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Bailey’s Daily: Flyers Playoff Hopes Dwindling; Mikko Rantanen Injury Update



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In Saturday’s edition of Bailey’s Daily, we’ll be talking the latest Philadelphia Flyers news, NHL news, stories, highlights, and more from the last day.

Flyers News

  • Just when you thought the Philadelphia Flyers had a chance to atone for their mistakes, they make another one. Buffalo emerged victorious in Friday’s Flyers game, defeating the visitors, 4-2.
  • After recovering from two back surgeries and returning to the ice after over 600 days out, Flyers captain Sean Couturier was named the team’s 2024 Bill Masterton Trophy nominee.
  • Carchidi: Will Flyers head coach John Tortorella be rewarded for his recent gambles on tirades in front of the media? So far, it’s not an encouraging start.
  • Earlier in the week, the Flyers signed NCAA prospect Matt Miller to an AHL tryout; Miller scored in his pro debut for Lehigh Valley in an overtime win on Friday night.
  • According to a report, Ivan Fedotov and the Flyers are working on an extension that would keep the big Russian netminder in Philly for multiple years.

NHL News from National Hockey Now

  • Colorado Avalanche superstar Mikko Rantanen left Friday night’s game with an upper-body injury and is set to be out for “a while”, according to head coach Jared Bednar.
  • With Washington and Detroit both coming up empty-handed on Friday, the optimism around the Pittsburgh Penguins‘ season is suddenly at an all-time high.
  • According to a report, the Boston Bruins, once considered favorites, were never “all-in” on prized NCAA free agent Collin Graf after all.
  • According to a source, the New Jersey Devils will lose collegiate forward Artem Shlaine to free agency in the summer.
  • Sportsnet: Watch as The Great 8, Alexander Ovechkin, scores his 850th career goal against the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday night.

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