8:47 AM EDT, Thu April 17, 2014
Broad Street Hockey 2 hours ago
Thursday Morning Fly By: LET'S GO FLYERS!!!!

Thursday Morning Fly By: LET'S GO FLYERS!!!!

Today's open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Philadelphia Flyers news and notes... *TODAY IS THE DAY. Batten down the hatches. Gird your loins. It's playoff time. Big news: Ray Emery will be in net. [BSH] *Craig Berube addressed the media about the goalie situation; claims sitting Mason is "precautionary". In the playoffs. Sure ok. [Flyers] *Emery also spoke with the media and says he's excited to get the opportunity to play in the playoffs. [Flyers] *Previewing the series, which should effectively renew any Rangers hate we've been lacking. [SB Nation] *Arguably, Steve...
philly.com 8 hours ago

Berube changing up game plan against the Rangers

In an effort to stymie Rangers star Ryan McDonagh, the Flyers coach wants Claude Giroux's line to play more of a dump-in game.
philly.com 12 hours ago

Sizing up the Flyers-Rangers series

The matchup The Flyers (42-30-10) finished third in the Metropolitan Division with 94 points, two points behind the second-place Rangers (45-31-6). The winner of this seven-game series will face the Pittsburgh-Columbus survivor.
Rangers Report | Journal News 4 hours ago

Game 1: Flyers at Rangers tonight (7 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Name that Ranger engaged with Dave “The Hammer” Schultz. Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. PHILADELPHIA FLYERS Thursday, Apr. 17, 7:00 p.m. ET Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Rangers: 45-31-6 (96 pts)* Flyers: 42-30-10 (94 pts)* * Regular season records TONIGHT’S GAME...
philly.com 8 hours ago

For Flyers' Emery, a chance to prove his net worth

With Steve Mason hurt, backup goalie Ray Emery will start in Game 1 of the playoffs against the Rangers.
Blueshirt Banter 2 hours ago

Game 1 lineup updates; Nash doesn't feel bad for Mason; Hartnell on hatred

Today's New York Rangers notes. When this article hits the web, the Rangers-Flyers series will be roughly 13 hours away from puck drop. Needless to say, we're very close to getting the postseason underway, and we've got some updates to get you ready. Here are your morning notes. We learned a lot about...

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philly.com 7 hours ago

Luke Schenn's first playoff game

The Flyers' defenseman has been in the NHL since 2008. Tonight, at Madison Square Garden, he will make his postseason debut.
philly.com 13 hours ago

Giroux the leader of Flyers' resurgence

Claude Giroux's bottom line - he finished third in the NHL with 86 points, and is expected to be one of the league's three MVP finalists - is remarkable when you consider how his season began.
philly.com 16 hours ago

Can the Flyers beat Lundqvist, Rangers?

It is very difficult to confidently pick the Flyers to win their first-round series against the Rangers that begins Thursday in New York with any logic other than you “just have a feeling."
philly.com 18 hours ago

Mason out; Emery to start Game 1

The Flyers, their No. 1 goalie injured and unable to play in Game 1 Thursday against the New York Rangers, put on a brave face.
NY Rangers v Flyers First-Round Playoff Practice Notebook: Philly backup goalie Ray Emery starting for injured Steve Mason in Game 1, Derick Brassard says he is ready to play, Ryan McDonagh feels 'great'

NY Rangers v Flyers First-Round Playoff Practice Notebook: Philly backup goalie Ray Emery starting for injured Steve Mason in Game 1, Derick Brassard says he is ready to play, Ryan McDonagh feels 'great'

Who but Steve Mason? Ray Emery, to be exact. The Philadelphia Flyers officially have ruled Mason, their No. 1 goalie, out for Game 1 of their first-round Stanley Cup playoffs series against the Rangers on Thursday night at the Garden with an upper-body injury.
philly.com 19 hours ago

Video: How much do the Flyers matter in Philly?

The Inquirer's Bob Ford & CineSport's Noah Coslov discuss where the Flyers stand compared to the other professional sports teams in Philadelphia and when the casual fans will start paying attention.
philly.com 21 hours ago

Zoo With Roy: A thorough New York Rangers scouting report

On occasion, our penguin friend Zoo with Roy writes a guest column on Philly.com. This week, he offers his scouting report on the New York Rangers as the Flyers prepare for their first-round playoff series against their divisional foes.
philly.com Apr 16, 2014

Flyers Notes: Flyers reward MacDonald, reach deal with Gostisbehere

The Flyers took a major step Tuesday to solidify their defense - for the present and the future. They signed Andrew MacDonald, a prospective unrestricted free agent, to a six-year, $30 million deal, and came to terms with Shayne Gostisbehere on an entry-level contract that will start next season.
philly.com Apr 16, 2014

Defenseman Streit becoming an offensive asset for the Flyers

Knocked for expensive deal signed last summer, defenseman Mark Streit has become a key weapon for the Flyers' offense.
philly.com Apr 16, 2014

Flyers' lips are sealed over whether Mason will start Game 1

Goalie Steve Mason got hurt in Saturday's game at Pittsburgh, and Flyers aren't saying whether he will can start Thursday.
philly.com Apr 16, 2014

Flyers extend MacDonald for 6 years, $30 million

Flyers liked what they saw since acquiring defenseman Andrew MacDonald, so they decided they did not want to risk losing him.

Rangers “best” forwards must be at their best vs. Flyers

Here’s the unedited version of a column I wrote for The Journal News and Lohud.com: By Rick Carpiniello GREENBURGH – Alain Vigneault held his forefinger and his thumb less than inch apart when he was talking Tuesday about the difference between the Rangers and the Philadelphia Flyers. The Rangers coach,... Read More →The post Rangers “best” forwards must be at their best vs. Flyers appeared first on Rangers Report.
philly.com Apr 15, 2014

Flyers expect to decide on Mason by Wednesday

There is intrigue surrounding whether Flyers goalie Steve Mason will play in Thursday's playoff opener against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden.

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