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In this March 9, 2020, photo, Philadelphia Flyers' Kevin Hayes speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at Yards Brewing Company, in Philadelphia. Hayes’ addition has been a big part of the Flyers success, his popularity soaring to the point there’s now a Big Hayes-y IPA on tap at Yards Brewery. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Cheers! Streaking Flyers hope hot streak leads to Cup run

Mar. 11, 2020 4:59 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kevin Hayes stepped behind the bar and prepared to make his first draft pick. The lager, the golden ale, the porter, wide varieties of delicious beers were lined up, but for Hayes the perfect pint was one he could truly call his own. So Hayes pinch-hit for the bartender, pulled the tap...

Boston Bruins' Matt Grzelcyk (48) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers, Tuesday, March 10, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Bruins snap Flyers' 9-game win streak behind Rask shutout

Mar. 10, 2020 10:42 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Scott Laughton sped down the boards, attacked the zone and had his pass set on Kevin Hayes to find an open look at Boston's net. Bruins center Charlie Coyle acted more like a Red Sox player headed toward a triple, doing a head-first dive between the circles, his left arm outstretched...

Philadelphia Flyers' Ivan Provorov celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Carolina Hurricanes, Thursday, March 5, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Streaking Flyers beat Carolina 4-1 for 8th straight win

Mar. 6, 2020 12:25 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The label has a nice ring to it around Philly: The first-place Flyers. It's a tie, for now, in the Metropolitan Division and it's still March, but for a franchise that 15 months ago was nestled at the bottom of the standings and fired their coach, their GM, and ran through goalies like...

Philadelphia Flyers forward James van Riemsdyk (25) fights for control of the puck against St. Louis Blues forward Jacob De La Rose (61) of Sweden during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020 in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Dilip Vishwanat)

Flyers' James van Riemsdyk breaks right hand blocking shot

Mar. 4, 2020 10:49 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — James van Riemsdyk broke his right hand blocking a shot Wednesday night in the Philadelphia Flyers' seventh straight victory, and he's expected to miss some time. The winger took a shot to the hand from Washington Capitals defenseman Jonas Siegenthaler during the first period of a game...

Philadelphia Flyers center Kevin Hayes, center, celebrates his goal, as Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson, right, skates nearby during the second period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, March 4, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Flyers beat Caps for 7th straight win, are point out of 1st

Mar. 4, 2020 10:45 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Travis Konecny heard the announcement there was “no conclusive evidence” he scored, and was determined to get one for real. Just over a minute later, he left no doubt about it. Konecny hammered home his shot 71 seconds after a questionable video review wiped out a possible...

Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Carter Hart itches the puck during the second period of the NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers, Sunday, March 1, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Flyers extend win streak to 6 with 5-3 win over Rangers

Mar. 1, 2020 4:23 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Carter Hart and a potent power play kept the Philadelphia Flyers climbing in the playoff race. Hart made 23 saves and the surging Flyers extended their winning streak to a season-high six games with a 5-3 victory over the New York Rangers on Sunday. Matt Niskanen, Sean Couturier and Travis...

New York Rangers' Alexandar Georgiev (40) blocks a shot by Philadelphia Flyers' Kevin Hayes (13) as Jacob Trouba (8) and Travis Sanheim (6) battle during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Giroux scores 2, Flyers beat Rangers 5-2 for 5th straight

Feb. 29, 2020 3:03 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jake Voracek wore a T-shirt in the locker room for a beer named in honor of teammate Kevin Hayes. The occasion seemed appropriate, a win streak is brewing in Philly, and a playoff push is on tap for a franchise whose recent playoff history has been dry. Claude Giroux scored twice and...

Philadelphia Flyers' Travis Konecny (11) celebrates after scoring a goal against San Jose Sharks' Aaron Dell (30) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Hayes scores 2, Flyers top Sharks 4-2 for 4th straight win

Feb. 25, 2020 10:44 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers are suddenly more than a possible playoff team in the East. Carter Hart & Co. might be ready to make some noise once they get there. Kevin Hayes had two goals and Travis Konecny and Nicolas Aube-Kubel also scored to lift the Flyers to their fourth straight...

Philadelphia Flyers' Scott Laughton, right, celebrates with Carter Hart after Laughton's goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Winnipeg Jets, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Laughton scores twice, leads streaking Flyers over Jets 4-2

Feb. 22, 2020 4:51 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Scott Laughton scored two goals Saturday to lead the streaking Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets. Sean Couturier and Tyler Pitlick also scored and Justin Braun had three assists for the Flyers, who won their third straight and fourth of five to improve to...

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...