Tag Archive | "Michal Neuvirth"

Philadelphia Flyers 2018-19 Goaltending: A Blueprint

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

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There is a great deal of promise and excitement surrounding the Philadelphia Flyers as they get ready to embark on the 2018-19 season. The addition of James van Riemsdyk solidified what should be a very dangerous top six. Though uncertainty still circles the center position on the third and fourth lines, it appears as the…

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Flyers Goalie Grades 2017-18

Sunday, June 17, 2018

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It was another wild year for the Flyers in goal. Injuries to starter Brian Elliott and backup Michal Neuvirth meant the Flyers had four goalies with at least 11 games played this season. Alex Lyon saw significant minutes and Hextall made an emergency late season deal, sending a few picks to Detroit for Petr Mrazek.…

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Flyers 2, Avalanche 1: One step closer to a playoff berth

Thursday, March 29, 2018

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One step closer to a playoff berth. Petr Mrazek stopped all 17 shots he faced after relieving an injured Michal Neuvirth in the second period and the Flyers picked up two critical points in the playoff race with a 2-1 win over the Avalanche on Wednesday. Neuvirth was making his first start since Feb.18 against…

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Flyers activate Michal Neuvirth; Alex Lyon sent to Phantoms

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

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It’s Neuvy time. The Flyers announced today they have activated goaltender Michal Neuvirth from injured reserve and have loaned goaltender Alex Lyon to the AHL the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Neuvirth will start Wednesday’s game in Colorado after missing the last 18 games with a lower-body injury. The Czech netminder was injured Feb. 18 against the Rangers at…

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Simmonds out 2-3 weeks, Neuvirth update

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

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More bad news for the Flyers on the injury front Monday morning. The Flyers announced Tuesday morning that forward Wayne Simmonds will be out of the lineup for 2-3 weeks while he recovers from an upper body injury. Simmonds has been banged up all season and could use some time off. The injury means that…

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Mrazek brings Flyers much-needed relief in goal at good price

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

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With Michael Neuvirth going down with a lower-body injury Sunday and Brian Elliott already out until the playoffs at least, the Flyers were desperate for some help in net and it figures to come in the form of Petr Mrazek. The Flyers acquired Mrazek from Detroit for two conditional picks late Monday night, likely to…

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Michal Neuvirth makes NHL history in shootout win

Sunday, February 11, 2018

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Saturday’s game in Arizona between the Flyers and Coyotes was a wild one. Nolan Patrick played the role of hero, scoring in the seventh round of the shootout to send Philadelphia to its third straight win. Flyers goaltender Michal Neuvirth was credited with the win in the Desert despite not starting the game. In fact,…

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Grading Hak & Hex: Sanheim sent down, Rangers debacle

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

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In the past week, the Philadelphia Flyers have won three out of four games, including two over Metropolitan Division foes. You wouldn’t be able to tell that, though, judging by fan’s reactions. Travis Sanheim’s demotion to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms has fans most upset, but the team’s play against the New York Rangers and surprising…

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Grading Hak & Hex: Sanheim, Neuvirth Out, Manning In

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

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It was a light week for the Philadelphia Flyers, playing just two games before a short New Year’s break. However, coach Dave Hakstol was able to dig up some controversy by replacing Travis Sanheim with Brandon Manning and not playing Michal Neuvirth. Brandon Manning In, Travis Sanheim Out Before Manning suffered a hand injury in…

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Sharks 3, Flyers 1 post game: Losing streak hits nine

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

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Sharks 3 (13-8-2, 28 PTS) @ Flyers 1 (8-10-7, 23 PTS) In the midst of a season-long eight-game losing streak, the Flyers looked to close out the tumultuous month of November on a positive note with their first win in seventeen days. At home, Philadelphia has been winless since November 9th, a 3-1 victory over Chicago.…

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