudential Center feeling as if their pockets had been picked by a referee in Friday’s overtime loss to [More…]