Inside Look at the Flyers


Philadelphia Flyers (15-15-1-31pts) GF 90: GA 88 Divisional Record 4-2-0: Conference Record: 13-10-0 PP % 21.8: PK % 78.8 By James Conley The Pittsburgh Penguins face the Philadelphia Flyers tonight, opening up a home-and-home series that ends Thursday night in Philadelphia. It will be the first matchup of the two clubs since Pittsburgh’s 5-4 win in Philadelphia over two months ago. Since that game, the two teams have gone their separate ways. Pittsburgh (45 pts) is tied for first in the Atlantic and second in the East, while the Flyers (31 pts) find themselves locked up with the Islanders and Rangers for third in the division. The Pens (7-2-1 last 10) will be playing one of their few games this season with a healthy lineup, as well as a new-look power play featuring Matt Cooke on the top unit. The Flyers (3-7 last 10) are struggling to turn things aroundRead More »

NHL: Hurricanes fire Peter Laviolette


The Carolina Hurricanes will be holding a press conference at 11:30 a.m. to announce the firing of head coach Peter Laviolette. The team is expected to name Paul Maurice the teams new head coach. Maurice coached the Hartford Whalers/Carolina Hurricanes from 1995-2004. Carolina currently sits 8th in the Eastern Conference at 12-11-2. Photo courtesy of Dan4th