Brian Boucher is a great story.
The Philadelphia Flyers won 922 regular-season and playoff games between Nov. 5, 1988 and Saturday.
Cliff Lee, Michael Vick and the NHL-leading Flyers make it tough for Philadelphia fans to be anything but optimistic these days.
When Michael Leighton takes the ice at Boardwalk Hall on Sunday for the Adirondack Phantoms, it will be the goalie's first real game action since allowing Patrick Kane's soft goal that clinched the Stanley Cup this spring for the Chicago Blackhawks against the Flyers.
Depth has been cited frequently as the biggest reason for the Flyers' success.
If Scott Hartnell or Jeff Carter had been set up in front of the Calgary Flames' goal Friday in overtime, the Philadelphia Flyers probably would have won.
Three goalies are hanging around the locker room at Flyers SkateZone in Voorhees these days.
A friend of mine recently suggested that the worst thing that ever happened to James van Riemsdyk was being compared to John LeClair.
Flyers fans couldn't be blamed for taking a cautious approach with their optimism this season.
One of the few flaws in Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren's rebuilding process a few years ago was that he got too close to the salary cap with contracts such as the eight-year pact given to Danny Briere.
The Philadelphia Flyers have a glaring hole in their roster, but it's not necessarily at goaltender.
Yesterday, we looked at the three Philadelphia Flyers defensemen who appear to have to earn their spots on the team in the preseason.
WIth training camp underway and the NHL season rapidly approaching, Philadelphia Flyers coach Peter Laviolette has some decisions to make besides just putting together line combinations.
Full disclosure: I own three Simon Gagne jerseys (one of which I got his rookie year), and at least 10 different items autographed by him. He and Brian Dawkins are my two favorite Philadelphia athletes of all time.
The Philadelphia Flyers have added young, big-time talent at two positions of need, defenseman and right wing, this offseason.
The Flyers appear to be determined to trade Simon Gagne to clear salary-cap space.
The Philadelphia Flyers lost the Stanley Cup finals on a soft goal allowed by a journeyman goaltender, and as of now the team has failed to upgrade the position.
The Flyers' run to the Stanley Cup finals is officially over. The next time they take the ice, they'll be 0-0-0 for the 2010-11 season.
Nerves are a legitimate excuse for a poor start in Game 1 of a series.
Healthy competition can be good sometimes, and it appears that is the case with the Flyers' James van Riemsdyk.
PHILADELPHIA - James van Riemsdyk, the 21-year-old rookie forward from Middletown, N.J., will be back in the lineup for the Flyers in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals against the Chicago Blackhawks today at 8 p.m.
PHILADELPHIA - When Flyers forward Jeff Carter returned early from a broken foot, he scored two goals in his second game back, the series-clincher against Montreal.
When you think of the Flyers' offense, you usually think of Mike Richards, Jeff Carter, Simon Gagne and Danny Briere.
CHICAGO - Flyers coach Peter Laviolette had two things he needed to do with his lineup for Game 2 of the Stanley Cup playoffs: Get Dan Carcillo in and get Ryan Parent out.
Flyers defenseman Chris Pronger was in rare form Sunday afternoon at his post-practice news conference.
CHICAGO - Dan Carcillo will be in the Philadelphia Flyers' lineup tonight for Game 2 of the Stanley Cup finals against the Chicago Blackhawks.
Michael Leighton was calm and collected in the Flyers' locker room after Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals on Saturday.
I'm a pretty opinionated person when it comes to sports, so I was surprised at how hard it was coming up with a prediction for the Stanley Cup finals.
One of the areas where the Flyers would seem to have an advantage in their Stanley Cup finals matchup with the Blackhawks is experience.
Nothing against the New Jersey Devils, Boston Bruins or Montreal Canadiens, but the Philadelphia Flyers had as good a draw as they possibly could have hoped for in the first three rounds of the NHL playoffs.
Now that was Flyers hockey.
Jeremy Roenick spent eight seasons with the Chicago Blackhawks and three with the Philadelphia Flyers.
Flyers captain Mike Richards got his team's attention with his scathing postgame comments Thursday night.
Some losses leave players scratching their heads. Others involve such obvious things going wrong that the players almost can't stop talking afterward.
The Flyers played a game full of mistakes Thursday, but one minor thing really stuck out to me, for some reason.
With all the Flyers have done in the past few weeks, it's easy to forget how this team was built.
MONTREAL - About 10 minutes before Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals between the Montreal Canadiens and Philadelphia Flyers, the Bell Centre wasn't even close to full, and the majority of the noise in the arena was coming from the speakers.
Forwards Jeff Carter (broken foot) and Ian Laperriere (brain contusion) both are skating again, and that means both are likely to return to the Philadelphia Flyers' lineup soon.