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Flyers' Neuvirth, Mason pushing each other; Nick Cousins' scare

philly.com - Dec 4, 2015

The Biggest Overachievers in the 2015-16 NHL Season so Far

bleacherreport.com - Dec 2, 2015

In every NHL season, there's several players who exceed expectations. The current campaign is no different. San Jose Sharks right wing Joel Ward (pictured above) and Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Michal Neuvirth are among the handful of overachievers thus far.  The players on this list have gone beyond the roles expected of them. Prior to 2015-16, Ward was regarded mainly as an energetic dep

Flyers get overtime win against Predators

mcall.com - Nov 28, 2015

PHILADELPHIA — Shayne Gostisbehere has had a week to remember.For the second time in three games, he scored in overtime to give the Philadelphia Flyers the win. On Friday, his power-play goal with 52 seconds left in the extra period lifted them a 3-2 win over the Nashville Predators.Gostisbehere...

peter laviolette "It was a big goal for us at the time; we were pressing at the end, It was good to get the extra goal and get to overtime to get a point."

Shaking up lineup works for Flyers

philly.com - Nov 27, 2015

Nick Cousins called up from Lehigh Valley to play center, moving Scott Laughton to left wing.

Flyers shake up lineup for Black Friday matinée

philly.com - Nov 27, 2015

When the Flyers announced this morning that winger Taylor Leier had been returned to the AHL's Lehigh Valley Phantoms and Nick Cousins was recalled, it was obvious they were going to tinker with some things in Friday's game - a 3:30 p.m. start - against the Nashville Predators.

Flyers' Manning steps up, with Gostisbehere's help

philly.com - Nov 18, 2015

Shayne Gostisbehere has not only helped the Flyers pick up three points in the two games he has played, but he seems to have brought out the best in his defensive partner, Brandon Manning.

Wayne Simmonds "You see the play he made in Carolina - that's a premier play, You see guys start doing that and other guys start getting a jump in their step."

Injured Neuvirth sits out; Flyers call up Stolarz

philly.com - Nov 17, 2015

Michal Neuvirth, who missed two games last month with a head injury, is sidelined again. The Flyers' backup goalie was unable to dress for the game Tuesday against Los Angeles because of an undisclosed upper-body injury, and the team is listing him as day-to-day.

Steve Mason "maintenance day."

Flyers' defenseman Medvedev scratched for second game in a row

philly.com - Nov 17, 2015

After missing five games with an injury, Evgeny Medvedev did not play well in his return. He has scratched the last two games.

Steve Mason "It was up in the air (Monday), Different circumstances, but it doesn't really affect me. You prepare every single night as if you're going to be playing the games, regardless of the situation. (Monday) night was no different."

Observations from the Flyers' latest loss

philly.com - Nov 11, 2015

Mark Streit "It kind of stunned us a little bit, As a team, we have to do a better job of turning the page and accepting that it happened and just move forward. Stick with the system and just play our game."

Avalanche shut out Flyers 4-0

mcall.com - Nov 10, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Matt Duchene scored twice and Reto Berra made 25 saves to help the Colorado Avalanche start a seven-game road trip with a 4-0 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night. Jarome Iginla and Cody McLeod also scored for the Avalanche, who won for just the second time...

Neuvirth giving Flyers stellar 'backup' goaltending

philly.com - Nov 10, 2015

Michal Neuvirth has filled in when Steve Mason was unable to play, and his stats have been superior to Mason's.

Steve Mason "No, it's not making me sweat, It's good, though. It's good for him personally, and it's good for the team. On the West Coast, he gave the team a chance to win and be in games that we necessarily shouldn't have been in. Edmonton, for example. It's not making me sweat. It's motivation, because that's a fun place to be in where he's at."
Michal Neuvirth "For me, the more I play the more comfortable I feel,"

Neuvirth keeping heat on Mason in goalie competition

philly.com - Nov 10, 2015

The more Michal Neuvirth plays, the more the Flyers goalie says his confidence grows. And that confidence could continue to blossom as Neuvirth stakes his claim for more playing time.

Michal Neuvirth "I don't worry about anything, I just worry about stopping pucks."
Steve Mason "It's not making me sweat, It's just motivation because that's a fun place to be in, where he's at."

Neuvirth and one win give Flyers hope

philly.com - Nov 10, 2015

WINNIPEG, Manitoba - Funny how timing can mean everything to a hockey team. If the Flyers had started their five-game road trip by beating Buffalo and then lost four straight, it would have been perceived as a disastrous journey.

Wayne Simmonds "We've been struggling a little bit to score goals, but both of our goalies have been playing awesome."
Michal Neuvirth "a lot more energy than the games before."

Flyers end 6-game losing streak, beat Jets 3-0

mcall.com - Nov 8, 2015

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Michal Neuvirth provided reason for optimism at the end of a long road trip in a so-far trying season for the Philadelphia Flyers. Neuvirth made 28 saves, Brayden Schenn and Wayne Simmonds scored on the power play and the Flyers beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-0 on Saturday night...

Michal Neuvirth "That's the way we want to end this road trip, It's been a long 10 days and I thought we were getting better each game. I thought it was a great team effort."
Wayne Simmonds "(Neuvirth) played a heck of a game, I thought we played strong in front of him. We kept it simple and we put a couple in the net tonight."
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Neuvirth starting again for Flyers; Gagner back in lineup

philly.com - Nov 7, 2015

Michal Neuvirth will make his third straight start when the Flyers try to end a six-game losing streak Saturday night in Winnipeg.

Medvedev likely to rejoin Flyers soon

articles.philly.com - Nov 5, 2015

CALGARY, Alberta - Evgeny Medvedev's upper-body injury is not serious, and the Flyers defenseman is not expected to miss much more time.

NHL hands Habs' Subban second fine for diving

cbssports.com - Mar 20, 2015

NHL hands Habs' Subban second fine for diving

‘Tank’ label unfair, losing to win not new concept: Sabres GM Murray

edmontonsun.com - Mar 11, 2015

In the hockey-based vocabulary of Tim Murray, “tank” is a four-letter word.

Tyler Kennedy, Michal Neuvirth thrilled to be with Islanders

newsday.com - Mar 3, 2015

Tyler Kennedy walked out to the ice for his first morning skate as an Islander, sporting an orange warm-up jersey and a big grin.

Tyler Kennedy "They were really taking it to us, We were a team that was [supposed] to win a Cup and they took us to a Game 6, we really knew we were in a series with them. The building was great. It was one of those things I'll never forget."
Michal Neuvirth "It was a good experience, facing a lot of shots, a lot of scoring chances, I was really happy with my game lately."

Sabres Preview-Capsule

washingtontimes.com - Oct 1, 2014

BUFFALO SABRES LAST SEASON: 21-51-10, 52 points. Missed the playoffs by finishing 16th in the Eastern Conference. COACH: Ted Nolan, 4th season with Sabres (including 1995-97), 90-98-28; 6th overall in NHL. ADDED: RW Brian Gionta, LW Matt Moulson, C Sam Reinhart, D Josh Gorges, D Andrej ...

Guest Writer: Two players now in the fold. The Sabres at 33 pro contracts

hockeybuzz.com - May 28, 2014

By Michael Pachla The Buffalo Sabres got some contract work done over the holiday weekend inking two players to contracts. On Monday they announced that they had re-signed Nic Deslauriers to a 2-yr./$1.275m contract. Deslauriers came from the LA Kings along with Hudson Fasching for D, Brayden McNabb, F Jonathan Parker and two 2nd round picks. The picks in 2014 and 2015 were originally acq...

Breaking Down Washington Capitals' Biggest Needs in 2014 NHL Draft

bleacherreport.com - May 15, 2014

Despite never leading his team to a Stanley Cup title during his 17 seasons at the helm of the Washington Capitals, one cannot ignore how well George McPhee and his staff drafted over the years. In fact, of the 21 first-rounders selected by the Caps since he took over as general manager in 1997 (not including 2013 pick Andre Burakovsky), 18 have become NHL players. More importantly, most of them h

Mistakes aplenty as Capitals falter against Islanders

washingtontimes.com - Feb 4, 2014

Troy Brouwer glanced skyward as his arms fell to his side, his incredulity projecting around the rink. Opportunities were plentiful for the Washington Capitals on Tuesday, but they failed to take advantage of them. Brouwer's shot, early in the second period, went wide of the net – one of several ...

Eric Fehr "It’s extremely frustrating, We played great in the first [period], we had everybody playing, everybody was skating well and we shoot ourselves in the foot when we go in the box and when we get power play opportunities we’re not scoring. This league is a special teams battle every night, and if you don’t win it, you’re not going to win games."
Michal Neuvirth "There was lots of traffic in front and I lost it for one second, Just couldn’t pick it up. I don’t even know if it hit something or not. Tough one."
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Has Capitals' goaltending cost them 10 points?

washingtontimes.csnwashington.com - Feb 3, 2014

During NBC's broadcast of the Capitals' 6-5 overtime victory against the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday, analyst Joe Micheletti said Capitals general manager George McPhee told him the Caps would have 10 more points with better goaltending. "I think if we pay any attention to comments like that I think ...

Jaromir Jagr ties Mario Lemieux in career assists as Devils extend Caps' losing streak to 7

washingtontimes.com - Jan 25, 2014

NEWARK, N.J. -- Jaromir Jagr has hit so many NHL milestones this season for the New Jersey Devils that he is starting to downplay them. Jagr tied another one on Friday night, setting up two goals to match former teammate Mario Lemieux for 10th on the NHL's career assists in ...

Cory Schneider "I thought we had them on their heels, They are a good team and they need points so they came out hard. They have some skill players, even without Ovechkin."

Capitals goalie Michal Neuvirth says he wants to be a starter

sbnation.com - Dec 21, 2013

Do the Capitals have a goalie controversy on their hands? Michal Neuvirth hasn't started a game for the Washington Capitals since November 22, when he gave up three goals to the Montreal Canadiens in the first period en route to a 3-2 loss. Since then, he injured himself slipping on a puck during warmups and got sent to the AHL on a rehab stint while rookie Philipp Grubauer sparkled as B

Capitals goalie Neuvirth goes on injured reserve

torontosun.com - Dec 2, 2013

The Washington Capitals placed goalie Michal Neuvirth on injured reserve Monday with a right leg injury.

Stellar relief: Michal Neuvirth stands out as Capitals rally past Flames in home opener

washingtontimes.com - Oct 3, 2013

The Capitals next game is Saturday night in Dallas and the team has a couple of things to sort out before then. Defenseman Jack Hillen was injured early in Thursday night's 5-4 shootout victory over Calgary and "will be out for a bit," coach Adam Oates said. Alexander Urbom, claimed ...

Michal Neuvirth "You have to be ready as a backup, I was ready."
Karl Alzner "[ Neuvirth] was great, He’s got something to prove. A lot of people are counting him out, and a lot of attention is giong to [ Holtby]. Sometimes people forget how good of a goalie Neuvy is and we needed that big time from him."

Washington Capitals Players with the Most to Prove at 2013-14 Training Camp

bleacherreport.com - Sep 12, 2013

The Washington Capitals' 2012-13 season ended the same way each of their last six campaigns have finished: Alex Ovechkin and company fell short far too early in the postseason.  But despite the repeated springtime shortcomings, the Caps once again enter training camp with, at least on paper, enough skill, experience and depth to make a deep run come playoff time.  Now, with the season a

5 Opportunities Washington Capitals Missed This Offseason

bleacherreport.com - Jul 26, 2013

The Washington Capitals' 2013-14 schedule begins on Oct. 1, so any chances to improve the team before then is fading fast.  With the NHL's calendar in mind, here are five opportunities that Washington missed on upgrading this offseason.    Note: All statistics courtesy of NHL.com unless noted otherwise.   Begin Slideshow

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