Finally, Flyers win division title

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Apr 102011
Finally, Flyers win division title

April 10 Camden Courier-Post: “It came with more heartache and angst than any of them imagined, but the Flyers won their 16th division title Saturday night with a wild 7-4 win over the feisty New York Islanders to secure the second seed in the Eastern Conference. As a reward, the Flyers will face the seventh-seeded [More…]

Mar 272011
Flyers Runaround 03.27.11: Defeat Islanders, Briere heating up, more...

March 27: Philadelphia Flyers news and stories from around the web.  Click title for complete article… Flyers turn back the Islanders March 27 Philadelphia Inquirer: “The New York Islanders came out fighting. James van Riemsdyk retaliated by scoring. In a game that began with fisticuffs, van Riemsdyk recorded his first career hat trick and the [More…]

Feb 252011
Flyers defeat the Islanders in overtime

February 25 Philadelphia Inquirer: “THE OPTIMIST looks at last night’s overtime win, with Andrej Meszaros’ stick raised triumphantly just inside the blue line, and says the Flyers will do anything possible to avoid losing two straight games – which they have been able to do in all eight tries since Dec. 28. Click here for [More…]

Dec 062010
Flyers rally with two goals in third period to beat Islanders, 3-2

December 6 Philadelphia Inquirer: “With all the empty blue seats at the sleepy Nassau Coliseum Sunday afternoon, it felt like a meaningless preseason game. There was little life in the ragged, old building. But while there was no atmosphere, the game counted, and the Flyers did what they usually do when they face the lowly [More…]

Nodl’s goal lifts Flyers over Isles

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Nov 072010
Nodl's goal lifts Flyers over Isles

November 7 Philadelphia Inquirer: “There was danger the Flyers would look past the mightily struggling New York Islanders and ahead 22 hours to a much-anticipated duel with Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals.It wasn’t an optimum-level performance, especially for the first two periods, but the Flyers avoided a complete letdown against a lesser foe on [More…]

Flyers crush Islanders, 6-1

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Oct 312010
Flyers crush Islanders, 6-1

October 31 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Before Saturday’s matchup with the New York Islanders, Flyers coach Peter Laviolette and his players not only dismissed the difficulty of playing back-to-back games, but talked of embracing the challenge. Then the Flyers went out and backed up their enthusiasm with Saturday’s 6-1 pummeling of the New York Islanders at the [More…]

Sep 302010
Flyers beat Islanders; Bobrovsky makes case to be starting goalie

September 30 Camden Courier-Post: “With goaltender Michael Leighton out of commission at least a month with a bulging disk in his lower back the Flyers have begun the process of evaluating who will join Brian Boucher to start the regular season. As of now, there’s only one choice: Sergei Bobrovsky. The 22-year-old Russian rookie once [More…]