| Nov 17, 2014
| 9:17 AM
MONTREAL — The Flyers' inability to defend power plays recently has masked the fact that prolific-scoring winger Jake Voracek has become one of the NHL's feel-good stories this season.
There have been many players struggling on the penalty kill,...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 8:36 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Defenseman James Wisniewski scored two power-play goals, left winger Nick Foligno had two goals and an assist and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-3 Friday night to snap a nine-game winless streak.
| Nov 11, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Danny Briere and Claude Giroux both saw the same thing during the NHL lockout in 2012-13.
Rob Zepp could play.
Zepp, the No. 1 goalie for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, is a 33-year-old who left North American hockey following the 2004-05 season in...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 11:43 AM
ATLANTIC CITY — Craig Berube said it comes down to concentration.
Jake Voracek said it's an upshot of better skating. Claude Giroux determined it has come from sound defensive play. Mark Streit said it's begotten in the breakout.
| Nov 7, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Florida Panthers defenseman Aaron Ekblad has played fewer than a dozen games in the National Hockey League.
He is already featured in an international advertising campaign along with several established stars.
Ekblad appears in a new 60-second...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 11:06 AM
Even Chris VandeVelde was mildly surprised when he strolled into the Flyers' dressing room yesterday morning before practice and found his name slotted next to Claude Giroux's and Jake Voracek's on the top line.
With co-leading goal-scorer Michael Raffl...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 8:19 PM
By Dan Scifo
The Sports Xchange
PITTSBURGH — Matt Read and Pittsburgh native R.J. Umberger scored third-period goals, carrying the Philadelphia Flyers past the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-3 during a nationally televised game between the rivals...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 8:30 PM
ANTHONY STOLARZ, GOALIE
The 6-foot-6 player's butterfly-hybrid style has been making mouths water in Philadelphia since being drafted in the second round of the 2012 draft. Now too old for juniors and heading into his first professional season, all eyes...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 8:12 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Rookie center William Karlsson scored in his first shootout attempt, lifting the Anaheim Ducks to a 4-3 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night.
Right wingers Tim Jackman and Devante Smith-Pelly and left winger Matt...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 9:24 PM
William Karlsson was a bystander watching his first NHL shootout Tuesday night when he heard a call.
Instead of choosing Ducks leader Ryan Getzlaf, Coach Bruce Boudreau said he decided on the fly to play the wild card after two of three...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 6:55 PM
BUFFALO, N.Y. — It was a laugher, except to one man in pain.
On what should have been an uplifting day for the Ducks — rookie center William Karlsson scoring two goals in his second NHL game, a 5-1 rout of the Buffalo Sabres — left...