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Malkin's 2 Goals Lead Penguins Past Flyers

Playoffs leading scorer gives Pittsburgh 1-0 series lead

(Newser) - Evgeni Malkin scored two dazzling goals 5 minutes apart to give Pittsburgh a two-goal lead, after Sidney Crosby tied it, and the Penguins rode their two big stars to a 4-2 victory over cross-state rival Philadelphia in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals last night. Malkin, who is only... More »

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 »

Ovechkin, Capitals Win Pyrrhic Victory

Flyers top Rangers in OT, Predators blank Blue Jackets

(Newser) - Despite Alex Ovechkin's record breaking 61st goal of the season, and a 3-2 besting of Carolina, the Caps needed more, the Washington Post reports—like a win in regulation. Thanks to Viktor Kozlov's effort in the shootout, Washington earned two points, but a net gain of only one on the... More »

Philly Hangs On, Beats Rangers in Shootout

Isles' rookie scores the winner against Devils; Ovechkin nets No. 60

(Newser) - Philadelphia blew a two-goal lead in the third period, allowing a pair of Ranger tallies in less than two minutes, and Jaromir Jagr's tying goal inside of two minutes remaining, but eventually won in the shootout on Mike Richards' backhander, 4-3. Daniel Briere scored twice for the Flyers. The win... 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 »

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 »

Flyers Finally Beat Capitals

Richards gets 8th goal, first fight of the year in Philadelphia's 3-2 win in Washington

(Newser) - The Washington Capitals scored early and late, but the Philadelphia Flyers prevailed to take their first win against the Capitals since February, 2006. Mike Richards lit a fire under his team with his first fight of the year, getting bloodied by Brooks Laich before picking up his eighth goal in... More »

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