Report: Red Wings G Jonathan Bernier on Flyer’s radar ahead of trade deadline
Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jonathan Bernier plays during an NHL hockey game against the Carolina Hurricanes Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)DETROIT – The Philadelphia Flyers are interested in improving their goaltending by adding Detroit Red Wings netminder Jonathan Bernier ahead of the trade deadline (April 12). He boasts a .918 save percentage through 17 games played with the dismal Red Wings. He’s been a trade target longer that just this season -- I was offering him up last season, too. AdThe thing that LeBrun failed to report: Bernier has been hurt and hasn’t played since March 18.
Canadiens beat Flyers 3-2 in Game 5 to stave off elimination
TORONTO, ONT Nick Suzuki buried the winner 22 seconds after Philadelphia tied it in the third period, Brendan Gallagher snapped a goal drought and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Flyers 5-3 on Wednesday night in Game 5 to stave off elimination in the first-round playoff series. Joel Armia scored twice for the Canadiens, Phillip Danault sealed it into an empty net, and Carey Price made 26 saves. "They want to keep playing.Jakub Voracek scored twice for the Flyers both on a five-minute power play in the second period and added an assist. Kevin Hayes then had a partial break, leading to a tripping call and Farabees goal that briefly drew the Flyers level before Suzuki responded. Philadelphia made the Canadiens pay 50 seconds later when Voraceks shot struck the stick of Montreal's Ben Chiarot and beat Price.