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MiamiScreamingEagles 02-15-2012 12:03 PM

#57|Feb. 16, 2012|Sabres at Flyers|7:00 p.m. ET
 

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PHILADELPHIA FLYERS (31-18-7, 13-9-5 home) vs. BUFFALO SABRES (24-26-6, 11-15-0 away )


BROADCAST INFO:
GAME PREVIEW, NOTES and NHL STATS:
TEAMS' WEBSITES:
MEDIA LINKS:
MEDIA SOURCE LINK
Comcast Sports Philadelphia http://www.csnphilly.com/pages/flyers
Comcast Sports Philadelphia (Sarah Baicker's Twitter) http://twitter.com/#!/sbaickerCSN
Comcast Sports Philadelphia (John Boruk's Twitter) http://twitter.com/#!/JohnBorukCSN
Comcast Sports Philadelphia (Lisa Hillary's Twitter)http://twitter.com/lhillarycsn
Comcast Sports Philadelphia (Tim Panaccio's Twitter) http://twitter.com/#!/tpanotchCSN
Courier Post http://www.courierpostonline.com/section/sports04
Courier Post (Blog) http://blogs.courierpostonline.com/flyers/
Courier Post (Randy Miller's Twitter) http://twitter.com/RandyJMiller
Delaware County Times http://www.delcotimes.com/sports/
Delaware County Times (Jack McCaffery's Twitter) http://twitter.com/#!/jackmccaffery
Delaware County Times (Rob Parent's Twitter) http://twitter.com/reluctantSE
Delaware County Times (Anthony SanFilippo's Twitter) http://twitter.com/AnthonySan37
Flyers' Official Website (Twitter) http://twitter.com/intent/user?screen_name=NHLFlyers
GCobb.com http://gcobb.com/category/flyers/
Isaac, Dave (Twitter) http://twitter.com/#!/davegisaac
Meltzer, Bill (Twitter) http://twitter.com/#!/billmeltzer
PhillyBurbs.com http://www.phillyburbs.com/sports/flyers/
PhillyBurbs.com (Wayne Fish's Twitter) http://twitter.com/intent/user?screen_name=waynefish1
Philadelphia Daily News (Frank Seravalli's Blog) http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/frequentflyers/
Philadelphia Daily News (Frank Seravalli's Twitter) http://twitter.com/DNFlyers
Philadelphia Daily News and Inquirerhttp://www.philly.com/philly/sports/flyers/
Philadelphia Inquirer (Sam Carchidi's Blog) http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/inqflyersreport/
Philadelphia Inquirer (Sam Carchidi's Twitter) http://twitter.com/broadstbull
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Sports Radio WIP 94 FMhttp://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/cat...sports/flyers/
Therien, Chris (Twitter)http://twitter.com/intent/user?screen_name=ctherien6
Buffalo News http://www.buffalonews.com/sports/sabres-nhl/
Buffalo News (blog) http://blogs.buffalonews.com/sabres/
Buffalo News (Bucky Gleason's Twitter)https://twitter.com/#!/TheBuffaloNews/bucky-gleason
Buffalo News (John Vogl's Twitter) http://twitter.com/#!/buffnewsvogl
Niagara Gazette http://tonawanda-news.com/sabres
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WGR Radio 550 AM http://wgr550.com/Sabres/8767954

http://www.icethetics.info/storage/j...0/nhl/phih.png

FLYERS' ROSTER:
Forwards:
NO.PLAYERPOS.HEIGHTWEIGHTDOBPLACE OF BIRTH
11 Blair Betts C 6' 3" 210 February 16, 1980 Edmonton, AB, CAN
48 Danny BriereC 5' 10" 179 October 6, 1977 Gatineau, QC, CAN
14 Sean CouturierC6' 3'' 197 December 7, 1992 Phoenix, AZ, USA
28 Claude GirouxC 5' 11" 172 January 12, 1988 Hearst, ON, CAN
19 Scott HartnellLW 6' 2" 210 April 18, 1982 Regina, SK, CAN
68 Jaromir JagrRW 6' 3" 240 February 15, 1972 Kladno, CZE
14 Ian Laperriere RW 6' 1" 200 January 19, 1974 Montreal, QC, CAN
24 Matt ReadC 5' 10" 185 June 14, 1986 Ilderton, ON, CAN
36 Zac RinaldoLW 5' 11'' 180 June 15, 1990 Hamilton, ON, CAN
10 Brayden SchennC 6' 1" 190 August 22, 1991 Saskatoon, SK, CAN
32 Tom Sestito LW 6' 5" 228 September 28, 1987 Rome, NY, USA
45 Jody Shelley LW 6' 3" 230 February 7, 1976 Thompson, MB, CAN
17 Wayne SimmondsRW 6' 2" 183 August 26, 1988 Scarborough, ON, CAN
27 Maxime Talbot RW 5' 11" 190 February 11, 1984 Lemoyne, QC, CAN
21 James van RiemsdykLW 6' 3" 200 May 4, 1989 Middletown, NJ, USA
93 Jakub VoracekRW 6' 2" 214 August 15, 1989 Kladno, CZE
47 Eric Wellwood LW 5' 11" 179 March 6, 1990 Windsor, ON, CAN

Defensemen:
NO.PLAYERSHOOTSHEIGHTWEIGHTDOBPLACE OF BIRTH
43Marc-Andre Bourdon Left6' 0"206September 17, 1989St-Hyacinthe, QC, CAN
25 Matt CarleLeft6' 0" 205 September 25, 1984 Anchorage, AK, USA
5 Braydon CoburnLeft 6' 5" 220 February 27, 1985 Shaunavon, SK, CAN
-- Nicklas GrossmanLeft 6' 4" 230 January 22, 1985 Stockholm, SWE
26 Erik Gustafsson Left 5' 10" 180 December 15, 1988 Kvissleby, SWE
6 Andreas LiljaLeft 6' 3" 220 July 13, 1975 Helsingborg, SWE
41 Andrej MeszarosLeft 6' 2" 223 October 13, 1985 Považská Bystrica, SVK
20 Chris ProngerLeft 6' 6" 220 October 10, 1974 Dryden, ON, CAN
44 Kimmo TimonenLeft 5' 10" 194 March 18, 1975 Kuopio, FIN

Goaltenders:
NO.PLAYERCATCHESHEIGHTWEIGHTDOBPLACE OF BIRTH
35 Sergei BobrovskyLeft 6' 2" 190 September 20, 1988 Novokuznetsk, RUS
30 Ilya BryzgalovLeft 6' 3" 213 June 22, 1980 Togliatti, RUS

FLYERS' POSSIBLE LINEUP:
Forwards:
Left WingCenterRight Wing
Scott HartnellClaude GirouxMaxime Talbot
Brayden Schenn Danny Briere Wayne Simmonds
Eric Wellwood Matt Read Jakub Voracek
Tom Sestito Sean Couturier Jody Shelley

Defensemen:
Pairing Pairing
Kimmo Timonen Braydon Coburn
Matt Carle Marc-Andre Bourdon
Erik Gustafsson Andrej Meszaros/Andreas Lilja

Goaltenders: (Ilya Bryzgalov is the expected starter)
Goalie Goalie
Ilya Bryzgalov Sergei Bobrovsky

FLYERS' INJURIES, SCRATCHES, MISC.:
PlayerReason Status
Blair Betts left kneeLTIR; likely out for the season
Marc-Andre Bourdon maintenance day at practice will play
Ilya Bryzgalov recovered from flu expected to start tonight
Nicklas Grossman healthy not with team; acquired Feb. 16
Jaromir Jagr flu will not play
Ian Laperrierepost-concussion syndrome LTIR; out for the season
Andreas Lilja healthycould replace Meszaros if needed
Andrej Meszaros upper body qusetionable, would be replaced by Lilja
Chris Pronger severe post-concussion syndrome LTIR; out for the season
Zac Rinaldo suspended two games will not play tonight or Saturday
Jody Shelley healthy could be in the lineup
James van Riemsdyk concussion IR; out indefinitely
Jakub Voracek upper body game-time decision
Eric Wellwood healthy recalled Feb 16, could play

FLYERS' STATS: http://www.icethetics.info/storage/j...00/nhl/buf.png

SABRES' POSSIBLE LINEUP:
Forwards:
Left WingCenter Right Wing
Ville Leino Derek Roy Jason Pominville
Drew Stafford Paul Gaustad Patrick Kaleta
Nathan Gerbe Tyler Ennis Thomas Vanek
Zack Kassian Matt Ellis Brad Boyes

Defensemen:
PairingPairing
Christian Ehrhoff Tyler Myers
Robyn Regehr Jordan Leopold
Andrej Sekera Mike Weber

Goalies: (Jhonas Enroth is the expected starter)
Goalie Goalie
Ryan MillerJhonas Enroth

SABRES' INJURIES, SCRATCHES, MISC.
PlayerReason Status
Marc-Andre Gragnani healthy could be scratched
Jochen Hecht concussion injured reserve
Cody McCormick upper body not likely to play

SABRES' ROSTER:
Forwards:
NO. PLAYER HEIGHTWEIGHTDOB PLACE OF BIRTH
22 Brad Boyes 6' 0" 204 Apr 17, 1982 Mississauga, ON, CAN
37 Matt Ellis 6' 0" 212 Aug 31, 1981 Welland, ON, CAN
63 Tyler Ennis 5' 9" 157 Oct 6, 1989 Edmonton, AB, CAN
28 Paul Gaustad "A" 6' 5" 212 Feb 3, 1982 Fargo, ND, USA
42 Nathan Gerbe 5' 5" 178 Jul 24, 1987 Oxford, MI, USA
55 Jochen Hecht 6' 1" 198 Jun 21, 1977 Mannheim, DEU
36 Patrick Kaleta 6' 1" 206 Jun 8, 1986 Buffalo, NY, USA
54 Zack Kassian 6' 3" 214 Jan 24, 1991 Windsor, ON, CAN
23 Ville Leino 6' 1" 190 Oct 6, 1983 Savonlinna, FIN
8 Cody McCormick 6' 3" 221 Apr 18, 1983 London, ON, CAN
29 Jason Pominville "C" 6' 0" 185 Nov 30, 1982 Repentigny, QC, CAN
9 Derek Roy "A" 5' 9" 184 May 4, 1983 Ottawa, ON, CAN
21 Drew Stafford "A" 6' 2" 214 Oct 30, 1985 Milwaukee, WI, USA
26 Thomas Vanek "A" 6' 2" 205 Jan 19, 1984 Vienna, AUT

Defensemen:
NO. PLAYER HEIGHTWEIGHTDOB PLACE OF BIRTH
10 Christian Ehrhoff 6' 2" 203 Jul 6, 1982 Moers, DEU
17 Marc-Andre Gragnani 6' 2" 201 Mar 11, 1987 Montreal, QC, CAN
3 Jordan Leopold 6' 1" 206 Aug 3, 1980 Golden Valley, MN, USA
57 Tyler Myers 6' 8" 227 Feb 1, 1990 Houston, TX, USA
24 Robyn Regehr 6' 3" 225 Apr 19, 1980 Recife, BRA
44 Andrej Sekera 6' 0" 201 Jun 8, 1986 Bojnice, SVK
6 Mike Weber 6' 2" 211 Dec 16, 1987 Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Goalies:
NO. PLAYER HEIGHTWEIGHTDOB PLACE OF BIRTH
1 Jhonas Enroth 5' 10" 166 Jun 25, 1988 Stockholm, SWE
30 Ryan Miller 6' 2" 175 Jul 17, 1980 East Lansing, MI, USA

SABRES' STATS: FLYERS-SABRES' SERIES HISTORY:
Current and Miscellaneous:
  • The Flyers' W-L-OTL record is 3-0-0 this season.
  • The Flyers' W-L-T-OTL regular season record is 76-56-20-5 including 10-3-0-2 in the last 15 games.
  • The Flyers' W-L-T-OTL regular season home record is 45-20-12-3.
  • The Flyers' W-L-T-OTL regular season road record is 31-36-8-2 including 7-0-0-2 in the last nine.
  • The Flyers are 6-3 in nine PO series and are 29-21 (19-8 at home, 10-13 away) in 50 games.
  • The Flyers won in 1975 (4-2), 1978 (4-1), 1995 (4-1), 1997 (4-1), 2000 (4-1) and 2011 (4-3) and lost in 1998 (4-1), 2001 (4-2) and 2006 (4-2).

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May 14, 1995 -- In Game 5 at Philly, Eric Lindros (1-2-3) had points on the first three goals leading the Flyers to a series-clinching 6-4 home win. Rod Brind'Amour's PPG started the scoring 4:30 into the game. Kevin Haller made it 2-0 on a crafty pass by Lindros. The Flyers scored twice in the last 2:15 of the opening period, goals by Lindros and Patrick Juhlin within 19 seconds, to expand the lead to 4-0 aided by a dominating 19-5 shots advantage. In the second period, John LeClair made it 5-0 before consecutive goals by Wayne Presley (2-1-3), including a SHG with nine seconds left, made it 5-2. Alexander Mogilny made it 5-3 with seven minutes left in regulation. Ron Hextall had 28 saves and assisted on Kevin Dineen's goal which made it 6-3 with 4:20 remaining. Buffalo held a 23-11 shots advantage covering the last two periods. Afterwards, Sabres' coach John Muckler said of Lindros "He is awesome. He is the best player in the world." SERIES RECAP: Rod Brind'Amour (3-5-8) and Eric Lindros (1-4-5, in just 2 games) led the Flyers' offense and Alex Mogilny (3-2-5) and Wayne Presley (3-1-4) led Buffalo. Ron Hextall had a save percentage of .918 while Dominik Hasek was .883.
2010-11 Regular Season and Playoffs:
  • October 26, 2010 -- Sergei Bobrovsky made 32 saves and the struggling Flyers' powerplay netted a goal in each period leading the Flyers to a 6-3 home win. The Flyers' PP, which entered this game 3-for-35, went 3-for-5. Jeff Carter (1-2-3), Claude Giroux (1-1-2) and Danny Briere (1-1-2) led the offense. Nikolay Zherdev, Darroll Powe and Giroux scored second period goals to give Philly a 4-1 lead. The Flyers responded to a poor performance the prior night in Columbus and outhit the Sabres 24-12. Buffalo led 1-0 and 21 seconds later Sean O'Donnell and Cody McCormick fought ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hfb6BV898Vg ) in what Peter Laviolette later called the game's momentum-changer. Prior to the game, the Flyers presented the family of Barry Ashbee with his retired jersey banner that was raised in the Spectrum. Highlights -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2A3e1rLIWlw
  • January 11, 2011 -- Sergei Bobrovsky made 38 saves, including 26-for-26 over the last two periods, and the Flyers scored three times in the last period to rally from an early 2-0 deficit to win 5-2 in Buffalo. Danny Briere (1-3-4), perhaps unexpectedly not chosen earlier in the day for the NHL's All-Star Game, and Scott Hartnell (2-1-3) led the offense. The line of Briere, Hartnell and Ville Leino (4-4-8) had eight points. The Sabres led 2-0 less than 10 minutes into the game but the Flyers rally began with Hartnell's PPG in the first period and Briere's second period goal made it 2-2. Leino, Mike Richards and Hartnell added third period goals. Video of disallowed goal ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hUGc5gn4wHs ). Highlights -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hm56XWWyuOY

  • March 5, 2011 -- Ryan Miller made 33 saves and Jason Pominville (1-1-2) snapped a third period tie in Buffalo's 5-3 win at Philly. Six Sabres had two points apiece. The Flyers led 2-0 after the first period and killed a 5-on-3 that lasted 1:10. The Sabres took a 3-2 lead in the second period before Kimmo Timonen's 100th career goal, a SHG, tied the score. Sergei Bobrovsky made 30 saves.
  • April 8, 2011 -- Thomas Vanek's (1-2-3) goal 1:16 into OT gave Buffalo a 4-3 home win. Nathan Gerbe (2-0-2) tied the game 3-3 in the middle of the third period and less than a minute after the Sabres killed the Flyers' first PP attempt. Ryan Miller (8 saves, 8 shots) replaced Jhonas Enroth (16 saves, 19 shots) after the second period. Danny Briere (1-1-2) and Scott Hartnell (1-1-2) led the Flyers. The Flyers (0-3-2) lost for the fifth straight time. The Sabres clinched a PO spot with the first point earned.
  • April 14, 2011 -- In Game 1 of the ECQF, Ryan Miller stopped 35 shots and Patrick Kaleta scored early in the third period of Buffalo's 1-0 win in Philly. Sergei Bobrovsky made 24 saves. James van Riemsdyk was selected the game's top star. The Flyers failed on a 2-man advantage that lasted 38 seconds in the second period. Highlights -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkiM6qq05EU
  • April 16, 2011 -- In Game 2 of the ECQF, James van Riemsdyk earned top star honors, for the second straight game, and Ville Leino's PPG snapped a 3-3 tie in Philly's 5-4 home win. Brian Boucher (20 saves, 21 shots) replaced Sergei Bobrovsky (4 saves, 7 shots) with the Sabres leading 3-2 in the first period. Buffalo's PP was 2-for-8, with Thomas Vanek (2-0-2) scoring both goals in the first ten minutes of the opening period, while the Flyers went 1-for-10 in a game that had 22 minors and one fight (Scott Hartnell vs. Paul Gaustad two seconds after the Sabres tied the score 1-1). Danny Briere made it 5-3 less than two minutes after Leino's tie-breaker. Ryan Miller made 29 saves. Highlights -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BkmBdN0eawE

  • April 18, 2011 -- In Game 3 of the ECQF, Brian Boucher made 35 saves and Jeff Carter, Danny Briere and Nikolay Zherdev scored off Ryan Miller (22 saves) in the Flyers' 4-2 win at Buffalo. Zherdev's goal, off a perfect feed from Mike Richards, made it 3-1 and he earned top star honors. Kimmo Timonen added an ENG. The Sabres held a 37-26 shots advantage including 16-6 in the first period. Scott Hartnell was called for two simultaneous minors in the first period but the Sabres did not score. Buffalo held a two-man advantage for 1:15 in the third period but couldn't beat Boucher. Sergei Bobrovsky, who started Game 1, was a healthy scratch. Highlights -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yMv1r8ec8bk .

  • April 20, 2011 -- In Game 4 of the ECQF, Jason Pominville scored 9:38 into the game and Ryan Miller, who teammate Chris Butler later said "was absolutely phenomenal," made 32 saves in Buffalo's 1-0 home win. Miller said of recent critics "I'm happy that I helped the team get a win. I'm not going to pay too much attention to anybody who's talking about my game right now. I really don't care." Miller was the game's top star while Brian Boucher, who made 28 saves, was selected the number two star. Mike Richards received a 5-minute elbowing major for elbowing Patrick Kaleta with three seconds left in the second period. Jeff Carter suffered a knee injury and missed the rest of the series. Highlights -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BT6ductZMR8
  • April 22, 2011 -- In Game 5 of the ECQF, Tyler Ennis scored 5:31 into OT to give Buffalo a 4-3 win at Philly. Ennis also gave the Sabres a 1-0 lead and earned the game's top star. The Sabres led 2-0 3:51 into the game and 3-0 after one period but Danny Briere's goal tied the score in the third period. Brian Boucher (8 saves, 11 shots), who surrendered two soft goals in a span of 87 seconds, was replaced by Michael Leighton (20 saves, 21 shots) who started just one regular season game. Highlights -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j6xVa-MWTf0 .
  • April 24, 2011 -- In Game 6 of the ECQF, Ville Leino's goal 4:43 into OT gave the Flyers a come-from-behind 5-4 win in Buffalo. The Sabres led 2-0 8:41 into the game and 3-1 after the first period. Danny Briere (2-0-2), who was chosen the game's #2 star, later said "I've been through some pretty wild and crazy games through my career... my heart definitely skipped a few beats today," tied the game 3-3 in the second period. Nathan Gerbe's go-ahead goal gave the Sabres a 4-3 lead which they held through two periods. Scott Hartnell tied the game 4-4 midway in the third period, four seconds after the Sabres killed a penalty. The Flyers held a 49-33 shots advantage, including ten by JVR, and dominated 18-7 in the third period and OT. Michael Leighton (5 saves, 8 shots) became the third Flyers' starter pulled from a game in this series and Brian Boucher (24 saves, 25 shots) was terrific in relief. Ryan Miller made 45 saves in the loss. Thomas Vanek (2-0-2) and Tyler Myers (0-3-3) led the Sabres. Chris Pronger saw limited PT as he returned to the Flyers' lineup after missing 21 games with a hand injury. Highlights -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-xDKW_Kw974

  • April 26, 2011 -- In Game 7 of the ECQF, Brian Boucher made 26 saves and two PPGs in the second period helped the Flyers to a series-clinching 5-2 win. The Flyers dominated the opening period with a 16-2 shot advantage and Braydon Coburn's goal, off a misdirection by Mike Grier, with 19 seconds left snapped the scoreless tie. Danny Briere (1-1-2), the game's #1 star aided by two key faceoff wins which led to the first two goals, and James van Riemsdyk scored PPGs which gave Philly a 3-0 lead in the middle period. Dan Carcillo made it 5-1 midway in the third but was ejected 1:42 later. Ryan Miller (24 saves, 28 shots) was replaced by Jhonas Enroth (7 saves, 8 shots). Derek Roy returned to Buffalo's lineup for his first game since December 23. Highlights -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jU00R9AuBqE SERIES RECAP: Claude Giroux (1-8-9) and Danny Briere (6-1-7) led the offense and James van Riemsdyk (4-0-4) added four goals. Kimmo Timonen was a series best +9. Brian Boucher, who said "It was a crazy series," had a 2.10 GAA and a save percentage of .934 in six games. The Sabres were led by Marc-Andre Gragnani (1-6-7), Tyler Myers (1-5-6) and Thomas Vanek (5-0-5) but Vanek had a series-worst -7. Ryan Miller had a 2.93 GAA and a save percentage of .917. The Flyers' PP was 5-for-35 (14.3) including 2-for-26 through the first five games. Buffalo's PP was 7-for-31 (22.6). The Flyers became the first team to win a PO series by starting three different goaltenders since Detroit beat Toronto in 1988. This was the first series in Flyers' history in which three goalies started, the first time any NHL did so since Vancouver vs. Calgary in 2004. This was the first time in nine Flyers-Sabres' PO series that the Game One winner lost the series. Philly won a PO series after trailing 3-2 for the third time in team history.



2011-12 Regular Season:
  • November 2, 2011 -- The Flyers scored three early goals and held on for a 3-2 win at Buffalo. Ilya Bryzgalov made 29 saves including two keys stops in the game's final 16 seconds off Thomas Vanek. Goals by Sean Couturier and James van Riemsdyk gave Philly a 2-0 lead at the 1:56 mark. Scott Hartnell added his 10th point (5-5-10) in his last five games when he made it 3-0 at 6:23. The 3-0 start was the 16th quickest in team history. Ryan Miller (8 saves, 11 shots) was replaced by Jhonas Enroth (15 saves, 15 shots) after the third goal. Buffalo's PP was 0-for-5. Patrick Kaleta was suspended four games for head-butting Jakub Voracek ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MksKhL_hvIk ). Brayden Coburn and Mike Weber fought ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CmJBXpVt-Tw ). Highlights -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SwmtyQ-Vbd0
  • December 7, 2011 -- Claude Giroux's (1-3-4) breakway goal 2:37 into OT gave Philly a 5-4 win at Buffalo ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6WZThhGpASI ). For the first time in team annals, Philly successfully rallied from consecutive 3-goal deficits and it was the third time the Flyers overcame two 3-goal deficits in the same season (also 1979-80 and 1991-92). Buffalo led 3-0 at the 19:37 mark but Max Talbot scored with 1.5 seconds remaining in the first period. Zac Rinaldo and Corey Tropp fought on the ensuing faceoff ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=40gHYBf_xWA 0 ). Matt Read, Scott Hartnell and Jaromir Jagr scored in the second period. Drew Stafford tied the game with 1:35 left in regulation. Highlights -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFpwjCVuJpI
  • February 16, 2012 -- The Flyers rallied from a 2-goal deficit to blast Buffalo 7-2 in Philadelphia. The Sabres led 2-0 9:30 into the first period but the Flyers scored four times in the second period and three more in the third period. Claude Giroux (0-5-5), one assist shy of tying the team-record, Scott Hartnell (1-3-4), Wayne Simmons (2-0-2) , who was injured during warmups and picked up 25 stitches in and around his mouth, and Max Talbot (2-0-2) led the offense. Simmons scored two PPGs in a span of 3:17 that put Philly on top 3-2 by the 6:49 mark of the second period. Ilya Bryzgalov made 27 saves. Jhonas Enroth (15 saves, 18 shots) was replaced by Ryan Miller (13 saves, 17 shots). The Flyers, already absent Chris Pronger, Jaromir Jagr, Andres Meszaros and James van Riemsdyk among others, lost the services of Danny Briere and Tom Sestito. Sestito fought Zack Kassian ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NfuU_bay0kE ). Highlights -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2rqVgG6LBg
  • April 5, 2012 -- at Philadelphia 7:00 p.m. ET

FLYERS' SCHEDULE AND RESULTS: ( http://flyers.nhl.com/club/schedule....012&gameType=2 )
DATEGAME TIME (ET)TELEVISION
Sat Feb 18, 2012Pittsburgh at Philadelphia1:00 PMNHLN-US (HD), ROOT (HD), CSN-PH
Tue Feb 21, 2012 Philadelphia at Winnipeg 7:00 PM CSN-PH, TSN-JETS
Thu Feb 23, 2012 Philadelphia at Edmonton 9:30 PM CSN-PH, SNET-W
Sat Feb 25, 2012 Philadelphia at Calgary 10:00 PM CBC, CSN-PH
Tue Feb 28, 2012 Philadelphia at San Jose 10:30 PM TCN-PH, CSN-CA (HD)
Thu Mar 1, 2012 NY Islanders at Philadelphia7:00 PM MSG PLUS 2, CSN-PH
Sun Mar 4, 2012 Philadelphia at Washington 7:00 PM NBCSN (HD), NBC (HD)
Tue Mar 6, 2012 Detroit at Philadelphia 7:00 PMFS-D, CSN-PH
Thu Mar 8, 2012 Florida at Philadelphia 7:00 PM FS-F, CSN-PH
Sat Mar 10, 2012 Philadelphia at Toronto 7:00 PM CBC, NHLN-US (HD), CSN-PH
Sun Mar 11, 2012 Philadelphia at New Jersey 7:00 PM CSN-PH, MSG PLUS
Tue Mar 13, 2012 New Jersey at Philadelphia 7:00 PMMSG PLUS 2, TCN-PH
Thu Mar 15, 2012 Philadelphia at NY Islanders 7:00 PM CSN-PH, MSG PLUS
Sat Mar 17, 2012 Philadelphia at Boston1:00 PM NHLN-US (HD), CSN-PH, NESN (HD)
Sun Mar 18, 2012 Pittsburgh at Philadelphia 3:00 PM NBC (HD), NHLN-CA, RDSI (HD)
Tue Mar 20, 2012 Florida at Philadelphia7:00 PM FS-F, CSN-PH

GDT MUSIC -- "Night of the Long Knives" by AC/DC

Beef Invictus 02-15-2012 12:05 PM

Let's do winning things!

At least we know Leino won't be scoring on us. And great GDT!

BringBackStevens 02-15-2012 12:13 PM

Nothing like playing the awful Sabres to get your confidence back

RevUpThoseGolfCarts 02-15-2012 12:14 PM

No way we should lose here. I expect a great game from Bryz.

mirimon 02-15-2012 12:25 PM

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Originally Posted by Beef Invictus (Post 44184983)
Let's do winning things!

At least we know Leino won't be scoring on us. And great GDT!

Watch him get a hat trick now...

No, we will win this one 5-2.

Flyerfan4life 02-15-2012 12:40 PM

YAH !!! Flyers hockey..

ps plz dont lose..

the points they be slipping away..

Go For It 02-15-2012 12:49 PM

Would rather just dress 7 D-men than dressing Shelley.

Flyerfan4life 02-15-2012 02:05 PM

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Originally Posted by Go For It (Post 44187419)
Would rather just dress 7 D-men than dressing Shelley.

i dont want Lilja in the lineup at any cost..

even if that means Shelley has to be instead..

flyersfan420 02-15-2012 02:28 PM

win team!!! lets get something going... we need some pts with the pens and NJ chasing us... the rangers are a lost cause at this point

FlyersFan61290 02-15-2012 02:32 PM

great work MSE!

i expect a win. need to start piling up some points

RJ8812 02-15-2012 02:38 PM

A win would be great

Flyerfan4life 02-15-2012 02:44 PM

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Originally Posted by flyersfan420 (Post 44192787)
win team!!! lets get something going... we need some pts with the pens and NJ chasing us... the rangers are a lost cause at this point

agreed..

unless something stupid happens i could see the NYR going all the way..

they are truely playing some amazing hockey this season.:cry:

orangecrush8 02-15-2012 03:04 PM

Holy....

Me and my dad make trips to Philly every once in a while and we have scheduled a visit for tomorrow's game, the Saturday game and the carnival.

Of course I didnt even think to check my passport until this morning, only to discover that it expired 2 weeks ago. Thankfully, I got everything sorted out (not without my wallet taking a hit) and got an express service on my passport so I could get a new one by the end of today.

Just picked it up, and I'm officially pumped.

Hitting the road bright and early at 6am tomorrow

Please win!!

SolidSnakeUS 02-15-2012 03:15 PM

Would love a win... but I don't know.

iamcanadian23 02-15-2012 03:16 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by orangecrush8 (Post 44194793)
Holy....

Me and my dad make trips to Philly every once in a while and we have scheduled a visit for tomorrow's game, the Saturday game and the carnival.

Of course I didnt even think to check my passport until this morning, only to discover that it expired 2 weeks ago. Thankfully, I got everything sorted out (not without my wallet taking a hit) and got an express service on my passport so I could get a new one by the end of today.

Just picked it up, and I'm officially pumped.

Hitting the road bright and early at 6am tomorrow

Please win!!

Enjoy! As a fellow Canadian/Ontarian fan, I am jealous! Only been down once and want to go back!

King Forsberg 02-15-2012 03:20 PM

Quote:

It marked the ninth time in nine PO meetings that the team which was victorious in the first game went on to win the series
MSE, that quote is in the series recap for the 2011 Flyers Sabres playoff series. That can't be right can it since the Flyers lost game one but won the series? Correct me of I'm wrong please.

MiamiScreamingEagles 02-15-2012 03:46 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Timonen (Post 44195653)
MSE, that quote is in the series recap for the 2011 Flyers Sabres playoff series. That can't be right can it since the Flyers lost game one but won the series? Correct me of I'm wrong please.

Error: MSE. I changed the line. It should be first time that the Game One winner lost the series.

Beef Invictus 02-15-2012 03:51 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by MiamiScreamingEagles (Post 44197059)
Error: MSE. I deleted the line.

Isn't this how it started with HAL 9000? Will I be asking you to open the pod bay doors shortly? :sarcasm:

Vikke 02-15-2012 03:57 PM

Please win.

MiamiScreamingEagles 02-15-2012 03:58 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Beef Invictus (Post 44197321)
Isn't this how it started with HAL 9000? Will I be asking you to open the pod bay doors shortly? :sarcasm:

It was an intentional off-side on my part. Intentional to see if anyone reads the info.

Flyerfan4life 02-15-2012 04:01 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Beef Invictus (Post 44197321)
Isn't this how it started with HAL 9000? Will I be asking you to open the pod bay doors shortly? :sarcasm:

LOL, and so it begins..

how long before HFboard members are expeled into the cold of space out the baydoors

:help:

Beef Invictus 02-15-2012 04:08 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by MiamiScreamingEagles (Post 44197709)
It was an intentional off-side on my part. Intentional to see if anyone reads the info.

Hmm.

Well, if you send one of us outside to investigate the quote feature next time it "breaks," I'm going to insist that Hollywood goes first.

dats81 02-15-2012 04:24 PM

Time to bounce back! If we lose this one the next games will be ugly.

Hockeypete49 02-15-2012 05:11 PM

Just win!

GO FLYERS!

Thanks MSE

kimmofan44 02-16-2012 05:33 AM

moke richards is going to be the next partcipant of nhl and nbcsports networks nhl 36 to be aired next weds at 6:30


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