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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 »

Kostopoulos Gives Canadiens 4-3 OT Win

Montreal takes 1-0 series lead against Philadelphia

(Newser) - Tom Kostopoulos scored 48 seconds into overtime to give the Montreal Canadiens a 4-3 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers in the opening game of their second-round series. Kostopoulos put his own rebound past Martin Biron shortly after a faceoff in Philadelphia's zone for his third goal of the playoffs. More »

In OT of Game 7, Lupul Lifts Flyers

Philadelphia will face Montreal in Round 2 after 3-2 win

(Newser) - The Philadelphia Flyers finally figured out how to put away the Washington Capitals. Joffrey Lupul put in a rebound during a power play 6:06 into overtime in Game 7 to lift Philadelphia past Alex Ovechkin and Washington 3-2 on Tuesday night in their Eastern Conference first-round series. More »

Ovechkin Forces Game 7

Capitals get two third-period goals from superstar to beat Flyers 4-2

(Newser) - Alex Ovechkin truly was "Alexander the Great" with the Washington Capitals' season on the line. Held without a goal for four straight games, Ovechkin scored twice in the third period to lift the Capitals to a 4-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers and send the series back to Washington... More »

Huet's 30 Saves Lift Capitals

One goal in each period helps Washington avoid elimination

(Newser) - The young Washington Capitals finally seem to be getting the hang of this thing called playoff hockey. With just the right mix of brawn and skill, the Capitals stayed alive today by knocking the Philadelphia Flyers off stride early and holding onto the lead with another solid game from goaltender... More »

Flyers Edge Capitals in Double OT

Knuble scores winner as Philly takes 3-1 series lead

(Newser) - Danny Briere saved the game for the Flyers in regulation and Mike Knuble got them a win away from the second round in a thrilling double-overtime finish. Knuble poked in his second goal of the series 6:40 into the second OT to give Philadelphia a 4-3 win over the... More »

Flyers Take 2-1 Series Lead

Briere scores twice in 6-3 walloping of Capitals

(Newser) - Danny Briere's so-so first season in Philadelphia has turned sensational in the playoffs. Briere has played more like the league's top player than likely MVP Alex Ovechkin, scoring two more goals with an assist, leading the Flyers to a 6-3 victory over the Washington Captials in Game 3 of the... 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 »

Ovechkin's Goal Leads Caps to Game 1 Win

League's top scorer starts Washington's third-period rally

(Newser) - Held without a shot until late in the third period, Alex Ovechkin stole the puck and netted the tiebreaking goal with 4 1/2 minutes remaining, leading the Washington Capitals to a 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference first-round series Friday. Ovechkin also set... 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 »

LaRose's Three Goals Does the Trick for 'Canes

Bruins fall to Devils in shootout, Sid the Kid leads Pens past Flyers

(Newser) - The Carolina Hurricanes moved to within one win of claiming the Southeast Division title after defeating the last-place Tampa Bay Lightning 6-2. Chad LaRose recorded a hat trick for the victors. Net minder Cam Ward had 23 saves in his career-high 19th consecutive start for Carolina. Martin St. Louis had... More »

Huet Pays Dividends Again for Capitals

Briere beats Islanders in shootout, rookies lift Leafs past Canadiens

(Newser) - Trading for Cristobal Huet paid off again for the Washington Capitals tonight, reports the Associated Press. Huet recorded his second shutout for the Caps and 17th of his career by blanking the Florida Panthers, 4-0, making 32 saves. It was Huet's fourth shutout of the season. Viktor Kozlov had a... More »

Senators Can't Stop Bruins

Boston moved into seventh in East as Thomas shutouts Ottawa

(Newser) - The Boston Bruins and the Ottawa Senators are teams going in opposite directions as the NHL playoffs approach, as the Bruins beat the Senators 4-0 this afternoon to move into seventh place in the East, reports the Associated Press. The Senators, meanwhile, have only won once in five games to... More »

Devils Dominate Shootout to Down Flyers

Preds blank Jackets again, 'Canes destroy Thrashers

(Newser) - The Devils stopped the bleeding last night, ending a five-game winless skid with a 5-4 shootout victory over Philadelphia. Despite the Flyers' Mike Knubel leveling the game with less than a minute to play in regulation, they had no answer for New Jersey's three shootout goals, ending Philly's four 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 »

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 »

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 »

Avery, Rangers Top Crosby-less Penguins 5-2

Leafs blow past Islanders, Flyers take down Thrashers

(Newser) - Sean Avery scored twice for the New York Rangers in their 5-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins. The win puts New York back on track after a two-game skid broke their 13-game point streak. Sidney Crosby missed his third straight game with teh Pens to nurse his high ankle sprain,... More »

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