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Upshall's Late Goal Lifts Flyers

Philadelphia advances with win over Canadiens

(Newser) - Scott Upshall scored with 3:04 remaining in the third period and the Philadelphia Flyers advanced to the Eastern Conference final with a 6-4 win over the Montreal Canadiens last night. Upshall deflected Jeff Carter's shot past Carey Price to give Philadelphia its second and final lead of the game... More »

Flyers Chase Price for 2-1 Series Lead

Biron strong in 3-2 win; Price's Game 4 status in question

(Newser) - "Mar-ty! "Mar-ty!" "Mar-ty!" That's a sound the Flyers want to hear all the way to the Stanley Cup. Martin Biron stopped 32 shots and the Flyers scored three goals in the second period to beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 on Monday night, taking a 2-1... More »

Umberger Scores Twice as Flyers Win

Biron makes 34 saves as Philly evens series with Habs

(Newser) - R.J. Umberger scored twice, Martin Biron made 34 saves and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-2 tonight to even the second-round series at a game apiece. Jeff Carter and Daniel Briere also scored to help the Flyers rebound after they blew 2-0 and 3-2 leads Thursday night... More »

Biron Shuts Out Caps

Philly evens first-round series at one each

(Newser) - Martin Biron’s 24 saves led the Philadelphia Flyers to a 2-0 victory over the Washington Capitals today. Biron kicked Alex Ovechkin's power-play wrist shot away in the first period, used the handle of his stick to deflect Alexander Semin's breakaway attempt in the second and sprawled on his back... More »

Flyers Shut Out Penguins, 2-0

Loss costs Pittsburgh No. 1 conference seed

(Newser) - Martin Biron stopped 20 shots in his second straight shutout and led the Philadelphia Flyers to a 2-0 win over Pittsburgh tonight that cost the Penguins the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference. The Flyers, who clinched a playoff spot on Friday, enter the postseason as the sixth seed... More »

Flyers Top Devils, Clinch Playoff Spot

Biron posts his fourth shutout of the season

(Newser) - Martin Biron stopped all 22 shots for his fourth shutout and Philadelphia clinched a playoff spot with a 3-0 win over the New Jersey Devils on Friday night. The Flyers' remarkable turnaround from the worst team in the NHL last season to the Eastern Conference playoffs was completed when Florida... More »

Biron, Flyers Power Past Hapless Islanders

4-1 victory leaves Philly goalie 6-0 against NY

(Newser) - The Flyers wielded the power play wisely against the Islanders, scoring three times while at the advantage and once more for good measure in a 4-1 win over New York, reports the Philadelphia Inquirer. Danny Briere collected three points, assisting on Vinny Prospal's opening goal and Scott Hartnell's finishing touch,... More »

Canadiens Beat Kings to Retake Lead in East

Biron's 32 saves spark Flyers, Hurricanes beat Sabres in overtime

(Newser) - Jaroslav Halak took full advantage of his first start of the season by collecting 35 saves and leading the Montreal Canadiens to a 5-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings last night, reports AP. Patrice Brisebois scored the first goal of a three-goal second period for the Canadiens, who recaptured... More »

Alfredsson Helps Senators End Loss Streak

Kessel's goal lifts hot Bruins, Philly's Biron stops Islanders

(Newser) - Daniel Alfredsson, who had just one goal in his past nine games, scored twice and added an assist today as the Ottawa Senators beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-4, reports the Associated Press. Martin Gerber had 25 saves for the Senators, who snapped a 3-game losing streak. The Penguins have now... More »

Ottawa Tumbles in Murray's Return

Hossa also has painful Penguins debut; Rangers roll

(Newser) - Bryan Murray returned to coach for the Senators for the first time since the 2007 finals, but the early results weren't encouraging, as the Flyers won 3-1. Jason Spezza scored the lone goal for Ottawa, then was promptly ejected for fighting with Philly goalie Martin Biron. Mike Knuble and Scottie... More »

Flyers Win, Snap 10-game Slide

Philadelphia earns 4-3 victory over Buffalo in shootout

(Newser) - It wasn’t pretty, but the Philadelphia Flyers’ 10-game losing streak has finally ended. Daneil Briere beat his former teammate Ryan Miller in the shootout to give Philadelphia a 4-3 victory over the Buffalo Sabres; with the win the Flyers avoided setting a record for most consecutive losses. Jason Pominville... More »

Flyers' Free Fall Hits Five Games

Last-place Tampa Bay shames former Atlantic leaders in 5-3 setback

(Newser) - The Tampa Bay Lightning, sold to new owners earlier in the day, responded by shellacking the lackadaisical Flyers, who lost their fifth straight game. Philadelphia's Martin Biron allowed three goals in the decisive second stanza. Defensive lapses in the first and third—namely turnovers behind the net—allowed Tampa to... More »

Coyotes Out-Hustle Flyers, 3-2

Philly's losing streak hits four as rookie taps in game-winner

(Newser) - Wayne Gretzky's hardworking Coyotes dealt the swooning Flyers their third straight loss at Wachovia Center, breaking through for three goals in a late ten-minute span. The game-winner belonged to Randy Mueller, who deftly knocked a rebound past Philadelphia's Martin Biron for his ninth goal of the season—second among all... More »

Rangers Deal Flyers First Home Defeat

Philly loses 4-3 shootout after rookie ties it late; Gomez, Avery shine

(Newser) - Philadelphia fell to 6-1 at home after their first shootout of the season, which was won by New York's Brendan Shanahan. The game was a wild one, with ties at 1-1, 2-2, and 3-3. Rookie Denis Tulpeko snuck one under Rangers netminder Henrik Lundquist halfway through the third period for... More »

Upshall, Philly Stay Flawless at Home

Richards pokes in clincher in 3-2 win over Islanders

(Newser) - Philadelphia improved its Wachovia Center record to 6-0, behind sharp goalkeeping by Martin Biron, a brace of scores by Scottie Upshall, and a chaotic game-winner by Mike Richards. Richards's goal came off a missed rebound by Islanders keeper Rick DiPietro, with the Flyers short-handed; it was his third short-handed goal... More »

Canadiens Skate Circles Around Slumping Flyers

Koivu and company outplay Philadelphia in decisive 5-2 victory

(Newser) - The Montreal Canadiens coasted to victory behind Saku Koivu's goal and assist to put away the Philadelphia Flyers 5-2, reports the AP. The Flyers' third loss in four games gave Koivu and company their sixth straight win as the sellout crowd took every chance to mock Flyers' center Daniel Briere,... More »

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