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Flyers' Samuel Ersson: Fourth straight win
Ersson made 29 saves in a 4-3 shootout win over the Penguins on Saturday.
Kris Letang beat him twice, including once in the shootout. Ersson made saves on Jake Guentzel, Sidney Crosby and Bryan Rust in the shootout to secure the victory. Ersson has strung together four consecutive wins with a .932 save percentage during that stretch. He won't ever take the crease away from Carter Hart, but he's become a decent spot starter for fantasy managers.... See More ... See Less
Flyers' Samuel Ersson: Starting in Pittsburgh
Ersson will patrol the visiting crease versus Pittsburgh on Saturday.
Ersson has won his last three starts, culminating in his first shutout of the season Nov. 25, as he stopped 25 shots in a 1-0 win over the Islanders. Ersson is 4-3-1 with a 2.78 GAA and .881 save percentage this season. He should see plenty of rubber, as the Penguins are averaging 33.5 shots on goal, third-most in the NHL.... See More ... See Less
Flyers' Samuel Ersson: First shutout of season
Ersson stopped all 25 shots he faced in a 1-0 shootout win over the Islanders on Saturday.
Ersson had to be sharp early -- New York outshot Philly 6-0 to start the game. And then he had to stay sharp without action as his teammates turned the tables, outshooting the Isles 12-6 by the end of the first. Ilya Sorokin ended up facing the bulk of the shots in the contest, making 40 saves in regulation and overtime, but it was Ersson who got the victory. The shutout was Ersson's first of the season and second in the NHL.... See More ... See Less
Flyers' Samuel Ersson: Facing Islanders
Ersson will guard the road goal Saturday against the Islanders.
Ersson has stopped 55 of 60 shots for a 2-0-0 record in his past two outings. In seven appearances this season, he has posted a mark of 3-3-1 with a 3.22 GAA and an .863 save percentage. The Islanders sit 29th in the league this campaign with 2.68 goals per contest.... See More ... See Less
Flyers' Samuel Ersson: Not busy in third win
Ersson stopped 20 of 22 shots in Sunday's 5-2 win over the Blue Jackets.
The Flyers never trailed in the game, in large part due to a defensive effort that made sure Columbus wasn't able to get more than nine shots on net in any period. Ersson has won three of his last four starts to improve his record to 3-3-1, and through five appearances in November he has a dazzling 2.09 GAA despite a merely solid .909 save percentage. As long as Carter Hart is healthy though, Ersson will remain stuck in a backup role.... See More ... See Less
Flyers' Samuel Ersson: Guarding goal Sunday
Ersson will protect the home net against Columbus on Sunday, Jordan Hall of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports.
Ersson made 35 saves in a 6-3 win over Anaheim on Nov. 10 during his last start. He has a 2-3-1 record this season with a 3.42 GAA and an .855 save percentage over six games played. The Blue Jackets rank 26th in the league this campaign with 2.72 goals per contest.... See More ... See Less
Flyers' Samuel Ersson: Makes 35 saves in win
Ersson allowed three goals on 38 shots in Friday's 6-3 win over the Ducks.
The Flyers opened a 3-0 lead early in the second period and were able to guide it home from there. Ersson has played in four of the last five games, allowing eight goals on 88 shots in that span. The 24-year-old had struggled in his first two games of the season, and with Carter Hart (illness) not expected to be out much longer, Ersson's time as the primary starter is likely just about over. The Flyers play again Saturday against the Kings.... See More ... See Less
Flyers' Samuel Ersson: Facing Ducks
Ersson will defend the visiting crease versus Anaheim on Friday.
Carter Hart was confirmed to start for the Flyers on Friday, but he came down with an illness. leaving the start for Ersson. Ersson is 1-3-1 this season, with a 3.53 GAA and .830 save percentage. Ersson will take on the Ducks, who are tied for 21st in NHL scoring with 37 goals in 12 games.... See More ... See Less
Flyers' Samuel Ersson: Comes up short
Ersson stopped 17 of 19 shots in Tuesday's 2-1 loss to the Sharks.
Despite arguably one of the most favorable matchups in the league, Ersson was on the wrong end of the result Tuesday. He allowed an early goal to Anthony Duclair and William Eklund added a power-play tally in the second period. Ersson is now at a 1-3-1 record with 17 goals allowed on 100 shots across his five appearances this season. Until Carter Hart (middle body) is ready to return, Ersson figures to get most of the starts for the Flyers. Their road trip continues with a back-to-back in Anaheim and Los Angeles on Friday and Saturday, respectively.... See More ... See Less
Flyers' Samuel Ersson: Starting in San Jose
Ersson will start between the pipes in Tuesday's road game versus the Sharks.
Ersson was sharp in his last start Friday against the Sabres, stopping 21 of 22 shots en route to a convincing 5-1 victory. He'll try to pick up his second win of the season in a highly-favorable road matchup with a San Jose squad that's struggled immensely to the tune of an 0-10-1 record to start the year.... See More ... See Less
Flyers' Samuel Ersson: Earns first win
Ersson stopped 21 of 22 shots in Friday's 5-1 win over the Sabres.
Ersson picked up his first win in four appearances this season, turning in a solid performance after he gave up two goals on nine shots in a relief outing versus the Sabres on Wednesday. The 24-year-old has a chance to get some playing time with Carter Hart (middle body) ailing. Ersson has allowed 15 goals on 81 shots so far. It's unclear if he'll start at home versus the Kings on Saturday or if Cal Petersen will get the nod against his former team.... See More ... See Less
Flyers' Samuel Ersson: Facing Sabres
Ersson will be between the visiting pipes versus the Sabres on Friday, Heather Engel of NHL.com reports.
Ersson will replace the injured Carter Hart (abdomen). Ersson has had little success this season as he is 0-2-1, having given up 14 goals on just 59 shots. He gave up two goals on nine shots in relief of Hart on Wednesday and Ersson ended up taking the loss versus the Sabres.... See More ... See Less
Flyers' Samuel Ersson: Falls to Buffalo in relief
Ersson allowed two goals on nine shots in Wednesday's 5-2 loss to the Sabres.
After replacing Carter Hart (undisclosed) in the first period, Ersson was able to keep the Sabres off the board until the third, when he allowed a pair of goals en route to a 5-2 loss. It was another tough outing for the 24-year-old netminder, who falls to 0-2-1 with an unsightly .763 save percentage to start the year. Despite his early struggles, Ersson may be in line for an extended role if Hart is forced to miss additional time, as Felix Sandstrom was sent down to AHL Lehigh Valley on a conditioning stint Tuesday.... See More ... See Less
Flyers' Samuel Ersson: Sunk by Ducks
Ersson stopped 18 shots in Saturday's 7-4 loss to the Ducks.
Anaheim scored its first goal just 58 seconds into the first period and never stopped attacking, building a 4-0 lead by the midway point of the game before Philly even got on the board. Ersson wasn't as much to blame as his defense in this one, but the 24-year-old netminder has still been beaten 12 times on 50 shots through his first two starts of the season. Next time the Flyers decide to give Carter Hart a breather, it could be Felix Sandstrom's turn to man the crease.... See More ... See Less
Flyers' Samuel Ersson: Starting vs. Anaheim
Ersson will guard the home net Saturday against the Ducks, Jordan Hall of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports.
Ersson struggled in his first start of the season, allowing five goals on 25 shots in an overtime loss to the Stars. The 25-year-old netminder will get another shot Saturday against the Ducks, as he appears to have earned the backup job in Philadelphia over Felix Sandstrom. Ersson played in 12 games with the Flyers last season, going 6-3-1 with an .899 save percentage.... See More ... See Less
Flyers' Samuel Ersson: Starting Saturday
Ersson will tend the crease in Dallas on Saturday, Kevin Kurz of The Athletic reports.
Ersson will get his first start of the season, with Felix Sandstrom as his backup. Carter Hart is healthy but is getting the night off, according to coach John Tortorella. Ersson was 6-3-0 with a 3.07 GAA and .899 save percentage in 12 appearances last season. He will face the Stars, who have scored seven goals through three contests.... See More ... See Less
Flyers' Samuel Ersson: Signs two-year contract
Ersson signed a two-year, $2.9 million contract extension with Philadelphia on Saturday.
Ersson 's contract will begin in the 2024-25 season, as he still has one year remaining on his entry-level deal. Ersson was 6-3-0 with a 3.07 GAA and .899 save percentage in 12 games with the Flyers last season. He spent most of the year with AHL Lehigh Valley, where he went 24-17-1 with a 2.84 GAA and .900 save percentage. Ersson was red-hot to begin his NHL career, winning his first six starts before losing his final three decisions. Ersson will likely see more time at the AHL level this season, as he needs to play, but he could challenge for a roster spot the following season.... See More ... See Less
Flyers' Samuel Ersson: Sent to minors
Ersson was reassigned to AHL Lehigh Valley on Wednesday, Jordan Hall of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports.
Ersson started in Philadelphia's last two games, stopping 55 of 61 shots while losing both contests. He's 6-3-0 with a 3.07 GAA and an .899 save percentage in 12 appearances with the Flyers this season. His demotion might be an indication that Carter Hart (lower body) is ready to at least serve as the backup Thursday versus Dallas.... See More ... See Less
Flyers' Samuel Ersson: Allows three goals in loss
Ersson surrendered three goals on 31 shots in a 4-2 loss to St. Louis on Tuesday.
Ersson was bested by Jordan Kyrou in the first period and then beaten twice on 12 shots in the second frame. St. Louis' final marker was scored on an empty net. Ersson dropped his second straight start after he turned aside 27 of 30 shots in a 4-2 loss to Pittsburgh on Sunday. He's 6-3-0 with a 3.07 GAA and an .899 save percentage in 12 appearances in 2022-23.... See More ... See Less
Flyers' Samuel Ersson: Starting in St. Louis
Ersson will patrol the road crease versus the Blues on Tuesday, Giana Han of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
Ersson was decent in his last start Sunday versus the Penguins, stopping 27 of 30 shots, but he still came away with a loss due to insufficient goal support from his teammates. He'll try to get back in the win column in a road matchup with a St. Louis squad that's averaging 3.16 goals per game at home this campaign, 17th in the NHL.... See More ... See Less
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