Flyerdelphia Weekly Round-Up: October 24-30


Another week of Flyers hockey is in the books and it was a rough one. Get all caught up with links to everything posted to Flyerdelphia this week.

Here is you Flyerdelphia week in review.

Saturday, October 24

Zach Hopkins went Between the Pipes with stories on the lack of suspension for Zac Rinaldo, the success of the Flyers fourth line and the pricey scratches for the Flyers - Between the Pipes: Decision on Rinaldo, Fourth line flying, pricey scratches

Steve Mason and Henrik Lundqvist dueled it out as the Flyers won a hard-fought battle against the New York Rangers in a shootout. Rob Riches provided coverage – Mason, Lundqvist duel as Flyers beat Rangers in shootout

Rob Riches also had analysis of the game, saying that while the Flyers peppered Lundqvist with chances in a strong offensive game, it was Steve Mason who stole the show – Postgame Perspective: Offense spectacular, but Mason stole the show 

The Lehigh Valley Phantoms picked up their first home win of the season, holding on for a 3-1 win over the Providence Bruins. Kevin Durso provided coverage – Stolarz solid in net as Phantoms down Bruins

Sunday, October 25

This Week in Flyers History, Mike Watson looked back at huge 6-1 win for Tim Kerr and the Flyers over Brett Hull and the St. Louis Blues in 1989 – This Week in Flyers History: Week ending October 25

We picked our latest Player and Play of the Week. See who took home the honors – Player and Play of the Week: October 19-25

The Phantoms struggled to close a three-in-three weekend, falling to the Toronto Marlies. Rob Riches provided coverage – Phantoms fail to solve defensive Marlies, fall 3-1

Monday, October 26 

With Danny Briere’s upcoming retirement ceremony on Tuesday, Denise Mroz looked back at what Briere meant to Philadelphia during his tenure in Orange and Black - A celebration for Danny Briere

Bill Minchin goes Around the NHL looking at the many injuries plaguing teams around the league – Around the NHL: Injuries, injuries, injuries

Tuesday, October 27

Zach Hopkins goes Between the Pipes again to look at Danny Briere, Flyers fan Jackie Lithgow's recovery and Michael RafflBetween the Pipes: Briere's big night, Lithgow inspires, Raffl good to go

Ahead of his retirement ceremony, Rob Riches wonders where Briere ranks among the other Flyers greats – Where does Danny Briere rank among the Flyers all-timers? 

The Flyers fought back for a point in the standings, but fell to the Buffalo Sabres on a breakaway goal by Zemgus Girgensons. Kevin Durso provided coverage – Girgensons nets OT winner as Sabres outlast Flyers

Kevin Durso also provided analysis, reviewing how a couple of old habits sent the Flyers down the losing path – Postgame Perspective: Old habit costs Flyers a point

Wednesday, October 28

After surviving the first two weeks of the season, the Flyers next two weeks are a time to prove the old habits of last season are gone. Kevin Durso breaks down the importance of the next two weeks – Next two weeks for Flyers just as crucial as start

Flyers forward Pierre-Edouard Bellemare had suffered a lower-body injury in Tuesday's game and would be out for at least two weeks – Bellemare out at least 2 weeks

The Lehigh Valley Phantoms turned in a total team effort in claiming a 5-1 win over the St. John's IceCaps. Brent Baldwin had coverage – Total Team Effort Guides Lehigh Valley Past St. John's

Thursday, October 29

In his weekly column, Bill Meltzer looks at Jake Voracek's personal point struggle and how the All-Star winger is trying to not let frustration get to him – Voracek Fighting to Not Let Point Drought Bother Him

Despite scoring the first goal, the Flyers sluggish play gave the Devils an easy win in Philadelphia on Thursday. Zach Hopkins provided coverage – Penalties and sluggish play doom Flyers

Friday, October 30

The Flyers week-long struggles continued as they dropped their third straight game, opening a five-game road trip with a loss in Buffalo. Rob Riches had coverage – Flyers dismally begin road trip, fall 3-1 in Buffalo

Rob Riches also provided analysis, looking at how penalties and undisciplined play are causing problems for the Flyers – Postgame Perspective: Penalties doom Flyers in loss

The Phantoms continued to deal with injuries, losing two more players, including leading scorer Nick Cousins, in a loss to St. John's. Brent Baldwin had coverage – Cousins leaves with injury, Phantoms fall to IceCaps

Be sure to follow along with us again this week for more great Flyers coverage. The Flyers are in action on Monday night against the Vancouver Canucks, Tuesday night against the Edmonton Oilers and Thursday night against the Calgary Flames.

You can follow Flyerdelphia on Twitter @Flyerdelphia, on Facebook here and on our Instagram here. Also be sure to check out Sports Talk Philly on Facebook and Twitter and follow our sister sites,PhilliedelphiaEagledelphia and Sixerdelphia

Go to top button