Flyers Truly Finished Without Giroux for Game 5?: A Fan's Outlook The Philadelphia Flyers couldn't have been in a worse position right after their Game 4 loss to the New Jersey Devils on May 6. However, Flyers fans like myself learned that this wasn't true, after Claude Giroux was suspended for his elbow to Dainius Zubrus's head the next day. Now not only does Philadelphia need to win Game 5 on May 8 just to stay alive, it has to do it without Giroux on the ... Flyers-Devils: Game 5 recap Score: Devils 3, Flyers 1 What happened: The Devils' winning goal - off the stick of Ilya Bryzgalov onto the grateful stick of David Clarkson - was one of the worst goals allowed in Stanley Cup history. Bryz, who isn't exactly Ron Hextall with the stick, was shaky handling the puck all series, so what happened was entirely a shock. The correct and simple play was to push the puck behind the net ... Flyers ousted by Devils KIMMO TIMONEN twirled and dished the puck back, deeper into the Flyers' zone to try and shake a pressuring attacker. Flyers' season ends with 3-1 loss Kimmo Timonen twirled and dished the puck back, deeper into the Flyers' zone to try to shake a pressuring attacker. Five Flyers that Need Big Efforts in Game 5: A Fan's Look The Philadelphia Flyers host the New Jersey Devils in Game 5 of their playoff series on Tuesday, May 8. Trailing the series 3-1, the Flyers need to win the game in order to continue their season. That won't be easy given the way the team has played lately. Flyers Let Brodeur Nap for 40'th Birthday Present: A Fan's Outlook The Philadelphia Flyers didn't want to give the New Jersey Devils or Martin Brodeur any gifts for Game 4 on May 6. Flyers fans like myself felt overdue for a few gifts or two after the Devils suddenly jumped to a 2-1 lead in the series. To even things up, Philadelphia had to put the pressure on Brodeur and spoil his 40'th birthday. Flyers Must Rally Back like Devils Did Against Them in 2000: A Fan's Take The Philadelphia Flyers are trying to find any hope to cling to against the New Jersey Devils as elimination nears. Yet the air has been taken out of Flyers fans like myself, as we are reduced to hoping that the Devils won't advance in Philadelphia after Game 5 on May 8. But hopes for erasing the rest of New Jersey's 3-1 lead are pretty stagnant - so much so that we have to draw inspiration from ... Flyers Collapse Almost as Suddenly as Penguins: A Fan's Analysis The Philadelphia Flyers figured facing the New Jersey Devils would be easier than the Pittsburgh Penguins. After all, Flyers fans like myself had a lot of fun seeing the Penguins collapse and go out of their minds in the first round. Philadelphia reduced Pittsburgh into an undisciplined, scatter-brained mess - but thanks to the Devils, the Penguins are now probably having a laugh at the Flyers ... Let's Talk About Philadelphia Flyers Goalie Ilya Bryzgalov: Fan's Take The Philadelphia Flyers acquired the rights to and then signed goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov last June. General manager Paul Holmgren's intention was to stabilize a goal crease that had been shaky since the originally incarnation of Ron Hextall. Problems for Flyers Are Obvious After Game 4: A Fan's Take The Philadelphia Flyers are in major trouble. The New Jersey Devils earned another victory in Game 4 to take a 3-1 lead in the series. If the Flyers don't find a way to wake up and win the next three games, their season will come to a surprising end. The same problems that have plagued the team all series were on full display in Game 4. As a fan, it isn't too hard to figure out why the Flyers ...
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