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Guentzel stepping up again for Penguins in playoffs

Scored four goals in Game 6 to help eliminate Flyers

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

PHILADELPHIA -- Jake Guentzel better get used to wearing the playoff guy label.

The 23-year-old Pittsburgh Penguins forward has certainly earned it.

"He's one of those guys that has it," Penguins coach Mike Sullivan said. "He has the ability to play his best when the stakes are the highest."

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Neuvirth getting another chance to be playoff savior for Flyers

Goaltender keeping Philadelphia's season alive with play against Penguins

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

PITTSBURGH -- Maybe this time, Michal Neuvirth will get enough help to truly be the Philadelphia Flyers savior.

Neuvirth, playing in his first full game since Feb. 16 because of a pair of lower-body injuries, gave the Flyers a chance to come back in their Eastern Conference First Round series against the Pittsburgh Penguins by making 30 saves in a 4-2 win in Game 5 at PPG Paints Arena.

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Couturier inspires Flyers in Game 5 win against Penguins

Scores late goal to extend Eastern series three days after getting injured in practice

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

PITTSBURGH -- Claude Giroux told Sean Couturier a story about inspiration Friday morning, thinking maybe it would help push the Philadelphia Flyers center back into the lineup in a must-win game.

It helped. Big time.

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Couturier game-time decision; Flyers look to extend series

Center hopes to return from lower-body injury in Game 5 against Penguins

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

PITTSBURGH -- Sean Couturier will participate in warmups and will be a game-time decision for the Philadelphia Flyers in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference First Round against the Pittsburgh Penguins at PPG Paints Arena on Friday (7 p.m. ET; NBCSN, CBC, TVAS, NBCSP, ATTSN-PT).

The center, who was on the ice for an optional morning skate Friday, missed Game 4, a 5-0 loss, with a lower-body injury he sustained in a collision with teammate Radko Gudas in practice Tuesday. 

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Flyers believe they can win Game 5, extend series against Penguins

Giroux: 'We're not ready for our season to be over'

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

VOORHEES, N.J. -- Claude Giroux huddled his teammates around him at the end of practice Thursday to deliver a pep talk away from the coaches.

The Philadelphia Flyers captain doubled down a few minutes later when talking to the media.

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Couturier game-time decision for Flyers in Game 5 against Penguins

Center has lower-body injury sustained in practice

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

VOORHEES, N.J. -- Sean Couturier is a game-time decision for the Philadelphia Flyers in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference First Round against the Pittsburgh Penguins at PPG Paints Arena on Friday (7 p.m. ET; NBCSN, CBC, TVAS, NBCSP, ATTSN-PT).

The center, a Selke Trophy finalist this season, was scratched from the 5-0 loss in Game 4 at Wells Fargo Center on Wednesday because of a lower-body injury sustained in a collision with defenseman Radko Gudas in practice Tuesday.

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Penguins continue dominance of Flyers in Game 4

Score five in shutout win to move one victory from advancing in Eastern Conference

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

PHILADELPHIA -- The latest examples of the Pittsburgh Penguins' dominance against the Philadelphia Flyers this season came in yet another blowout.

The Penguins defeated the Flyers 5-0 in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference First Round at Wells Fargo Center on Wednesday to take a 3-1 lead in the best-of-7 series.

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Crosby sets Penguins playoff points record in win against Flyers

Gets goal, assist in Game 4 to reach 173, pass Lemieux

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

PHILADELPHIA -- Sidney Crosby took a record away from his former landlord Wednesday.

Crosby broke Mario Lemieux's Pittsburgh Penguins record for most points in the Stanley Cup Playoffs by scoring a goal and getting an assist in a 5-0 win against the Philadelphia Flyers in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference First Round.

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Fleury's ex-teammates with Penguins happy for his success in playoffs

Goaltender sparked first-year Golden Knights to sweep in opening round

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

PHILADELPHIA -- Tom Kuhnhackl stayed up late for all four games between the Vegas Golden Knights and Los Angeles Kings because he wanted to watch his close friend and countryman, forward Tobias Rieder, play for the Kings.

Instead, the Pittsburgh Penguins forward found himself mesmerized by a beloved former teammate now playing for the Golden Knights.

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Flyers ready for Game 4 against Penguins, with or without Couturier

Philadelphia's resiliency would be tested if forward, who limped off during practice, is out

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

VOORHEES, N.J. -- Resiliency has been the buzz word around the Philadelphia Flyers all season. 

For good reason.

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