Flyers start search for coach after missing playoffs
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers found a pair of rookies this season they expect to become superstars over the long haul.
The first one is obvious: Gritty, the mischievous furball...
Georgiev makes 29 saves and Rangers blank Flyers 3-0
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Alexandar Georgiev had all the answers against the Philadelphia Flyers.
Georgiev made 29 saves and Ryan Strome scored for the third consecutive game and the New York...
Hart makes 40 saves as Flyers beat Blackhawks 3-1
CHICAGO (AP) — Carter Hart is looking to help the Philadelphia Flyers rally into a playoff spot.
If the 20-year-old rookie is feeling any pressure, it's hard to tell.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers have transformed from the worst team in the NHL to not-so-bad in the East.
Their recent run toward respectability could net them the playoff berth...
Elliott to start outdoor game for Flyers instead of Hart
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Coach Scott Gordon says veteran goaltender Brian Elliott will start the Flyers' Stadium Series outdoor game Saturday night against the Pittsburgh Penguins instead of rookie...
Surging Flyers beat Red Wings 3-1 for 12th win in 14 games
DETROIT (AP) — Carter Hart bounced back from his worst performance in the NHL with one of his best, flourishing as he played on consecutive days for the first time in the league.
The breakout rookie had 37 saves to help the surging Philadelphia Flyers beat Detroit 3-1 on Sunday night after he gave up a career-high five goals in an overtime win against the Red Wings the previous day.
Murray makes 50 saves, Penguins beat Flyers 4-1
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Matt Murray made 50 saves and Sidney Crosby had a goal and an assist to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 4-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday night.
Jake Guentzel and Nick Bjugstad also scored and Kris Letang had an empty-netter for the Penguins, who snapped a four-game losing streak while winning for just the fourth time in the last 12. Pittsburgh entered holding the final wild-card spot in the Eastern Conference.
Hart, Couturier lead Flyers over slumping Ducks 6-2
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carter Hart's approach to making big saves is simple and effective.
Hart stopped 30 shots for his eighth straight victory, Sean Couturier had a goal and two assists and the Philadelphia Flyers scored four times in the first period to rout the slumping Anaheim Ducks 6-2 on Saturday.
Michael Raffl, Oskar Lindblom, Phil Varone, Nolan Patrick and Travis Konecny also scored for the Flyers, who have won nine of 10.
Flyers beat Canucks 2-1, notch 8th straight victory
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carter Hart made 41 saves, Sean Couturier and Jakub Voracek scored, and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Vancouver Canucks 2-1 on Monday night for their eighth straight victory.
The Flyers pulled within five points of a playoff spot after having the NHL's worst record on Jan. 9 — they were 14 points out of a postseason berth during the All-Star break just over a week ago. Philadelphia also became the first NHL expansion club to reach 2,000 victories
Hart dives, saves Flyers to get 8th straight victory
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carter Hart's incredible stop saved the game and the Flyers' winning streak.
Hart turned away 41 shots — including a stellar right arm save late in the third period — Sean Couturier and Jakub Voracek scored, and Philadelphia beat the Vancouver Canucks 2-1 on Monday night for its eighth straight victory.
Patrick goal in OT, Flyers top Oilers 5-4 for 7th win in row
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers are finally making their comebacks count.
Nolan Patrick scored 2:01 into overtime and the Flyers rallied past the Edmonton Oilers 5-4 Saturday, extending their winning streak to a season-best seven games.
Earlier this season, the Flyers made it a habit to come from behind in games only to lose late in regulation, in overtime, or the shootout.
Sanheim scores in OT, Flyers top Bruins for 6th straight
BOSTON (AP) — Travis Sanheim scored a power-play goal 2:56 into overtime and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Thursday night to extend their season-best winning streak to six.
Sanheim assisted on Oskar Lindblom's tying goal with 9:24 left in the third period, then beat Tuukka Rask with a long wrist shot in the final seconds of a power play after Brad Marchand was sent off for tripping.
Flyers down Jets 3-1 for season-best 4th straight victory
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carter Hart has earned the nickname Starter Hart in Philly.
Why sit him?
The most popular Flyers rookie this side of Gritty the mascot has certainly turned into their most productive one — and Hart has sparked a franchise on the brink of a breakup with a gleam of hope for the future.
Phil Varone, Travis Konecny and James van Riemsdyk scored to lead Philadelphia to its season-high fourth straight win, 3-1 over the Winnipeg Jets on Monday night.
Patrick scores twice, Flyers top Canadiens 5-2
MONTREAL (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers got off to a sluggish start, and Carter Hart kept things scoreless with some solid goaltending.
They finally broke through on the scoreboard late in the second period — and then kept going.
Nolan Patrick scored twice in the third and the Flyers defeated the Montreal Canadiens 5-2 on Saturday night to extend their winning streak to three games.
Sean Couturier has hat trick, Flyers beat Bruins 4-3
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sean Couturier had a hat trick, Carter Hart stopped 39 shots and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Boston Bruins 4-3 on Wednesday night.
Couturier scored twice within 90 seconds in the second period and sealed the win with his 19th goal late in the third for his first career regular-season hat trick after doing it twice in the playoffs. He gave the Flyers hat tricks in consecutive games after James van Riemsdyk did it Monday night.
Couturier hat trick rallies Flyers past Bruins 4-3
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The doors to the Philadelphia Flyers locker room opened and Lionel Ritchie's "All Night Long" was cranked at full volume. Raise the roof and have some fun? Sure, the Flyers could afford to cut loose for a change and enjoy a rare string of success in an otherwise waste of a season.
Heck, even Gritty shook his beastly belly and danced with NASCAR champion Martin Truex Jr.
Flyers top Wild 7-4 for 2nd victory in last 11 games
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — James van Riemsdyk recorded a hat trick, and Nolan Patrick had two goals and two assists to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 7-4 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Monday night.
Wayne Simmonds also had two goals for the Flyers. Carter Hart had 34 saves.
It was just the second win in the last 11 games for Philadelphia, which began Monday with the fewest points in the league.
Jason Zucker, Marcus Foligno, Joel Eriksson Ek and Ryan Suter scored for Minnesota.
‘Double-doink’ helps Flyers beat Stars to end 8-game skid
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Their own version of the "double-doink" helped James van Riemsdyk and the Flyers end a long losing streak.
Van Riemsdyk had a goal and an assist, Carter Hart stopped 37 shots and the Flyers beat the Dallas Stars 2-1 on Thursday night to halt an eight-game skid.
Travis Konecny also scored for the Flyers, who entered with a league-worst 36 points.
McKenna becomes Flyers’ 7th goalie as Philly ties NHL record
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers tied an NHL record with Mike McKenna becoming their seventh goaltender to play this season.
McKenna started against the defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals on Tuesday night and allowed four goals on 25 shots in a 5-3 loss . He got the nod because interim coach Scott Gordon wanted to give top goaltending prospect Carter Hart a break after playing twice in three days.
Brodie’s OT goal leads Flames past Flyers 3-2
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Flames just needed to get out of their own way.
TJ Brodie scored 1 minute, 59 seconds into overtime after Matthew Tkachuk tied it with 4:17 left in regulation to lead Calgary to a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — TJ Brodie scored 1:59 into overtime, sending the Calgary Flames to a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday.
Matthew Tkachuk tied it at 3 with 4:17 left in regulation, and then assisted on Brodie's fifth of the season.
Philadelphia's Jordan Weal turned the puck over in the Flyers' offensive zone to set up a 2-on-1 break. Tkachuk sent a cross-ice pass to Brodie, who beat Carter Hart to give the Pacific Division leaders the win.
McElhinney stops 22 shots, Hurricanes handle Flyers 3-1
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes found their offense against the Philadelphia Flyers.
Limited to a goal in four of their last five games and coming off a shutout loss on the weekend, the Hurricanes scratched out a 3-1 win over Philadelphia on Monday night for their second victory in six games.
Lucas Wallmark, Jordan Martinook and Andrei Svechnikov scored and goalie Curtis McElhinney stopped 22 shots in the win.
Atkinson, Panarin lead Blue Jackets past Flyers, 4-3
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Although he's diminutive in size, Cam Atkinson plays big in front of the net.
Atkinson scored two more goals as part of an eight-point game for Columbus' top line to lead the Blue Jackets to their third straight victory, 4-3 over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday.
Listed at 5-foot-8, 179 pounds, Atkins upped his season total to 22 goals. He has scored at least 20 in six straight seasons.
Hart leads Flyers past Predators 2-1
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The kid has lived up to the hype so far.
Carter Hart made 31 saves for his second straight win in his second NHL start, and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Nashville Predators 2-1 on Thursday night.
Claude Giroux and Jakub Voracek scored for the Flyers, who won their second straight since interim coach Scott Gordon replaced Dave Hakstol after he was fired on Monday.
Hart stops 20 shots in NHL debut, Flyers top Red Wings 3-2
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carter Hart had a night he'll never forget, and the rest of the Philadelphia Flyers had a night they really needed.
Hart made 20 saves in his NHL debut and Shayne Gostisbehere and James van Riemsdyk each had a goal and an assist as Philadelphia defeated the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 on Tuesday night and made interim coach Scott Gordon a winner in his first game.
Hart, Gordon win in debuts as Flyers top Red Wings 3-2
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carter Hart made 22 saves in his NHL debut and Shayne Gostisbehere and James van Riemsdyk each had a goal and an assist as the Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 on Tuesday night and made interim coach Scott Gordon a winner in his first game.
Radko Gudas also scored for Philadelphia, which snapped a four-game losing streak.
Alexandar Georgiev makes 26 saves, Rangers beat Flyers 4-2
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Alexandar Georgiev made 26 saves to help the New York Rangers beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-2 in exhibition play Thursday night.
REGINA, Saskatchewan (AP) — Carter Hart of the Everett Silvertips was honored Saturday as the Canadian Hockey League's goaltender of the year, becoming the first to win the award in back-to-back seasons, and Alex Barre-Boulet of the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada was the player of the year.
Steenbergen caps Canada’s 3-1 gold-medal win over Sweden
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Canadian goalie Carter Hart spent the weeks leading up to the world junior hockey championship insisting he wasn't focused on losing last year's title game in a shootout to the United States.
On Friday night, with a shiny gold-medal hanging around his neck, Hart can put fully put the past behind following a 35-save performance in a thrilling 3-1 victory over Sweden.