Pre #7: Sabres at Flyers - Friday, Oct. 1, 2010 - 7:00 PM (ET)
UPDATE: The Flyers' roster is within post #60. Brian Boucher and Sergei Bobrovsky are expected to dress tonight and Boucher likely will start.
This game was removed from the NHL Network. The broadcast will be restricted to Comcast Sports Network, Philadelphia. As always, online streaming will be posted as links become available. UPDATE: Post #75.
The Sabres have 35 players remaining in camp: 19 forwards, 12 defensemen and four goaltenders.
PHILADELPHIA FLYERS (4-1-1) vs. BUFFALO SABRES (3-1-0)
FLYERS-SABRES' SERIES HISTORY: Current and Miscellaneous:
The Flyers' W-L-T-OTL regular season record is 71-55-20-4.
The Flyers' W-L-T-OTL regular season home record is 43-19-12-3.
The Flyers' W-L-T-OTL regular season road record is 28-36-8-1.
The Flyers are 25-18 (17-6 at home, 8-12 away) in 43 PO games.
The Flyers are 5-3 in eight PO series, winning in 1975 (4-2), 1978 (4-1), 1995 (4-1), 1997 (4-1) and 2000 (4-1) and losing in 1998 (4-1), 2001 (4-2) and 2006 (4-2)
November 6, 2009 -- Dan Carcillo scored his first two regular season goals since joining the Flyers and finished +3 in the Flyers' 5-2 win at Buffalo. Blair Betts (0-1-1) and Ian Laperriere (0-2-2), Carcillo's line mates, also finished +3. Chris Pronger, who played a game-high 27:17, had two (1-1-2) points including a goal to make it 2-0 in the opening minute of the second period. Ray Emery made 28 saves. Jeff Carter won 11 of 15 faceoffs. Both Buffalo goals came via the PP. The Sabres entered the game 9-3-1. Highlights -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QasAjsbKHqk
November 14, 2009 -- Ryan Miller made 29 saves and Tyler Ennis, recalled prior to the game, scored his first NHL goal in Buffalo's 3-2 win at Philly. The Sabres scored two PPGs including Thomas Vanek's goal at 3:11 which put Buffalo ahead for the balance of the game. Jeff Carter (1-1-2) scored a SHG in the third period to bring the Flyers to within 3-2.
November 27, 2009 -- Ryan Miller made 31 saves and Tim Connolly (2-2-4) scored two third period goals leading Buffalo to a 4-2 win at Philly on "Black Friday." The Flyers scored twice in the final 34 seconds of the first period to take a 2-1 lead. The game was tied 2-2 after two periods. Ian Laperriere was hit in the face by a slap shot (2:05 mark on this clip -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tsJk0RVvPg8 ), received up to 100 stitches then returned wearing a face shield. Patrick Kaleta, who was later suspended for two games, received a five-minute major penalty and a game misconduct for boarding Jared Ross from behind midway through the first period ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2SeZnX8gpw ). Dan Carcillo fought Craig Rivet twice within nine minutes in the second period with Carcillo given a 10-minute misconduct penalty after the second fight. Rivet was injured late in regulation after being hit by Arron Asham. Paul Gaustad also was injured in the game after trying to hit Scott Hartnell and missed action until December 18. Highlights -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tsJk0RVvPg8
March 5, 2010 -- Tim Connolly's (1-1-2) goal 2:31 into OT gave Buffalo a 3-2 home win. Adam Mair (1-1-2) tied the game with 5:58 remaining. Ryan Miller made 27 saves. Jeff Carter played in his 277th straight game moving him past Bobby Clarke into third place on the team's all-time list. Michael Leighton made 32 saves. There were only three minor penalties called, two to the Flyers in the third period.
man you guys are hardcore,you get the sweet GDT even for a pre-season game. MSG network has been screwing us over for the pre-season, so if any of you guys find a link, feel free to post it on the Sabres board.