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Philadelphia Flyers' Kevin Hayes (13) and Ivan Provorov (9) celebrate past Columbus Blue Jackets' Oliver Bjorkstrand (28) after a goal by Hayes during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Konecny helps Flyers send Blue Jackets to 6th straight loss

Feb. 18, 2020 10:25 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Travis Konecny had a goal and two assists, and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-1 Tuesday night. Kevin Hayes, Sean Couturier, Philippe Myers and Jakub Voracek also scored for the Flyers (33-20-7, 73 points), who moved a point ahead of Columbus (30-19-12, 72...

Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Robert Hagg (8) collides with Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)

Andre Vasilevskiy stops 30 shots, Lightning beat Flyers 5-3

Feb. 15, 2020 8:56 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 30 shots and the Tampa Bay Lightning set a franchise record for consecutive home wins in a 5-3 victory against the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday. Alex Killorn, Nikita Kucherov, Brayden Point, Cedric Paquette and Carter Verhaeghe all scored for Tampa Bay,...

Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Carter Hart stops the puck during the first period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Florida Panthers, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Van Riemsdyk has 3-point game, Flyers beat Panthers 6-2

Feb. 13, 2020 10:50 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — James van Riemsdyk had a goal and two assists and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Florida Panthers 6-2 on Thursday night. Robert Hagg, Sean Couturier, Scott Laughton, Nicolas Aube-Kubel and Tyler Pitlick scored for the Flyers. Carter Hart made 26 saves for his first road win in eight...

New York Islanders left wing Anders Lee (27) and Islanders right wing Jordan Eberle (7) react as Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Brian Elliott (37) watches the puck roll out of the crease after Islanders defenseman Ryan Pulock (not shown) scored the go-ahead goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Flyers, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, in New York. The Islanders defeated the Flyers 5-3. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Pulock's late goal helps Islanders beat rival Flyers 5-3

Feb. 12, 2020 4:47 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Islanders kept their composure after letting an early three-goal lead slip away late in the third period. They just went out and regained the advantage to pull out a big win against a charging division rival. Ryan Pulock scored the tiebreaking goal with 41 seconds remaining and...

Philadelphia Flyers' Carter Hart (79) cannot stop a shot by Florida Panthers' MacKenzie Weegar as Evgenii Dadonov (63) and Philadelphia Flyers' Matt Niskanen (15) look on during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Van Riemsdyk, Hart lead Flyers past Panthers 4-1

Feb. 10, 2020 11:03 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Wearing a mask honoring Ray Emery, Carter Hart gave a performance “Razor” would've been proud to see. James van Riemsdyk had a goal and assist, Hart stopped 30 shots in his return from injury and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Florida Panthers 4-1 Monday night. Travis...

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, and New York Islanders defenseman Scott Mayfield (24), left wing Michael Dal Colle (28) and Derick Brassard battle for the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Islanders keep Ovechkin at 698 goals, beat Capitals 5-3

Feb. 10, 2020 10:41 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Barry Trotz would've been OK if Alex Ovechkin reached 700 goals as long as his New York Islanders won the game. Thanks to Trotz's trademark defensive structure, he didn't have to worry about witnessing Ovechkin reach another milestone. The Islanders beat the Washington Capitals 5-3 Monday...

Philadelphia Flyers center Sean Couturier (14) celebrates his goal with center Claude Giroux (28) and right wing Travis Konecny (11) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Giroux, Flyers rout Capitals and keep Ovechkin at 698 goals

Feb. 8, 2020 10:49 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Preventing Alex Ovechkin from reaching 700 career goals was high on the Philadelphia Flyers' priority list Saturday night. They accomplished that objective, bounced back from a bad loss and got their captain a milestone of his own in the process. Claude Giroux recorded three points to...

New Jersey Devils' Miles Wood (44) celebrates after scoring against Philadelphia Flyers' Brian Elliott (37) during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Blackwood, Devils blank Flyers 5-0; Wood scores twice

Feb. 6, 2020 10:53 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Mackenzie Blackwood stopped 46 shots for his second shutout of the season, Miles Wood scored twice and the New Jersey Devils beat the Philadelphia Flyers 5-0 on Thursday night. Blake Coleman, Damon Severson and Pavel Zacha also scored for New Jersey. Blackwood also benefited from three...

Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson, right, celebrates his goal with center Nicklas Backstrom (19), of Sweden, during the second period of an NHL hockey game, as Los Angeles Kings defenseman Sean Walker (26) skates by, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Ovechkin near 700 after 27th hat trick; Caps beat Kings 4-2

Feb. 4, 2020 11:21 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin doesn't think he's ever been this hot in a 15-year career that has included eight NHL scoring titles,. If he continues at his present pace, he'll join the 700 career goal club by this weekend. Ovechkin recorded his 27th career hat trick and raised...

Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Brian Elliott (37) stops a Detroit Red Wings left wing Darren Helm (43) shot in the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Elliott gets 40th shutout in Flyers' 3-0 win over Red Wings

Feb. 4, 2020 1:02 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Brian Elliott made 16 saves for his 40th career shutout in the Philadelphia Flyers' 3-0 win over the sinking Detroit Red Wings on Monday night. It was the Red Wings' ninth consecutive loss (0-8-1), and the second straight time they've been shut out. This is their third losing streak of at...