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Flyers Gameday: 1/1/19 @ NSH; WJC Medal Round Set

January 1, 2019 - 9:13 AM ET

Game 39 Preview: FLYERS @ PREDATORS Interim head coach Scott Gordon's Philadelphia Flyers (15-18-5) are in Tennessee on New Year's Day to play Peter Laviolette's Nashville Predators (23-15-2). Game time at Bridgestone Arena is 8:30 p.m. ET. The game will be televised on NBCSP. The radio broadc...

Wrap: Flyers Blanked in Nashville, 4-0

January 2, 2019 - 6:19 AM ET

The Philadelphia Flyers finished the post-Christmas portion of a five-game road trip (1-3-1) winless as they sustained their fourth straight loss in a 4-0 shutout loss on New Year's Day to the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena. The loss marked the 13th time this season that the Flyers have ei...

Flyers Gameday: 1/3/19 vs CAR; WJC Semis Set

January 3, 2019 - 12:25 AM ET

Game 40 Preview: FLYERS vs. HURRICANES Interim head coach Scott Gordon's Philadelphia Flyers (15-19-5) are home on Thursday to host Rod Brind'Amour's Carolina Hurricanes (16-17-5). Game time at the Wells Fargo Center is 7:00 p.m. ET. The game will be televised on NBCSP. The radio broadcast can...

Wrap: Late Rally Too Little & Too Late, Flyers Fall to Canes, 5-3

January 4, 2019 - 12:01 AM ET

The Philadelphia Flyers remain winless since the NHL's holiday break and fell to 15-20-5 overall on the season as they fell, 5-3, to the Carolina Hurricanes at the Wells Fargo Center on Thursday night. Philadelphia trailed 4-0 five minutes into the third period before erasing three-quarters of the d...

Flyers Gameday: 1/5/19 vs. CGY; Phantoms and WJC Updates

January 5, 2019 - 7:38 AM ET

Game 41 Preview: FLYERS vs FLAMES Interim head coach Scott Gordon's Philadelphia Flyers (15-20-5) reach the statistical midpoint of the 2018-19 season on Saturday as they host Bill Peters' Calgary Flames (25-13-4). Game time at the Wells Fargo Center is 1:00 p.m. ET. The game will be televised...

Wrap: Flyers Fail Again to Extinguish Flames, Loss 3-2 in OT

January 5, 2019 - 11:45 PM ET

Wrap: Flyers Fail Again to Extinguish Flames, Lost 3-2 in OT For the second time in less than a month, the Philadelphia Flyers were unable to close out a late-game lead against the Calgary Flames and wound up losing in overtime. On Saturday afternoon at the Wells Fargo Center, the Flyers never tr...

Flyers Gameday: 1/7/19 vs. STL; Flyers at Midpoint: Inside the Numbers

January 7, 2019 - 8:44 AM ET

Game 42 Preview: FLYERS vs BLUES Interim head coach Scott Gordon's Philadelphia Flyers (15-20-6) begin the statistical second half of the 2018-19 season on Monday as they host former Flyers head coach Craig Berube's St. Louis Blues (16-19-4). Game time at the Wells Fargo Center is 7:00 p.m. ET....

Wrap: Blues Blank Flyers, 3-0; Flyers Gameday: 1/8/19 @ WSH

January 7, 2019 - 10:46 PM ET

WRAP: BLUES BLANK FLYERS, 3-0 The Philadelphia Flyers suffered their seventh straight loss (0-5-2) since the Christmas break as they fell to the St. Louis Blues, 3-0, at the Wells Fargo Center on Monday night. It was the sixth time the Flyers have been shut out this season, the 14th in which they...

Wrap: Flyers Follow Familiar Script in 5-3 Loss in Washington

January 9, 2019 - 12:17 AM ET

Wrap: Flyers Follow Familiar Script in 5-3 Loss in Washington The Philadelphia Flyers suffered their eighth straight loss (0-6-2) since the Christmas break as they fell to the Washington Capitals, 5-3, at the Capital One Center on Tuesday night. The game followed a pattern that has been all-too-...

Flyers Gameday: 1/10/19 vs DAL

January 10, 2019 - 8:29 AM ET

Game 44 Preview: FLYERS vs. STARS Interim head coach Scott Gordon's Philadelphia Flyers (15-22-6) are at home on Thursday to take on Jim Montgomery's Dallas Stars (23-17-4). Game time at the Wells Fargo Center is 7:00 p.m. ET. The game will be televised on NBCSP. The radio broadcast can be fo...

Wrap: Hart Shines in Win over Stars, 2-1

January 10, 2019 - 11:05 PM ET

A 37-save performance by rookie goaltender Carter Hart keyed a 2-1 win for the Philadelphia Flyers over the Dallas Stars on Thursday night at the Wells Fargo Center. The victory put an end to Philadelphia's eight-game winless streak since the NHL's holiday break. The Stars' road woes continued as t...

Flyers Gameday: 1/12/19 @ NJD

January 12, 2019 - 7:38 AM ET

Game 45 Preview: FLYERS @ DEVILS Interim head coach Scott Gordon's Philadelphia Flyers (16-22-6) are in Newark on Saturday to take on John Hynes' New Jersey Devils (16-20-7). Game time at the Prudential Center is 1:00 p.m. ET. The game will be televised on NBCSP. The radio broadcast can be f...

Wrap: Devil is in the Details as Flyers Fall in Newark, 3-2

January 12, 2019 - 4:36 PM ET

The cliche "work smarter, not harder" has been applicable to many Philadelphia Flyers losses this season, and the source of much frustration for the team. That was the case again on Saturday afternoon at the Prudential Center as the Flyers fell, 3-2, to the New Jersey Devils. The issues that ar...

Flyers Gameday: 1/14/19 vs. MIN

January 14, 2019 - 12:20 AM ET

Game 46 Preview: FLYERS @ WILD Interim head coach Scott Gordon's Philadelphia Flyers (16-23-6) are home on Monday to take on Bruce Boudreau's Minnesota Wild (22-19-3). Game time at the Wells Fargo Center is 7:00 p.m. ET. The game will be televised on NBCSP. The radio broadcast can be found on...

Wrap: Flyers Erase Two Deficits, Skate to 7-4 Win vs. Wild

January 14, 2019 - 11:52 PM ET

Goals and wins alike have been hard to come by for the Philadelphia Flyers ever since Christmas. On Monday night at the Wells Fargo Center, the Flyers erased an early 2-0 deficit in the first period and a 3-2 disadvantage in the second period to earn a 7-4 victory. James van Riemsdyk, who has sco...

Flyers Gameday: 1/16/19 vs. BOS

January 16, 2019 - 8:04 AM ET

Game 47 Preview: FLYERS vs. BRUINS Interim head coach Scott Gordon's Philadelphia Flyers (17-23-6) are home on Wednesday to take on Bruce Cassidy's Boston Bruins (26-15-5). Game time at the Wells Fargo Center is 7:30 p.m. ET. The game will be nationally televised on NBC Sports Network. The rad...

Wrap: Flyers Edge Boston, 4-3; Phantoms Snap Losing Streak

January 16, 2019 - 11:57 PM ET

The Philadelphia Flyers have won back-to-back games for the first time since Dec. 18-20. On Wednesday night, the Flyers erased an early 2-0 deficit for the second straight game and went on to defeat the Boston Bruins, 4-3, in a nationally televised game. The keys to the win: outstanding goaltend...

Quick Hits: Leier-Bailey Trade, Montreal Prep, Podcasts, Prospects & More

January 18, 2019 - 7:10 AM ET

QUICK HITS & MUSINGS: JANUARY 18, 2019 1) The Flyers held a team meeting at the Skate Zone in Voorhees on Thursday but then elected not to hold a subsequent on-ice practice. The team will practice on Friday at 11 a.m. ET before departing for Montreal to play the Canadiens on Saturday. Thereafter...

Flyers Gameday: 1/19/19 @ MTL; Phantoms Update

January 19, 2019 - 4:13 AM ET

Game 48 Preview: FLYERS @ CANADIENS Interim head coach Scott Gordon's Philadelphia Flyers (18-23-6) are in Quebec on Saturday to take on Claude Julien's Montreal Canadiens (27-17-5). Game time at the Belle Centre is 7:00 p.m. ET. The game will be nationally televised on NBCSNP in Philadelphia...

Wrap: Youngsters Spur Flyers to 5-2 Win @ MTL; Phantoms Update

January 20, 2019 - 6:28 AM ET

Wrao: Youngsters Lift Flyers Over Habs, 5-2 Saturday night's three-star selection at the Bell Centre in Montreal told the tale of why this game, a 5-2 Flyers victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Hockey Night in Canada, was a hopeful sign for Philadelphia. The selections were swept by young Flye...