Philadelphia Flyers News


The Flyers have recalled Alex Lyon from Lehigh Valley (AHL).

Lyon has gone 2-2-0 with a 3.54 GAA and .910 SV% in four starts with the Phantoms this season. Lyon has been recalled because Brian Elliott left Thursday’s game with an apparent groin injury. Lyon would likely share the crease with Calvin Pickard if Elliott misses time.

Source: David Strehle 11/16/18, 10:40 am EST

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Elliott leads the Flyers onto the ice for warmups.

Elliott allowed two goals on 30 shots in the Flyers loss to the Panthers on Tuesday. The loss snapped a four-game winning streak for Elliott, who is now 3-4-0 with a 2.76 GAA, .911 SV% and one shutout on home-ice this season. In his first start vs. New Jersey, Elliott stopped 19 of 21 shots in a 5-2 win in mid-October.

Source: Dave Isaac 11/15/18, 6:40 pm EST

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Elliott is expected to start Thursday vs. the Devils.

Elliott allowed two goals on 30 shots in the Flyers loss to the Panthers on Tuesday. The loss snapped a four-game winning streak for Elliott, who is now 3-4-0 with a 2.76 GAA, .911 SV% and one shutout on home-ice this season. In his first start vs. New Jersey, Elliott stopped 19 of 21 shots in a 5-2 win in mid-October.

Source: Jamey Baskow 11/15/18, 2:50 pm EST

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van Riemsdyk (lower-body) will return to the Flyers lineup on Thursday.

van Riemsdyk has missed the last 16 games with a lower-body injury that he suffered in the second game of the season. van Riemsdyk had one assist in his first two games and returns on the third line and first power-play unit against a Devils team that is giving up the third most goals against in the NHL.

Source: Sam Carchidi 11/15/18, 11:07 am EST

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Elliott will start Tuesday vs. the Panthers.

Elliott stopped all 33 shots the he faced in the Flyers shutout win over the Blackhawks on Saturday. Elliott has been red-hot as of late, winning four straight games while stopping 97 of the last 101 shots (.960 SV%) that he has faced. Tonight he faces a Panthers team that has won four straight while averaging 4.25 goals for per game.

Source: Bill Meltzer 11/13/18, 2:06 pm EST

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Pickard will start Thursday vs. the Coyotes.

Pickard allowed two goals on 36 shots in the Flyers win in Arizona on Monday. Even with Brian Elliott back from injury, Pickard will make his third consecutive start on Thursday. He has had a tough season, but has stopped 65 of 71 shots (.916 SV%) in his last two outings. Pickard has a solid matchup as he closes out a home-and-home with the Coyotes.

Source: Jamey Baskow 11/8/18, 1:19 pm EST

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Pickard is in the starter's crease at the Flyers morning skate.

Pickard allowed two goals on 36 shots in the Flyers win in Arizona on Monday. Even with Brian Elliott back from injury, Pickard will make his third consecutive start on Thursday. He has had a tough season, but has stopped 65 of 71 shots (.916 SV%) in his last two outings. Pickard has a solid matchup as he closes out a home-and-home with the Coyotes.

Source: Bill Meltzer 11/8/18, 10:47 am EST

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Elliott (head) is expected to be available on Thursday.

Elliott was forced to miss Monday’s game after suffering a head injury in Sunday’s practice, but was back on the ice for Wednesday’s session. Alex Lyon was returned to Lehigh Valley (AHL), suggesting that Elliott will at least be able to back Calvin Pickard up on Thursday.

Source: Jordan Hall 11/7/18, 3:11 pm EST

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