Round 1, Game 6 Preview: Flyers-Canadiens

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Both the Flyers and Canadiens will be without key players in Friday’s Game 6, and it should be an energetic affair that fits the mold of playoff hockey at its finest. Game 6 is set for 7 p.m.

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Niskanen Suspended, Bad Blood Boiling After Game 5

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Jesperi Kotkaniemi took a major boarding penalty. Matt Niskanen has been suspended for Game 6 for a cross-check to the head of Brendan Gallagher. Nick Suzuki fueled the fire by patting Carter Hart on the head after a goal. A collision between Sean Couturier and Artturi Lehkonen started an end-of-game scrum. The bad blood in this series went from 0 to 60 in Game 5.

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Flyers 5: Takeaways from Game 5 of Flyers-Canadiens

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The Montreal Canadiens are not dead yet, and mark my words, you don’t want them to take it to a Game 7. Here are 5 Takeaways from Game 5 of Flyers-Canadiens.

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Round 1, Game 5 Preview: Flyers-Canadiens

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It’s a quick turnaround for the Flyers from their second straight shutout win over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday afternoon. Wednesday night gives the Flyers the chance to finally get back on the right side of a playoff series result and claim their first playoff series win in over eight years. 

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Hart, Committed Defense Have Flyers Closing in on Series Win

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Carter Hart gathers a lot of the headlines as the netminder, but it really is the commitment of the rest of his teammates that has helped the Flyers take a 3-1 series lead on the Montreal Canadiens.

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Round 1, Game 4 Preview: Flyers-Canadiens

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It wasn’t a perfect game from the Flyers in Game 3, but it was a better game than the debacle in Game 2. Now the Flyers have a chance to take a commanding lead in the series against the Montreal Canadiens again, just as it hits a crucial point. Game 4 is set for 3 p.m.

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Round 1, Game 3 Preview: Flyers-Canadiens

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The series now shifts to Game 3 where Montreal will be the home team. Someone in the series will emerge with a 2-1 lead and a chance to take a commanding lead in the series in just a few days. For the Flyers, who certainly felt embarrassed by the result on Friday afternoon, this is a time for redemption, for a bounce-back game that could help them in the series. Game 3 is set for 8 p.m.

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Canadiens Rout Flyers to Even Series

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A pair of goals in the first period – before the Flyers could even get a shot on goal – and two more in the second paced the Canadiens to a 5-0 rout of the Flyers, evening the series at one.

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Round 1, Game 2 Preview: Flyers-Canadiens

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The Flyers didn’t have their best in Game 1, but came away with the 2-1 win in large part due to their goaltender. On Friday afternoon, they have a chance to really establish themselves in the series. Game 2 is set for 3 p.m.

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Canadiens Coach Julien Hospitalized, Will Miss Rest of Series with Flyers

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Montreal Canadiens head coach Claude Julien was hospitalized after experiencing chest pains overnight and will miss the remainder of the series against the Flyers.

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Flyers 5: Takeaways from Game 1 of Flyers-Canadiens

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One thing remained a constant. Carter Hart was excellent again. That is the main reason the Flyers find themselves with a 1-0 series lead following a 2-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens in Game 1. Here are 5 takeaways from the Game 1 win.

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Hart Helps Flyers Claim Game 1 Over Canadiens

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Carter Hart made 27 saves to help the Flyers claim a 2-1 win in Game 1 of their first-round series against the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday night.

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Kovalchuk Scores Twice as Flyers Fall to Canadiens

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Ilya Kovalchuk entered the game with five points in six games with the Canadiens and added two more with a pair of goals as the Flyers were stymied by Carey Price and fell to the Montreal Canadiens, 4-1, on Thursday night at Wells Fargo Center.

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Flyers-Canadiens: Game 48 Preview

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Fresh off a 3-1-0 stretch against four of the top six teams in the league, the Flyers face a team outside the playoff picture in the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night.

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Provorov’s Highlight-Reel Goal Lifts Flyers to OT Win Over Montreal

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Ivan Provorov pulled off a highlight-reel goal, beating Keith Kinkaid 31 seconds into overtime to give the Flyers a 4-3 win over the Canadiens, their fourth straight win to close out the month.

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Flyers-Canadiens: Game 27 Preview

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The Flyers look for a fourth straight win to close out the month of November against the Montreal Canadiens, who enter with a six-game losing streak.

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Flyers-Canadiens Observations: Just Rewards

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Sean Couturier had the heroics, scoring the game-winning goal on a shot that leaked through Price in the Flyers 3-2 win over the Canadiens on Thursday night, a just reward for the team that had dominated for most of regulation. Here are some observations from the Flyers overtime win.

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Couturier Beats Price in OT to Give Flyers Win Over Canadiens

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The Flyers had the only shot in the 55 seconds of overtime. It was a shot by Sean Couturier that leaked through Carey Price and crawled across the goal line to give the Flyers the 3-2 overtime win over the Canadiens on Thursday night at Wells Fargo Center.

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Flyers-Canadiens: Postgame Review

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When it came down to it, the Flyers ran out of gas. Montreal was the hungrier team early, opened up the lead and let their goaltender do the rest. The regulation loss pushed the Flyers further back in the chase for the playoffs, and likely closed the book on an unlikely comeback.

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Price, Canadiens Send Flyers to Brink with Loss

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There would be no magical comeback on this night. The Flyers were never able to solve the Canadiens at even strength and Montreal claimed a 3-1 win over the Flyers on Tuesday night at Wells Fargo Center.

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Around the NHL: Habs Hang ‘C’ on Weber, Hartsy Hangs ‘Em Up

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As teams ready-up their rosters for the regular season, let’s take a final look around the league before the games start to count.

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Flyers-Canadiens: Game 52 Preview

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(Kate Frese/Sports Talk Philly) By Bill Minchin, Sports Talk Philly writer The Philadelphia Flyers (25-20-6) return home Thursday night to host…

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