Nikolay Zherdev’s assist on Scotty Hartnell’s third period tying goal led the Philadelphia Flyers to defeat the Buffalo Sabres in a thrilling overtime victory, and force a Game 7 matchup on Tuesday. Trailing 4-3 with 9 minutes remaining in the high stake game, Zherdev took control after flying up the wing and released a hard
In late February, enigmatic winger Nik Zherdev cleared waivers and his short Flyers career seemed over. But instead of sulking, Zherdev improved his work habits and the Flyers decided not to send him to the minors. That gave him another NHL opportunity. None bigger than Monday night. Zherdev, playing because of an injury to Andreas
Brian Leetch believes if goalie Sergie Bobrovsky regains his mid-season form Philadelphia could prevail in five games.
After Philadelphia’s lackluster loss in Columbus on Monday, O’Donnell’s first-period fight provided much-needed energy for his teammates, and helped spur the Flyers’ 6-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night. Jeff Carter scored a goal and had two assists, and the Flyers survived a third-period flurry to help forget about a frustrating 2-1 loss