April 3, 2014 |
ST. LOUIS - The Flyers' No. 1 goalie, Steve Mason, was given the night off, and their top defenseman, Kimmo Timonen, was back home with a facial injury. Still, they managed to take the Western Conference's best team, the St. Louis Blues, to the limit on Tuesday night, only to lose in a shootout, 1-0, at the Scottrade Center. Olympic hero T.J. Oshie and defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk scored in the shootout, and goalie Ryan Miller was flawless as the Blues avenged a 4-1 loss to the Flyers 10 nights earlier.
March 9, 2014 |
WEST OAK LANE A West Oak Lane man was sentenced to 19 to 40 years in prison Friday for his role as lookout in an attempted 2010 home-invasion robbery that wounded two men and killed local disc jockey Rendell "DJ Randy Flash" Miller. Kevin White, 25, was sentenced to the same prison term as Lashawn Peterson, 25, who pleaded guilty before trial last September. White was convicted of third-degree murder. Philadelphia Common Pleas Court Judge Linda Carpenter told White he was lucky he would not be serving life.
January 16, 2014 |
BUFFALO - After missing six games because of a concussion, winger Matt Read returned to the Flyers' lineup Tuesday night in Buffalo. "He's an every-situation player for us - penalty kill, power play, five-on-five," coach Craig Berube said after the morning skate. "He's fast, has the ability to put the puck in the net. " Read, who has 10 goals in 40 games, set up the game-winner in a 4-3 victory over the Sabres. The Flyers had gone 3-3 in the six games he missed. "It's tough every day seeing your teammates go to work and you can't do much," Read said before the game.
November 23, 2013 |
The Flyers' third line played like its No. 1 unit Thursday night. Third-line winger Matt Read scored a pair of goals 1 minute and 40 seconds apart late in the second period, keying the Flyers' 4-1 win over the woeful Buffalo Sabres at the Wells Fargo Center. Steve Downie and Sean Couturier had assists on both of Read's goals as the Flyers (9-10-2) increased their points streak to six games (5-0-1). They can get to .500 for the first time this season if they beat the visiting New York Islanders on Saturday.
July 28, 2013
Oakland Raiders receiver Andre Holmes has been suspended for the first four games of the season for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing substances. The league announced the suspension Saturday. Holmes will be eligible to return to the Raiders' active roster Sept. 30. He will be allowed to participate in all preseason practices and games. Browns' OL hospitalized Browns offensive tackle Ryan Miller remained hospitalized after suffering a head injury during practice.
May 10, 2013 |
KEY STATS .897: Flyers' total save percentage as a team, regardless of which goaltender was in net (141 goals allowed on 1,371 shots). 78 percent: Shots faced for Ilya Bryzgalov this season (1,066 out of 1,371). .900: Bryzgalov's save percentage, ranking him 48th out of 57 goaltenders who played a minimum of 10 games during the shortened season. 4: Number of goaltenders to start a game with the Flyers this season -including Bryzgalov (40), Steve Mason (6), Brian Boucher (1)
April 29, 2013
Henrik Lundqvist made 20 and the host New York Rangers beat the New Jersey Devils, 4-0, on Saturday to avoid finishing eighth in the Eastern Conference and will be either the No. 6 or 7 seed. Elsewhere: Washington came back for a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins, who are trying to win the Northeast Division. The Bruins need to beat Ottawa on Sunday night to take the title. . . . Devin Setoguchi broke a second-period tie as the Minnesota Wild secured their first playoff spot in five years with a 3-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche.
April 27, 2013
Thomas Vanek scored the lone goal in the shootout, and Ryan Miller made 30 saves before the tiebreaker to give the host Buffalo Sabres in a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Friday night in the regular-season finale for both teams. Miller, playing in his 500th game with the Sabres, sealed the win when he stopped John Tavares' shot in the third round of the shootout. The Islanders moved up to sixth place in the Eastern Conference and lead the New York Rangers and Ottawa Senators by one point, but the Rangers have one game left and Ottawa has two remaining this weekend.
January 22, 2013
Ryan Miller stopped 34 shots to lead the Buffalo Sabres past the host Toronto Maple Leafs, 2-1, on Monday night. Miller lost his shutout bid when Nazem Kadri scored on the power play with 1 minute, 42 seconds remaining. Toronto's Joffrey Lupul appeared to tie it seconds later with goalie Ben Scrivens on the bench, but the goal was disallowed. Elsewhere: Tyler Seguin and Patrice Bergeron scored in the shootout to lift the host Boston Bruins to a 2-1 win over the Winnipeg Jets.
November 15, 2011 |
BRAD BOYES and Thomas Vanek scored in a shootout to help the visiting Buffalo Sabres beat the Montreal Canadiens, 3-2, last night. Jhonas Enroth made 25 saves in place of injured starter Ryan Miller to improve to 6-0 this season. Miller sustained a concussion Saturday night in a collision with Boston forward Milan Lucic in the Sabres' 6-2 loss to Boston. Yesterday, NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan reacted strongly to complaints from the Sabres after he elected not to suspend Lucic.