Flyers 5: Takeaways from Thursday’s Flyers-Penguins Game

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The Flyers gave up three goals in the first four minutes of the game. Alain Vigneault used his timeout. The Flyers didn’t come back in waves, but trimmed away the lead and completed the rally with just over two minutes left in regulation, resulting in arguably their most impressive win of the season.

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Giroux Nets Late Winner as Flyers Rally to Defeat Penguins

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A deflection goal by Scott Laughton tied the game with 6:23 remaining, then Claude Giroux’s second goal of the game with 2:08 to play proved to be the difference in the Flyers 4-3 comeback win over the Penguins on Thursday night.

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Kapanen, Penguins Down Flyers with Strong 2nd Period

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The Penguins took control in the second period and erased a Flyers third-period goal in short order on their way to a 5-2 result over the Flyers on Tuesday night.

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Flyers 5: Takeaways from Thursday’s Flyers-Devils Game

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If not for their goaltender, it could have been a different game entering the third. Instead, the Flyers had an opportunity in front of them: win a period, win a game. They won the third period with continued timely saves and timely goals to go with it. Here are five takeaways from Thursday’s win over the Devils.

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Bruins Hand Flyers Another Ugly Loss

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Saturday’s game in Boston further exposed the Flyers flaws. The Bruins struck for the first goal of the game in the first and out-shot the Flyers, 10-4, in the opening period. A late second-period goal put the Bruins up by two, then everything unraveled again, as the Flyers were routed for the second time this week, losing 6-1.

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Flyers 5: Takeaways from Thursday’s Flyers-Bruins Game

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The Flyers managed to get a point in Thursday’s game with a late power-play goal that tied things up and forced overtime and the eventual shootout, but it is a relatively lucky point for the Flyers to earn, given how the game played out. It could have easily been two points…and it could have easily been no points. Five takeaways from Thursday’s shootout loss to the Bruins.

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Flyers Lose Lead, Fall to Bruins in Shootout

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The Flyers took a 2-0 lead to the third and gave it all back in a span of 2:06. Two Bruins goals tied the game early in the third, starting a frantic back-and-forth scoring barrage. Ultimately, the game was capped off with a shootout, and the Flyers couldn’t find a way to score while the Bruins got the only goal necessary, winning the game, 5-4.

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Flyers Update Injuries to Myers, Frost

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The Flyers lost both defenseman Phil Myers and forward Morgan Frost during Tuesday’s game against the Buffalo Sabres, and were able to provide an update on both players on Thursday morning. Myers is considered week-to-week with a fractured rib. Frost suffered a dislocated shoulder and is out indefinitely.

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Flyers-Penguins: Game 2 Preview

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After defeating the Penguins on Wednesday, they return to the ice at Wells Fargo Center on Friday night for the second meeting of the season. With Wednesday’s result still fresh in their minds, expect a more determined effort from the Penguins, as the Flyers look to get off to a 2-0 start. The opening face-off is at 7 p.m.

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Flyers Training Camp Day 7 Update: Team White Takes Scrimmage

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The final tuneup for the Flyers before the official start of the regular season came on Sunday night when two rosters skated in a 60-minute scrimmage followed by a shootout at Wells Fargo Center.

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Flyers Notes: Sam Morin to LW, Goalie Prospect Out for Season

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For the second straight week, Flyers GM Chuck Fletcher addressed the media. There were some typical announcements, one on an injury update for a goalie prospect and the news that the training camp roster would be released on Saturday. But there was also a very unexpected nugget that Fletcher revealed: Sam Morin is switching to left wing.

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Flyers Offseason May Nearly Be Finalized Already

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Re-signing Phil Myers could very well be the last order of business for the Flyers this offseason, outside of waiting for when the 2020-21 season will begin. The Flyers are limited on cap space and have some players waiting in the wings for a chance to earn a regular spot in the NHL.

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Flyers Notes: Fletcher Discusses Niskanen Retirement, Offseason Plans

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On Monday, reports circulated that Flyers defenseman Matt Niskanen was announcing his retirement. The defenseman confirmed in a statement through Flyers PR and GM Chuck Fletcher offered his thoughts on a conference call.

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Win is Great for Flyers, But It was Just Nice to Play

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Beyond the Flyers 3-2 victory in the exhibition game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday afternoon, it was just nice to have hockey back. For the players, it was just nice to get into a competitive game.

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Welcome to the Bubble: Flyers Arrive in Toronto and Hold First Practice

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The Flyers arrived in Toronto on Sunday afternoon and had their first practice in the bubble on Monday. Leading up to their exhibition game with Pittsburgh on Tuesday, the team focuses on adjusting to bubble life.

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Flyers Day 5 Phase 3 Update: Protecting the Net

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For the entire season, Ivan Provorov and Matt Niskanen have been united together. Assistant coach Mike Yeo, who runs the defense, said that they have been the quickest to get up to speed.

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Couturier, Farabee Discuss Importance of Finding Rhythm, Chemistry Early

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Among the players that are participating at Voorhees are Sean Couturier, Joel Farabee, Ivan Provorov, Mark Friedman and Sam Morin. For these players in particular, there is certainly an adjustment to trying to prepare for a stretch run and playoffs, especially with a lot of unknowns still out there.

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