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Peter Laviolette

  1. What Went Wrong: Philadelphia Flyers

    May 7, 2011, 1:21 PM EDT

    Philadelphia Flyers v Boston Bruins - Game Four

    Yes, the Flyers are done and out of the playoffs after being swept by the Bruins. Gee, I wonder what might make the list of what went wrong?

  2. Five Thoughts: Flyers and Bruins give us lots to chew on

    May 7, 2011, 11:36 AM EDT

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    Tim Thomas, Mike Richards

    The end of the Bruins-Flyers series has given us a lot to think about ranging from goaltending, to defense, to coaching matchups in the next round.

  3. Peter Laviolette won’t put all the blame on Flyers’ goalies

    May 4, 2011, 3:43 AM EDT

    Nathan Horton, Brian Boucher

    The Flyers know that their goalies are unlikely to “steal” games for them, but Peter Laviolette won’t lay all the blame on his netminders.

  4. Five Thoughts: Flyers goaltending not all to blame for bad goals

    May 1, 2011, 9:30 AM EDT

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    Brian Boucher

    It’s not the goaltending’s complete fault for what went wrong against the Bruins in Game 1, the Flyers defense shares a big part of the blame as well.

  5. Tyler Ennis puts Buffalo on the brink, Sabres beat Flyers 4-3 in OT to take 3-2 series lead

    Apr 22, 2011, 11:08 PM EDT

    Tyler Ennis

    The Sabres put the Flyers on the brink of elimination with a 4-3 overtime win in Game 5 all thanks to rookie Tyler Ennis.

  6. Report: Brian Boucher will start for Flyers in Game 3, with Michael Leighton backing him up

    Apr 18, 2011, 12:15 PM EDT

    Brian Boucher, Sergei Bobrovsky

    The Flyers reportedly decided to go with Brian Boucher instead of Sergei Bobrovsky in Game 3. If that wasn’t enough, it also appears that Michael Leighton will back up Boucher instead of Bobrovsky.

  7. Five thoughts: How you stop worrying about shutouts and love the playoffs

    Apr 17, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Jon Quick

    In our Five Thoughts we help you learn to love the shutout in the playoffs. After six shutouts through 16 games, it’s easy to get nervous. Relax kids, it’s all fun. We’ve also got worries for Boston and San Jose.

  8. Peter Laviolette names Sergei Bobrovsky Flyers starting goalie for playoffs

    Apr 6, 2011, 4:47 PM EDT

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    Sergei Bobrovsky

    If you thought there would be a goalie controversy heading into the playoffs for the Philadelphia Flyers, think again. The Flyers are going with “Bob.”

  9. Flyers looking for Meszaros to step up

    Apr 1, 2011, 6:54 PM EDT

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    Washington Capitals v Philadelphia Flyers

    With Chris Pronger out for the rest of the regular season, Flyers’ head coach Peter Laviolette has been leaning on Andrej Meszaros to fill the void.

  10. NBC Game of the Week April 3: Flyers vs. Rangers

    Mar 17, 2011, 7:32 PM EDT

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    Philadelphia Flyers v New York Rangers

    April 3rd’s NBC Game of the Week has been picked out and one of the top rivalries in the Eastern Conference as the Rangers head to Philly to take on the Flyers.

  11. Reasons for the Flyers recent struggles? Laviolette takes the blame

    Mar 7, 2011, 2:35 PM EDT

    Philadelphia Flyers v Florida Panthers

    If you’ve been looking for a reason why the Flyers have slumped of late, coach Peter Laviolette says he’s to blame.

  12. Game of the Week preview: Three reasons why the Flyers are suddenly struggling

    Mar 5, 2011, 11:31 PM EDT

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    Philadelphia Flyers v Florida Panthers

    After fighting for their playoff lives last season, the Flyers have been able to cruise to the top spot in the East in 2010-11. Yet for the first time this season, they’re really struggling. Every team stumbles a bit, but real question is: why? Here’s our explanation.

  13. Joel Quenneville will coach Team Staal; Team Lidstrom gets Alain Vigneault and Peter Laviolette

    Jan 28, 2011, 5:47 PM EDT

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    A coin flip determined the All-Star Game coaches: Joel Quenneville will sit behind the bench for Team Staal while Alain Vigneault and Peter Laviolette will coach Team Lidstrom.

  14. Is the neutral zone trap creeping back into the game?

    Jan 25, 2011, 9:09 PM EDT

    Philadelphia Flyers v Boston Bruins

    Darren Eliot of Sports Illustrated thinks that the neutral zone trap is starting to creep its way back into the league. Click “Read More” to find out the details.

  15. Why this year’s Philadelphia Flyers look an awful lot like last season’s Chicago Blackhawks

    Jan 23, 2011, 10:30 AM EDT

    Joe Quenneville, Antti Niemi, Michael Leighton

    This year’s Philadelphia Flyers look an awful lot like last season’s Stanley Cup winning Chicago Blackhawks. Read this post to see why.

  16. Peter Laviolette and Alain Vigneault to co-coach at NHL All-Star Game

    Jan 8, 2011, 8:11 PM EDT

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    Joel Quenneville finds out who he’ll be coaching against at the All-Star Game in Raleigh in a few weeks.

  17. Chris Pronger suffers lower body injury against Montreal

    Dec 16, 2010, 3:48 AM EDT

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    Chris Pronger; Mathieu Darche;

    Chris Pronger missed the third period against Montreal with a lower body injury. Uh oh?

  18. Philadelphia Flyers hope that James van Riemsdyk will use benching as motivation

    Nov 10, 2010, 4:12 PM EDT

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    jvrhealthyscratch

    The Flyers have made former first round pick James van Riemsdyk a healthy scratch in the last couple games. Will that motivate the budding power forward?

  19. Flyers goalie Michael Leighton returns to the ice following back surgery

    Oct 30, 2010, 10:50 PM EDT

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    Tim Brent, Darroll Powe

    One time Flyers starting goalie Michael Leighton is back on the ice rehabbing his injured back. But will he have a job when he returns to the Flyers lineup?

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