| Apr 10, 2012
| 4:24 AM
It’s here, hockey fans, the greatest time of the year for puck heads: The NHL playoffs. Nothing is more exciting or less predictable, and if you want even more drama, start with the intrastate Pittsburgh Penguins-Philadelphia Flyers series. It...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 3:22 PM
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Scott Hartnell needed every last tick of the clock to score the timeliest of goals for the Flyers.
Hartnell scored his second goal of the game with less than 1 second left in overtime to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 3-...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 8:54 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Dan Bylsma promised to keep Sidney Crosby's minutes under control as his star center eased his way back into the lineup following a three-month layoff.
It might be time to take the shackles off.
Crosby collected five assists...
| May 9, 2012
| 5:55 PM
The autopsy isn't official or with a definitive conclusion, but the preliminary results for the cause of playoff death for the 2012 Philadelphia Flyers is simple: they faced a better team with better coaching.
As hard as it may be to admit for Flyers...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 9:10 PM
When he first came up, they used to call him "Sid the Kid."
His skills helped him eventually become the face of the NHL, but his childish act began to wear thin for non-Pittsburgh hockey enthusiasts. They began bestowing Sidney Crosby with derogatory...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 9:16 PM
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sidney Crosby, at last, found a way to silence the Flyers fans that love to hate him from warmups to the final horn.
Crosby and the Penguins dished out the kind of punishment they can only hope swings the series back their...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 12:25 PM
A funny thing happened in one of the most high-scoring playoff series in NHL history on Wednesday night.
A goalie showed up.
Unfortunately for the Philadelphia Flyers, it wasn't one of theirs. And they need one of theirs, any one of theirs, to show up...
| Apr 24, 2012
At some point, Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma must have exhibited some sort of class, but for the last two weeks, he has been anything but a role model for taking the high road.
"I want to congratulate the Flyers organization on the series win, but...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 5:53 PM
After Claude Giroux was called the greatest player in the world by Philadelphia coach Peter Laviolette following the Flyers' opening-round Stanley Cup playoff win over Pittsburgh, it sounded as though Giroux would be elevated to team captain by the...
| Feb 11, 2013
The countdown to the Sochi Olympics slipped beneath the one-year mark last week with a huge question looming: Will NHL players participate in Russia's first-ever Winter Games?
The answer should be clearer after executives of the NHL, NHL Players' Assn....
| Apr 12, 2011
| 4:24 PM
Ho, ho, ho. It’s Christmas Eve in April for hockey fans. NHL playoff hockey will begin Wednesday and players will be more revved up than Tiger Woods at a Miss USA contest. No other sport has such an exciting first......