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  • Flyers shut out by Capitals, 1-0

    WASHINGTON — Braden Holtby's iron-man run produced another shutout as he made 21 saves in his 20th consecutive start and lifted the Washington Capitals to a 1-0 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday night. Holtby put up his fourth blank...
  • Braden Holtby scores fourth shutout as Capitals defeat Flyers, 1-0

    WASHINGTON Two nights after they erupted for seven goals, the Flyers couldn't put the puck past Washington goalie Braden Holtby on Wednesday, dropping a 1-0 decision at the red-clad Verizon Center. Holtby recorded his fourth shutout of the season as...
  • Colaiacovo returns to Flyers lineup to face Capitals

    VOORHEES – Carlo Colaiacovo can tell a joke with the best of them but a 26-game benching can test even his sense of humor. The 31-year-old defenseman was signed as a free agent back in November when a couple Flyer regulars went down with injury....
  • Hurricanes outlast Avalanche in shootout, 3-2

    RALEIGH, N.C. The Colorado Avalanche beat the Carolina Hurricanes earlier this season with a late comeback. The Canes refused to let the Avs do it again. Carolina allowed the Avs to rally for two third-period scores but then won a shootout for a 3-2...
  • Sharks defenseman Brent Burns calls all-star selection a 'huge honor'

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Brent Burns got the tap on the shoulder, Joe Pavelski did not. So Burns will represent the Sharks at the NHL All-Star Weekend in Columbus, Ohio, later this month while Pavelski stays home, even though he's tied with Alex Ovechkin of...
  • Flyers rally for 3-2 overtime victory over Capitals

    PHILADELPHIA The review was so long, so tedious that half the Flyers' bench began skating around to keep their legs warm. Did Nicklas Backstrom's stick connect with the puck above the crossbar? Would it count? As the referees consulted with the NHL's...
  • Stanley Cup champion Kings aren't satisfied treading water at midseason

    Only occasionally this season has General Manager Dean Lombardi seen the Kings resemble the group that blended a strong work ethic, forbidding goaltending and staunch defense to win the Stanley Cup twice in three seasons. "There's been pockets where...
  • Red Wings lose Howard to injury, game to Capitals

    WASHINGTON The Detroit Red Wings lost their All-Star goaltender to injury, and then lost the game. The showdown against one of the NHL's hottest teams ended with the Wings hurting and humbled, as they suffered a 3-1 loss tonight at Verizon Center against...
  • Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard carted off ice against Capitals with groin injury

    Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard has been carted off the ice with a groin injury suffered in the first period against the Washington Capitals on Saturday night. Howard was hurt attempting to make a save on Troy Brouwer's power-play goal at 1:53. The...
  • Goalie Mason cleared to play after injury scare

    VOORHEES — Whew! That was a scary few hours the Flyers endured on Wednesday, but the story had a happy ending. The glow of Tuesday night's 2-1 shootout win over Ottawa had turned to trepidation on Wednesday when the team's starting goaltender had...
  • Mason good to go for Flyers against Caps

    PHILADELPHIA¬†— For the Philadelphia Flyers to do anything in their hoped-for second-half comeback, they need their top goalie in top shape. That's why there was a collective sigh of relief, both late Wednesday and early Thursday, when netminder...