Posts Tagged ‘matchup’

Flyers- 0- Rangers- 2- Post-Game Recap

November 20th, 2014 by Kyle Lutz | Comments Off on Flyers- 0- Rangers- 2- Post-Game Recap | Filed in Flyers, Hockey

Rick Nash celebrating a second-period goal (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

SHOTS BY PERIOD

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Philadelphia Eagles (1-0) at Indianapolis Colts (0-1)- Game Preview, Analysis, Predictions and more

September 13th, 2014 by Kyle Lutz | Comments Off on Philadelphia Eagles (1-0) at Indianapolis Colts (0-1)- Game Preview, Analysis, Predictions and more | Filed in Eagles, Football

Date- 09/15
Time- 8:30 PM EST
Channel- ESPN
Favorites- Colts by 3
Location- Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana

Injury Report

Eagles

Lane Johnson- suspended
Allen Barbre- ankle (on IR)
Najee Goode- pectoral (on IR)
Evan Mathis- knee (on IR)
Travis Long- knee (on IR)
Matt Tobin- ankle (questionable)
Josh Huff- shoulder (questionable)
Chris Polk- hamstring (probable)
Brad Smith- groin (probable)
Jaylen Watkins- hamstring (probable)

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Philadelphia Flyers (23-18-4) vs. New York Rangers (23-20-3)- Game Preview, Breakdown, Injury Report and Predictions

January 13th, 2014 by Kyle Lutz | Comments Off on Philadelphia Flyers (23-18-4) vs. New York Rangers (23-20-3)- Game Preview, Breakdown, Injury Report and Predictions | Filed in Flyers, General, Hockey

The Flyers, in a back-to-back scenario, face off tonight against the rival Rangers at MSG in an attempt to bounce back after a close, yet tough 6-3 loss vs. Tampa yesterday afternoon. In the process, Tampa ended Philadelphia’s 10-game home winning streak with the win. Philadelphia fired 38 shots yesterday at Tampa goalie Anders Lindback, and although they lit the lamp on three occasions they had numerous chances that they couldn’t thread the needle on. On the flip side, Flyers’ starter Steve Mason played poorly, giving up five goals on just 17 shots. Eventually he was replaced by backup Ray Emery, who stopped the seven shots that came his way.

New York has gone 7-2-1 in their last 10 games and has turned their season around in the process. Both teams have an equal amount of wins this year (23), while New York has two more losses (20 to 18) than Philadelphia does. Emery will get the start on the back-to-back, despite playing briefly yesterday, while Henrik Lundqvist, as usual, will get the start for New York.

This is the second match-up of the season out of four between these two division rivals. Philadelphia beat the Rangers 2-1 at home on October 24th. The two teams will play again, at Philly and New York, in the span of three weeks in March. In the first match-up, Mason played spectacular and made 30 saves on 31 shots for the game. New York only trails Philly by a point in the Metropolitan Standings (50 to 49).

Lundqvist is 25-12-3 in his career vs. Philadelphia with a save percentage of .914. Philadelphia is just 3/19 on the man advantage in the past five games. Wayne Simmonds scored the lone power play goal for Philadelphia in the loss yesterday against Tampa. The problem for New York this season has been their goal scoring, or a lack thereof. They rank 23rd in the NHL this season in goals for, while they’re a middle of the pack defensive team, as far as goals against (14th).

On the flip side, Philadelphia’s problems primarily are dumb penalties, lack of discipline, and at times defensive mistakes, breakdowns and turnovers. They rank first in the league in penalty minutes (708), although, despite the lack of discipline, they rank sixth in the league on the penalty kill with a percentage of 84.8. New York’s power play this season has been an improved area, as they rank sixth at 21.3%. They rank right behind Philadelphia on the penalty kill, as they rank eighth at 84.7%.

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Washington Redskins vs. Philadelphia Eagles- Game Preview, Breakdown, Injury Report, and Predictions

November 17th, 2013 by Kyle Lutz | Comments Off on Washington Redskins vs. Philadelphia Eagles- Game Preview, Breakdown, Injury Report, and Predictions | Filed in Eagles, Football, General

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Washington Redskins (3-6) at Philadelphia Eagles (5-5)
1 PM —- Lincoln Financial Field — Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
TV– FOX — Radio- 94.1 WIP FM

Starting Quarterbacks ——–   GP — QBRat– Comp– Att– Pct — Yards — Yards/Game — Yards/Attempt — TD — INT

                                                Robert Griffin III ——– 9 —- 83.8 —– 205  337 — 60.8 — 2450 — 272.2 — 7.3 —  12 — 9                                                                                                      Nick Foles —— 7 —– 132.5 — 86 — 136 –63.2 — 1256 — 179.4 — 9.2 —- 16 —-    0

 

The Philadelphia Eagles, in less than 12 hours from now, will attempt to gain sole possession of first place within the NFC East division, with a win over rival Washington, who’s coming off of a seven point loss, 34-27, at Minnesota 10 days ago on a Thursday night game. Last season, Washington was in a very similar, almost exact situation as this season. Last year, they were 3-6 as well, and went on to win seven consecutive games to finish at 10-6 — good enough for first place within the NFC East; Washington’s first division title in 13 years, since they went 10-6 in the 1999 season.

Meanwhile, Philadelphia can’t seem to buy a win at home these past couple of seasons, for whatever reason. They’re winless at home this season, at 0-4, while Washington is 1-4 on the road. Currently, Philadelphia has a 10-game losing streak at home, dating back to last year. Their last home victory came over a year ago, vs. the Giants, on September 30th, when they won 19-17.

The former is tied for dead last, with the New York Giants, within the division, while Philadelphia is tied, with five wins a piece, with Dallas for the lead. Washington has been outscored by 57 points thus far, 287-230, while Philadelphia has outscored their opponents by eight points, 252-244.

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Classic Shaping Up In Philly

September 4th, 2009 by Christian | 4 Comments | Filed in General, Phillies

Ryan Howard just doubled in Chase Utley to give the Phillies a 2-1 lead in the bottom of the sixth. The pitching matchup has been as good as advertised, with old school veteran Pedro Martinez out-pitching current whiz kid Tim Lincecum so far.

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