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Flyers Gameday: 3/1/19 @ NJD

March 1, 2019 - 9:19 AM ET

Game 65 Preview: FLYERS @ DEVILS Interim head coach Scott Gordon's Philadelphia Flyers (30-26-8) are in Newark on Thursday to take on John Hynes' New Jersey Devils (25-31-8). Game time at the Prudential Center is 7:00 p.m. ET. The game will be televised on NBCSNP. The radio broadcast can be fo...

Wrap: Flyers Down Devils, 6-3

March 2, 2019 - 12:12 AM ET

Wrap: Flyers Down Devils, 6-3 It wasn't nearly as easy as the final score would suggest, and it certainly wasn't pretty. All that really mattered, though, was that the Philadelphia Flyers left Newark on Friday night with two points in the standings as they defeated the New Jersey Devils, 6-3, at...

Flyers Gameday: 3/3/19 @ NYI

March 3, 2019 - 10:12 AM ET

Game 66 Preview: FLYERS @ ISLANDERS Interim head coach Scott Gordon's Philadelphia Flyers (31-26-8) are in Uniondale on Sunday to take on Barry Trotz's New York Islanders (37-20-7). Game time at the Nassau Coliseum is 3:00 p.m. ET. The game will be televised on NBCSNP. The radio broadcast can...

Wrap: Flyers Beat Islanders, 4-1

March 3, 2019 - 10:14 PM ET

Wrap: Flyers Beat Islanders, 4-1 A combination of team-wide hard work, excellent goaltending by Brian Elliott, and a dose of puck luck lifted a shorthanded Philadelphia Flyers team to a 4-1 victory over the New York Islanders at Nassau Coliseum on Sunday afternoon. The Flyers were without key...

Quick Hits: Back to Work, Hart, Friday Night Fights, Ghost SPCA Event

March 5, 2019 - 7:59 AM ET

Quick Hits: March 5, 2019 1) After a total off-day on Monday following three games in less than four nights, the Flyers will hold an 11 a.m. ET practice today at the Skate Zone in Voorhees. The team has a relatively light schedule this week in terms of volume, with a home game on Wednesday agains...

Flyers Gameday: 3/6/19 vs WSH

March 6, 2019 - 10:07 AM ET

Game 67 Preview: FLYERS vs CAPITALS Interim head coach Scott Gordon's Philadelphia Flyers (32-26-8) are home on Wednesday to take on Todd Reirden's Washington Capitals (38-21-7). Game time at the Wells Fargo Center is 7:30 p.m. ET. The game will be nationally televised on NBCSN. The radio broa...

Wrap: Caps Pin a 5-3 Loss on Flyers

March 6, 2019 - 11:39 PM ET

WRAP: Caps Pin a 5-3 Loss on Flyers A three-goal rally by the Flyers at the tail end of the second period and into the third period did not obscure what was a poor overall performance against a high-quality Washington Capitals in a must-win game. The Capitals prevailed, 5-3. When a team is as...

Flyers Gameday: 3/9/19 @ NYI

March 9, 2019 - 10:10 AM ET

Game 68 Preview: FLYERS @ ISLANDERS Interim head coach Scott Gordon's Philadelphia Flyers (32-27-8) are in Uniondale on Saturday to take on Barry Trotz's New York Islanders (39-21-7). Game time at the former Nassau Coliseum is 7:00 p.m. ET. The game will be televised on NBCSP. The radio broadc...

Wrap: Flyers Dismantle Islanders, 5-2

March 9, 2019 - 11:13 PM ET

Wrap: Flyers Dismantle Islanders, 5-2 Solid overall team defense, strong goaltending when needed, hard work in the trenches and feasting off New York Islanders' mistakes propelled the Philadelphia Flyers to a 5-2 win in Uniondale on Saturday night. Playing each other twice in New York in a span o...

Flyers Gameday: 3/11/19 vs OTT

March 11, 2019 - 9:57 AM ET

Game 69 Preview: FLYERS vs. SENATORS Interim head coach Scott Gordon's Philadelphia Flyers (33-27-8) are home on Monday to take on interim head coach Marc Crawford's Ottawa Senators (23-40-6). Game time at the Wells Fargo Center is 7:00 p.m. ET. The game will be televised on NBCSP. The radio b...

Wrap: Flyers Skate Past Sens, 3-2

March 11, 2019 - 11:18 PM ET

Wrap: Flyers Skate Past Senators, 3-2 The Philadelphia Flyers did not need a blowout win over the visiting Ottawa Senators on Monday night. Their mission was to get two points, preferably in regulation, and hope for a little help on the out-of-town scoreboard at the end of the night. Mission a...

Flyers Gameday: 3/14/19 vs. WSH

March 14, 2019 - 6:38 AM ET

Game 71 Preview: FLYERS @ MAPLE LEAFS Interim head coach Scott Gordon's Philadelphia Flyers (34-28-8) are in Ontario on Friday night to take on Mike Babcock's Toronto Maple Leafs (42-23-5). Game time at the Air Canada Centre is 7:00 p.m. ET. The game will be televised on NBCSP. The radio broad...

Flyers Gameday: 3/15/19 @ TOR

March 15, 2019 - 7:54 AM ET

Game 71 Preview: FLYERS @ MAPLE LEAFS Interim head coach Scott Gordon's Philadelphia Flyers (34-28-8) are in Ontario on Friday night to take on Mike Babcock's Toronto Maple Leafs (42-23-5). Game time at the Air Canada Centre is 7:00 p.m. ET. The game will be televised on NBCSP. The radio broad...

Flyers Suffer Devastating 7-6 Loss in Toronto

March 16, 2019 - 10:44 AM ET

Heading into Toronto on Friday on the heels of a convincing home regulation loss to Washington the previous night, the Philadelphia Flyers faced a virtual must-win situation against the Maple Leafs. They failed in agonizing fashion, building a 5-2 lead in the second period but failing to protect it...

Flyers Gameday: 3/17/19 @ PIT

March 17, 2019 - 8:58 AM ET

Game 72 Preview: FLYERS @ PENGUINS Interim head coach Scott Gordon's Philadelphia Flyers (34-29-8) are in western Pennsylvania on Sunday to take on Mike Sullivan's Pittsburgh Penguins (39-24-9). Game time at PPG Paints Arena is 7:30 p.m. ET. The game will be nationally televised on NBCSN. The...

Wrap: Late Heroics Lift Flyers over Pens in OT, 2-1

March 18, 2019 - 3:03 AM ET

Wrap: Late Heroics Lift Flyers Over Penguins in OT, 2-1 It wasn't a carbon copy of the finish of the 2019 Stadium Series game 23 nights earlier, but it was close enough. On Sunday night at the PPL Center in Pittsburgh, the Flyers erased a deficit in the final 18.8 seconds of regulation and then p...

Flyers Gameday: 3/19/19 vs. MTL

March 19, 2019 - 8:55 AM ET

Game 73 Preview: FLYERS vs. CANADIENS Interim head coach Scott Gordon's Philadelphia Flyers (35-29-8) are home on Tuesday to take on Claude Julien's Montreal Canadiens (37-28-7). Game time at the Wells Fargo Center is 7:00 p.m. ET. The game will be televised on NBCSP. The radio broadcast can b...

Wrap: Habs Defeat Flyers, 3-1

March 19, 2019 - 11:03 PM ET

Wrap: Habs Defeat Flyers, 3-1 The Philadelphia Flyers' faint playoff hopes took a severe blow on Tuesday night as they dropped a 3-1 decision to the Montreal Canadiens at the Wells Fargo Center. Philly has lost three of its last four games. For the most part, despite a relatively high volume...

Flyers Gameday: 3/21/19 @ CHI

March 21, 2019 - 11:21 AM ET

Game 74 Preview: FLYERS @ BLACKHAWKS Interim head coach Scott Gordon's Philadelphia Flyers (35-30-8) are in Illinois on Thursday to take on Jeremy Colliton's Chicago Blackhawks (32-30-10). Game time at the United Center is 8:30 p.m. ET. The game will be televised on NBCSP. The radio broadcast...

Wrap: Hart's Brilliance, Gutty 3rd Period Lift Flyers to 3-1 Win in Chicago

March 21, 2019 - 11:49 PM ET

Wrap: Hart's Brilliance, Gutty 3rd Period Lift Flyers to 3-1 win in Chicago A 40-save gem from rookie goaltender Carter Hart and a lunchpail third period teamwide were enough to elevate the flu-riddled Philadelphia Flyers to a vital 3-1 road win over the Chicago Blackhawks. The Hawks, themselves...

Flyers Gameday: 3/23/19 vs. NYI

March 23, 2019 - 10:31 AM ET

Game 75 Preview: FLYERS vs. ISLANDERS Interim head coach Scott Gordon's Philadelphia Flyers (36-30-8) are home on Saturday to take on Barry Trotz's New York Islanders (42-25-7). Game time at the Wells Fargo Center is 1:00 p.m. EDT. The game will be televised on NBCSP. The radio broadcast can b...

Flyers Gameday: 3/24/19 @ WSH; Plus Flyers-Islanders Wrap

March 24, 2019 - 7:33 AM ET

Game 76 Preview: FLYERS @ CAPITALS Interim head coach Scott Gordon's Philadelphia Flyers (36-31-8) are in DC on Sunday to take on Todd Reirden's Washington Capitals (43-24-8). Game time at the Capital One Center is 12:30 p.m. EDT. The game will be televised on NBC. The radio broadcast can be f...