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Bad defense, penalties sink Flyers

28 penalty minutes and a bad night by the Chris Pronger/Matt Carle pairing (-3 combined) led to a 6-4 loss in Winnipeg Saturday afternoon.

Flyers look to exact revenge on Jets

The last time the Philadelphia Flyers and Winnipeg Jets faced off, the two teams participated in a back-and-forth display of defensive futility.

Read Steals Show in 2-1 Win over Phoenix

With all eyes on Ilya Bryzgalov, it was Matt Read who stole the spotlight in Thursday night’s thrilling 2-1 win against the Coyotes.

Game Day: Phoenix Coyotes @ Philadelphia Flyers

The Coyotes held on after scoring two quick goals in the first period and seeing two quick ones scored on them to edge the Leafs in a shootout on Tuesday, 3-2.

They have now entered into Bryzpalooza.

With all the focus surrounding the former Coyotes' goaltender that famously left the desert in favour of signing a deal that would bring him 10 million dollars this season, their current man between the pipes continues to pick up wins.  Mike Smith improved his record to 7-0-2 in his last nine starts and now faces the highest-scoring team in the league.

The Flyers are two points behind the Penguins for the lead in that division as well as the entire Ea...

Read Making His Calder Case

TSN's Bob McKenzie predicted that Matt Read was his pick for this year's Calder Memorial Trophy winner. Read is surely making his case thus far.

Flyers Trio Shines in Win Over Canes

It didn’t take Claude Giroux long to torment the Carolina Hurricanes.

Just 1:19 into Monday night’s game in Raleigh, Giroux scored on a breakaway to give the Philadelphia Flyers (10-4-3) a 1-0 lead. The breakaway started with a brilliant pass from Jaromir Jagr during a Hurricanes (6-9-3) line change.

Flyers hold off late Panthers surge

A few days away from the rink were good for the Flyers.

Not having to worry about a controversial 1-3-1 scheme, the Flyers capitalized on a team-bonding trip to Naples, FL and beat the Panthers, 3-2, Sunday afternoon.

Danny Briere got the Flyers scoring going in the 1st, potting his fifth on the season with helpers from Wayne Simmonds and James van Riemsdyk.

Wellwood loaned to Phantoms; Read, Pronger nearing returns

With Eric Wellwood loaned to the Phantoms, returns are imminent for two key Flyers: rookie forward Matt Read and captain defenseman Chris Pronger. Read could be back on Wednesday. Will Pronger be joining him?

Flyers Slam Lowly Sens, 7-2

The Philadelphia Flyers headed to Ottawa looking to snap a seven-game losing streak at Scotiabank Place Tuesday night. A place that had haunted the franchise seemed like a good place for a 'trap game' with the Washington Capitals awaiting on Thursday.

Player Profile: Matt Read

In his short time with the Flyers, Matt Read has already made a positive impact on the team by scoring his first career NHL goal in only his second game. TCL's Matt Brigidi profiles the young forward.