Penguins Better Know an Opponent: Philadelphia Flyers

Basic Intel

Nickname: Flyer Location: Philadelphia, PA Division: Atlantic

Record and Rankings

Record: 47-26-9 (103 pts) Goals per Game: 3.2 (2nd overall) Goals Against: 2.7 (20th overall) Power Play Percentage: 19.7% (6th overall) Penalty Kill Percentage: 81.8% (17th overall)

Team Report

Offensive focus: Scott Hartnell – 37 Goals Playmaker: Claude Giroux- 65 assists Goalie: Ilya Bryzgalov – .909 Save percentage


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Jagr and Talbot back in Pittsburgh tonight wearing orange

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Poll: Will Pitt Get the #1 Overall Seed in the NCAA Tournament?

Previously, we queried whether the Pens would be able to pull out the Atlantic division and this was your response:

Will the Penguins win the Atlantic Division?

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Poll: Will the Penguins Win the Atlantic Division?

I’m deeply saddened that I cannot put up a poll about our triumph at the Super Bowl, but you can’t win them all.

For now, we must turn our eyes forward.  Lucky for us, Pittsburgh is the home to not one, but two, amazing professional teams (sorry, Pirates).  The Penguins have completed over two-thirds of […]

Statue of Mario Lemieux Outside of CONSOL

Rightfully so, a statue of Mario Lemieux will be unveiled outside of the new CONSOL Energy Center, though you won’t find the statue when you go to the home opener on October 7th against the Flyers.  More appropriately, it will be unveiled on December 27th which is the 10 year anniversary of Lemieux’s comeback in […]

NHL Playoffs: Round 2

Round 1 has ended, but not without its fair share of drama and upsets. Now, can round 2 live up to the hype that the first round provided? I have a hunch that hockey fans won’t be disappointed.

The NHL itself couldn’t be happier with round one as every series was competitive, except for the […]