Flyers hire Alain Vigneault as head coach
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers have hired Alain Vigneault as head coach, hoping the veteran can help lead them to their first Stanley Cup since 1975.
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...
Van Riemsdyk leads Flyers past Islanders 5-2
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — With the season coming down to the wire, the Philadelphia Flyers know that wins over division-leading teams such as the Islanders are not easy to come by.
Elliott stops 29 shots, Flyers beat Islanders 4-1
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — With the Philadelphia Flyers playing without Jakub Voracek, Brian Elliott made sure they didn't miss the injured star forward.
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.
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.
Van Riemsdyk’s hat trick leads Flyers past Wild
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A pep talk by new coach Scott Gordon has helped turn James van Riemsdyk's game around.
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.
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.
Hurricanes score 3 goals in 2nd to beat Flyers 5-3
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carolina had its second win over the Flyers in a week when the team's social media department had fun trolling the NHL's most popular mascot: "Gritty victory."
Gritty had to keep his googily eyes open and watch the latest Flyers' flop. Some Flyers fans tried to avoid the latest disaster and wore paper bags over their heads.
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.
Patrick lifts Flyers over scuffling Rangers 3-2 in shootout
NEW YORK (AP) — After firing their general manager and coach in recent weeks, the Philadelphia Flyers have responded to a midseason shake-up.
Nolan Patrick scored the lone goal against Henrik Lundqvist in a shootout that lasted four rounds and Philadelphia beat the scuffling New York Rangers 3-2 on Sunday night.
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.
Flyers fire coach Dave Hakstol, Gordon interim replacement
It took less than two weeks as general manager of the Philadelphia Flyers for Chuck Fletcher to see what he needed to see with coach Dave Hakstol.
The Flyers were still making too many mistakes, still not playing up to their talent level and it was all too clear the message wasn't getting across from their fourth-year coach. With the team mired in a four-game losing streak, Fletcher fired Hakstol on Monday and named Scott Gordon as interim replacement.
For as much success as the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins have had at Hershey’s Giant Center this season, the home arena of their other in-state rival has been an unwelcome destination. That trend continued on Friday, as the Lehigh Valley Phantoms scored two goals in the third period to pull away from the visiting Penguins, 5-2, at PPL Center. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton has been outscored, 10-2 in its last two visits to Allentown. Daniel Sprong and Zach Aston-Reese picked up the goals for the...
For as much success as the Penguins have had at Hershey’s Giant Center this season, the home arena of their other in-state rival has been an unwelcome destination. That trend continued Friday, as the Lehigh Valley Phantoms scored two goals in the third period to pull away from the visiting Penguins, 5-2, at PPL Center. The Penguins have been outscored, 10-2, in their last two visits to Allentown. Daniel Sprong and Zach Aston-Reese picked up the goals for the Penguins (25-12-3-1). Turning point...