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March 16, 1989 | By Frank Lawlor, Inquirer Staff Writer
During the final minutes of the Eastern High School Hockey League championship game Monday, in which Malvern Prep defeated Monsignor Bonner 8-3, a chant rose among the Malvern fans. "Flyers Cup! Flyers Cup!" Indeed, Malvern's sweep of the best-of-three series gave Malvern just the second of four championships on its agenda. First was the EHSHL regular-season title. Next comes the Flyers' Cup, which begins Tuesday. The winner of that tournament plays the best teams in Pennsylvania for a state title.
SPORTS
March 14, 2014 | By Nick Carroll, Inquirer Staff Writer
Jason Grande looked up to the top of the bleachers, to a narrow, two-row section of black benches that stood above the entrance to the largest rink at IceLine in West Chester. That's where he was two years ago when he watched his brother, Michael, win the Flyers Cup championship as a freshman. Wednesday, Jason watched his brother score the game-winning goal to help Rustin capture another Flyers Cup, but this time, he helped him from between the pipes. The freshman goalie stopped 24 shots as West Chester Rustin won its fourth Flyers Cup Class A championship in six years with a 4-1 win against Springfield (Delco)
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March 24, 2012 | By Marc Narducci, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
The Flyers are once again in the postseason and they hope that Danny Briere is officially back as a goal-scoring threat. Briere broke a long offensive drought with two second period power-play goals as the Flyers defeated the Montreal Canadiens, 4-1, on Saturday in a playoff-clinching win at the Wells Fargo Center. So with seven games left, the Flyers, who have 96 points, will attempt to earn the highest possible seed while Briere, notorious for his postseason success, looks to round into form.
SPORTS
December 2, 1991 | By David T. Shaw, Special to The Inquirer
What was supposed to be a battle between cross-town rivals West Chester East and West Chester Henderson on Saturday night instead evolved into a shootout between two of the Inter-County League's top players. From the drop of the puck, East's focus was on stopping league-leading scorer Josh Friday, who had racked up 20 goals in helping Henderson to a 4-0-1 start on the season. What the Warriors didn't realize was that they should have been equally attentive to containing East's Joe Widdis, a smooth-skating center who entered the game as the Vikings' top scorer with 12 goals and 7 assists.
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January 12, 2012 | By Marc Narducci, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Sergei Bobrovsky continues to state his case for more playing time. Earning his second consecutive start, Bobrovsky made several spectacular saves as the Flyers defeated the New York Islanders, 3-2, on Thursday at the Nassau Coliseum. The Flyers have won two in a row and conclude their four-game road trip on Saturday in Nashville. Leading by 2-1, Bobrovsky stopped Islanders center John Tavares on a one-timer from close range with 8 minutes, 23 seconds left in the third period.
NEWS
March 23, 1995 | By David T. Shaw, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
Lower Merion's hockey team waited 29 days to play in the Flyers Cup tournament. And when the Aces finally took the ice last night, in a Tier II semifinal against Malvern Prep, the rust that had been building for those four weeks didn't take long to show. The Aces, lackluster from the start and unable to gain much momentum, fell to the Friars, 5-3, at Ice Line. "Our intensity wasn't there," said coach Kerry Lipkin, whose team had last played a game on Feb. 21, in the Inter-County League playoffs.
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March 14, 2012 | By Brian Kotloff, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Even as La Salle misfired on shot after shot at the Holy Ghost Prep net Wednesday night, coach Wally Muehlbronner and his players could feel themselves inching toward a goal. And when that goal finally occurred 16 minutes and 40 seconds into the Flyers Cup Class AAA championship game at Hatfield Ice Arena in Colmar, they knew it would not be the last. "A lot of the game is mental," said junior forward Timothy Feoli, whose long slap shot found the back of the net to open the scoring in La Salle's 6-3 victory.
NEWS
January 25, 1988 | By David T. Shaw, Special to The Inquirer
Before beginning a two-week layoff, Downingtown earned its vacation by routing Penncrest, 10-0, to strengthen its hold on second place in the Inter- County Scholastic Hockey League. Downingtown was led in the Tuesday contest by Scott Weil, who had four goals and an assist. Goaltender John Gray faced 15 shots and was credited with his second shutout of the season as Downingtown improved its record to 8-2-1 in the league. Conestoga remained in first place in the ICSHL with a 6-0 win over Archbishop Carroll (4-6-1)
NEWS
January 31, 2012 | By Sam Carchidi, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
After two high-scoring games against each other, the Flyers and Winnipeg Jets found themselves in a rare defensive struggle Tuesday night at the Wells Fargo Center. Bryan Little was the lone scorer in the shootout to give the Jets a 2-1 win, snapping their three-game losing streak. The Flyers' Sean Couturier, Claude Giroux, and Jaromir Jagr were stopped by Ondrej Pavelec in the shootout. The Flyers are 1-4 in shootouts this season and 20-38 in their history. It was the Flyers' third straight shootout; they split the first two, losing to Boston and beating Florida.
NEWS
January 10, 1989 | By David T. Shaw, Special to The Inquirer
Three years ago, Harriton and Lower Merion combined to form an ice hockey team after a two-year layoff from the sport. This season, the two split and formed separate teams, and on Thursday night a rivalry was born. In their first meeting, Harriton ended up shortchanged of one key player in the split, namely Steve Turner, whose 4 goals and 2 assists against the Rams made all the difference as Lower Merion eased its way to an 8-2 victory. Turner, a senior who has been given the freedom by coach Tony Guerrera to go on and off the ice as his heart and legs desire, increased his goal-scoring total to 22 for the season to lead the Inter-County Scholastic Hockey League.
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March 14, 2014 | By Nick Carroll, Inquirer Staff Writer
Jason Grande looked up to the top of the bleachers, to a narrow, two-row section of black benches that stood above the entrance to the largest rink at IceLine in West Chester. That's where he was two years ago when he watched his brother, Michael, win the Flyers Cup championship as a freshman. Wednesday, Jason watched his brother score the game-winning goal to help Rustin capture another Flyers Cup, but this time, he helped him from between the pipes. The freshman goalie stopped 24 shots as West Chester Rustin won its fourth Flyers Cup Class A championship in six years with a 4-1 win against Springfield (Delco)
NEWS
March 24, 2012 | By Marc Narducci, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
The Flyers are once again in the postseason and they hope that Danny Briere is officially back as a goal-scoring threat. Briere broke a long offensive drought with two second period power-play goals as the Flyers defeated the Montreal Canadiens, 4-1, on Saturday in a playoff-clinching win at the Wells Fargo Center. So with seven games left, the Flyers, who have 96 points, will attempt to earn the highest possible seed while Briere, notorious for his postseason success, looks to round into form.
NEWS
March 14, 2012 | By Brian Kotloff, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Even as La Salle misfired on shot after shot at the Holy Ghost Prep net Wednesday night, coach Wally Muehlbronner and his players could feel themselves inching toward a goal. And when that goal finally occurred 16 minutes and 40 seconds into the Flyers Cup Class AAA championship game at Hatfield Ice Arena in Colmar, they knew it would not be the last. "A lot of the game is mental," said junior forward Timothy Feoli, whose long slap shot found the back of the net to open the scoring in La Salle's 6-3 victory.
NEWS
February 29, 2012 | By Sam Carchidi, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
SAN JOSE, Calif. - Pedestrians in downtown San Jose are greeted by a welcoming recording of a bird's tweet, signifying it's safe to cross the street. San Jose goalie Antti Niemi wasn't as welcoming on Tuesday night. The Flyers, the NHL's highest-scoring team, were shut out for the second time in three games as they fell to the Sharks, 1-0, in front of a sellout crowd at HP Pavilion. In a tight-checking, playoff-type game, Niemi made 26 saves and notched his fifth shutout of the season; it was his first game against the Flyers since he defeated them in the Stanley Cup Finals for Chicago in 2010.
NEWS
January 31, 2012 | By Sam Carchidi, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
After two high-scoring games against each other, the Flyers and Winnipeg Jets found themselves in a rare defensive struggle Tuesday night at the Wells Fargo Center. Bryan Little was the lone scorer in the shootout to give the Jets a 2-1 win, snapping their three-game losing streak. The Flyers' Sean Couturier, Claude Giroux, and Jaromir Jagr were stopped by Ondrej Pavelec in the shootout. The Flyers are 1-4 in shootouts this season and 20-38 in their history. It was the Flyers' third straight shootout; they split the first two, losing to Boston and beating Florida.
NEWS
January 12, 2012 | By Marc Narducci, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Sergei Bobrovsky continues to state his case for more playing time. Earning his second consecutive start, Bobrovsky made several spectacular saves as the Flyers defeated the New York Islanders, 3-2, on Thursday at the Nassau Coliseum. The Flyers have won two in a row and conclude their four-game road trip on Saturday in Nashville. Leading by 2-1, Bobrovsky stopped Islanders center John Tavares on a one-timer from close range with 8 minutes, 23 seconds left in the third period.
NEWS
March 23, 1995 | By David T. Shaw, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
Lower Merion's hockey team waited 29 days to play in the Flyers Cup tournament. And when the Aces finally took the ice last night, in a Tier II semifinal against Malvern Prep, the rust that had been building for those four weeks didn't take long to show. The Aces, lackluster from the start and unable to gain much momentum, fell to the Friars, 5-3, at Ice Line. "Our intensity wasn't there," said coach Kerry Lipkin, whose team had last played a game on Feb. 21, in the Inter-County League playoffs.
NEWS
December 13, 1993 | By David T. Shaw, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
The bad news for Bishop Shanahan on Thursday night was that it lost, 3-2, to Conestoga in an inter-division game that could have gone either way. The good news came in realizing that success in their own division of the Inter-County League may not be just a pipe dream if they play up to their ability for three full periods. "If we keep hustling and working hard, the goals will come and we'll win games," Eagles winger Chris Griest said. "We realized with Conestoga that we can't play half a game, but that we have to work hard for all 45 minutes.
SPORTS
December 2, 1991 | By David T. Shaw, Special to The Inquirer
What was supposed to be a battle between cross-town rivals West Chester East and West Chester Henderson on Saturday night instead evolved into a shootout between two of the Inter-County League's top players. From the drop of the puck, East's focus was on stopping league-leading scorer Josh Friday, who had racked up 20 goals in helping Henderson to a 4-0-1 start on the season. What the Warriors didn't realize was that they should have been equally attentive to containing East's Joe Widdis, a smooth-skating center who entered the game as the Vikings' top scorer with 12 goals and 7 assists.
NEWS
March 16, 1989 | By Frank Lawlor, Inquirer Staff Writer
During the final minutes of the Eastern High School Hockey League championship game Monday, in which Malvern Prep defeated Monsignor Bonner 8-3, a chant rose among the Malvern fans. "Flyers Cup! Flyers Cup!" Indeed, Malvern's sweep of the best-of-three series gave Malvern just the second of four championships on its agenda. First was the EHSHL regular-season title. Next comes the Flyers' Cup, which begins Tuesday. The winner of that tournament plays the best teams in Pennsylvania for a state title.
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