Latest 2007–08 Philadelphia Flyers season Stories
Martin Biron recorded his second playoff shutout by making 28 saves Thursday, keeping Philadelphia alive in the post-season with a 3-0 win over Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh's advantage in the best-of-seven, opening-round series was reduced to 3-2.
Simon Gagne had a goal and an assist and Martin Biron stopped 30 shots Saturday to key the Philadelphia Flyers' 3-2 win over the New York Islanders. Joffrey Lupul and Mike Knuble also scored for Philadelphia, which will close out its regular season Sunday at home against the New York Rangers.
Jeff Carter scored early in the third period Tuesday, lifting the Philadelphia Flyers a 2-1 victory over the Florida Panthers. Joffrey Lupul scored the other goal for the Flyers, who earned their third trip to the post-season in the last four seasons.
Jeff Carter had the first hat trick of his NHL career Friday and Philadelphia scored five times in the first period en route to a wild 8-5 victory over Toronto. The Flyers, who had lost three out of four coming into the contest, moved past Carolina into fourth place in the Eastern Conference playoff race.
Ian White scored the game-winning goal in the second period Wednesday and Curtis Joseph stopped 32 shots, giving Toronto a 3-2 win over Philadelphia. The Maple Leafs won for the third time in five games, also getting goals from Jamal Mayers and Lee Tempniak. Toronto, however, will miss the playoffs for the fourth straight year, the longest drought in the history of one of the original members of the NHL.
Mike Richards' goal in the second round of a shootout Saturday rallied the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-3 win over the New York Islanders. The Islanders blew a two-goal lead in the third period when Philadelphia scored three times. Philadelphia's Joffrey Lupul scored twice and Scott Hartnell once in regulation.
Led by Radek Dvorak's two goals and Craig Anderson's 40 saves, the Florida Panthers skated to an important 4-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers. Dvorak fired a wrist shot past Philadelphia netminder Martin Biron to give Florida a 2-1 lead at 14:30 of the second period, and capped the scoring with this
Danny Briere scored the first two of four unanswered Philadelphia goals Friday, boosting the Flyers past Buffalo 6-4. Buffalo had a 3-2 lead when Briere snapped a shot past Patrick Lalime to tie it with 2:40 remaining in the second period.
Joffrey Lupul had second- and third-period goals Saturday night and the Philadelphia Flyers topped the Nashville 4-1 to end a six-game Predators winning streak. The Flyers rebounded from a listless 5-1 loss to Calgary Thursday.
Simon Gagne scored two goals and set up another Tuesday and Philadelphia used a three-goal third period to beat Boston 4-2. Mike Knuble had a goal and two assists, and Scottie Upshall also scored for the Flyers, who won for the sixth time in their last nine games.
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