It’s been a long time since the Philadelphia Flyers hoisted the Stanley Cup trophy, but a run to the playoffs last season suggests that things are headed in the right direction. Because the team plays in the extremely competitive Metropolitan Division, the players are constantly tested by the best in the league. With a little bit of luck and continued leadership from captain Claude Giroux, Philadelphia fans should expect to see their team making another playoff appearance at the end of the 2016-2017 season. It’s only a matter of time before the Flyers get back to the Stanley Cup Finals, so get your tickets today and make sure you’re a part of the history when it happens!
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The Philadelphia Flyers beat the Hurricanes in overtime on March 19. The Flyers ended the first period ahead after Ivan Provorov scored. Dale Wise scored in the second to increase their lead. However, by the end of the period, the Hurricanes had equalized. The Hurricanes briefly lead before Travis Konecny scored to tie the game and send it into overtime. Brayden Schenn scored seconds into the overtime period for the win. Unfortunately, they could not keep the momentum going and fell to the Jets on the 21. The Flyers remain on the road, playing the Wild, Blue Jackets and Penguins on the 23, 25 and 26 before they return home to host the Senators on the 28. Get your tickets now for prices starting at $65.
It’s been an up-and-down season for the Philadelphia Flyers. Heading into its March 15 game against Pittsburgh, Philadelphia had a record of 31-29-8, good enough for 70 points and sixth place in the Metropolitan Division.
The Flyers have struggled as of late, dropping three in a row in March 9, 11 and 13 to Toronto, Boston and Columbus, respectively. Since the beginning of February, Philadelphia is 6-11.
The postseason appears to be out of reach for the Flyers. That doesn’t mean there haven’t been some bright spots. The team has been competitive in the most challenging division in the league. Four of the league’s top seven teams compete in the Metropolitan Division.
In what has been an up-and-down campaign, the Philadelphia Flyers enter the All-Star break riding a modest three-game winning streak. The Flyers sit in fifth place in the Metropolitan Division of the Eastern Conference, sporting a 25-19-6 record, totaling 56 points.
The Flyers took care of the two New York teams this past week, first skating past the Islanders on Jan. 22 by the score of 3-2 in overtime. Three days later, Philadelphia shut out the Rangers 2-0, largely due to the efforts of goalie Steve Mason, who saved 34 shots on goal. The following day, Philadelphia managed a 2-1 victory over Toronto. The three victories followed a rough streak in which the Flyers had lost 10 of their last 12 games.
If any team in the NFL is going through a rough patch right now, it’s the Philadelphia Flyers. The Flyers have lost their last eight of nine games. On January 10, the Flyers hit the ice with high hopes to bring home a victory against the Buffalo Sabres. Unfortunately, the Sabres goalie Anders Nilsson was there to crush the Flyers hopes by saving 39 goal attempts made by the Flyers. On top of that, the Sabres started a scoring spree in the second period, with three goals in a row. The game ended at 4-1 for the Sabres. Purchase your tickets today to cheer the Flyers on when they play against the Bruins on January 14.
After their exhilarating shootout victory over the Washington Capitols last Wednesday, the Philadelphia Flyers followed it up with a devastating loss. They visited Prudential Center for a clash with the New Jersey Devils, and things did not go well. The Flyers did not just lose; they were completely shut out. The Devils took home the victory 4-0. This could be the start of a tough four-game road trip for Philadelphia, who do not return home until Wednesday, January 4. Be there to cheer them on when they do, as they will be hosting the formidable New York Rangers. Tickets are currently on sale and available for prices as low as $102.
The Philadelphia Flyers got their win streak up to 10 games with a victory over the Colorado Avalanche on December 14, holding on to win by a score of 4-3. After a scoreless first period, the Flyers got two goals in the second period and then another two goals within a two-minute burst in the final frame. The Avalanche held with Philly for as long as possible but Colorado’s defense couldn’t handle the scoring power of the Flyers in the end. After a handful of road games at the end of December, Philadelphia will welcome the hometown crowd back when the Rangers come to play on January 4. Tickets for that game are available starting as low as $71.
The Philadelphia Flyers had one of their most exciting games of the season on Tuesday night. They hit the ice against the Boston Bruins and the game was a battle to say the least. Both teams were able to score two goals apiece in regulation time, but neither team was able to pull off a third goal before time expired. In the end, the winner of the game all came down to a shoot out. The Flyers came out on top in the shoot out and left the ice as the winners. See them play again live against the Chicago Blackhawks on December 3. Tickets are still up for grabs and start at $15 each.
The Philadelphia Flyers beat the Wild 2-3 on November 12, and then fell to the Senators after a shootout on the 15. In the game against the Senators, Nick Cousins had an unassisted goal to get the Flyers the first on the board about five minutes into the first period. The Senators equalized in the second period, but before it ended the Flyers drew ahead again with a goal from Michael Raffl. However, in the final minutes of play, the Senators tied it up and sent the game into overtime. The Flyers were unable to score and took the loss. They host the Jets on the 17 and the Lightning on the 19. You can still get tickets to all games, with prices starting at $5.
The Philadelphia Flyers endured a high-scoring matchup against the Carolina Hurricanes on October 30, managing to eek out a 4-3 win in the end. Most of the scoring was done in the first two periods, with Claude Giroux of the flyers tying the game at three late in the second. With eight minutes left to play, Brandon Manning found the back of the Carolina net for what would be the winning score. It was Manning’s second goal of the season and both have come against the Hurricanes. The Flyers have a long stretch of home games in November, including an exciting November 12 matchup against the Minnesota Wild. Tickets for that game start as low as $35.
The Philadelphia Flyers have good and bad things to take away from the team’s recent loss to the Chicago Black Hawks. On the positive side, Philadelphia erased a three-point deficit in the third period, coming back to tie the game at four goals apiece. The bad news is that the club then went on to surrender three more goals and lose by a final score of 7-4. The season is very young and the team will look to shore up its defense in the coming weeks. The Flyers have a nice stretch of home games coming up, including an October 27 showdown with the Arizona Coyotes. Tickets for that game start as low as $15.
The 2016-2017 NHL season makes for the 50th anniversary of the Philadelphia Flyers. As part of the celebration, the team has unveiled a new anniversary uniform. This uniform includes some touches of gold, since 50 is traditionally the gold anniversary. The gold will be adorning the numbers, the nameplate, and the captain and alternate captain patches. The team is expected to use the jersey for 12 home games during the season. There will also be a special anniversary logo patch on other jerseys. The team is also getting ready to head to training camp soon and preseason games are just a month away. They play the Devils in New Jersey on September 26, with tickets starting at $37.