The Flyers have now twice fallen to the Jets. Post-game audio from Chris Pronger, Scott Hartnell, Matt Read, Claude Giroux and coach Peter Laviolette.
Some may think that tonight’s Flyers/Panthers tilt will say a lot about the Panthers–I disagree, and explain why after the jump.
The Philadelphia Flyers had a promising 2008-2009 campaign. They were able to score consistently, get solid blue-line production, and win in spite of average goaltending. The Flyers finished fifth in the Eastern Conference and lost to Pittsburgh in the first round despite outplaying the eventual Stanley Cup champions. This year, the Flyers should improve, as […]
With the ouster of Patrick Marleau as Sharks captain, Mark Purdy of the San Jose Mercury News feels that Dan Boyle will be next in line for the C. Kevin Paul Dupont of the Boston Globe writes that its best for Patrick Kane to move on from the cab incident. Though Messier’s heart belongs in […]
NHL Playoff Morning Papers (Tuesday Edition): Blackhawks need Kane and Toews to step up, Fleury outduels Ward and the Coyotes situation reaches decision day
3rd Round Playoff Matchups Eastern Conference Pittsburgh Penguins (4) versus Carolina Hurricanes (6) Shelly Anderson with a quick recap of Game 1. Many of the Penguins were giving credit to Marc-Andre Fleury for keeping the team in last night’s contest. Apparently Pittsburgh Tribune-Review columnist Joe Starkey felt the same way. Fleury was good, but two unlikely contributors […]
NHL Playoff Morning Papers (Monday Edition): Teemu Selanne dealing with his struggles, Eric Staal dominates Game 6 and the circus that has become the Capitals/Rangers series
Eastern Conference Boston Bruins (1) versus Montreal Canadiens (8) Did you know Mark Stuart and Shane Hnidy were only on the ice for one Montreal goal against in the entire first round? For now, the Bruins are just watching the playoffs to see which team they will meet in Round 2. Jack Todd of the […]
NHL Playoff Morning Papers (Sunday Edition): Jeff Carter blames himself, John Tortorella gets suspended and Jamie Langenbrunner expected to play tonight
Eastern Conference Boston Bruins (1) versus Montreal Canadiens (8) Fluto Shinzawa of the Boston Globe tells us that David Krejci is for real. Some people believe Marc Savard was basically Joe Thornton’s replacement in Boston, and he is sure demonstrating who the better player is this post-season. In injury news, Patrice Bergeron’s foot is still […]
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