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Michal Neuvirth | Goalie | #30

Team: Philadelphia Flyers
Age / DOB:  (29) / 3/23/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 209
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 2 (34) / WAS
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Michal Neuvirth stopped 28 of 29 shots in a 3-1 win over the New Jersey Devils.
Neuvirth started two straight games for the Flyers for the first time since early November. He has won each of his last three starts and could begin earning more action over Brian Elliott. With the Flyers back in action tomorrow night, Elliott might be back in goal. How Elliott fairs in tomorrow's game will likely have a big impact on the decision of who will start on Tuesday against the Red Wings. Jan 20 - 4:54 PM

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The Philadelphia Flyers will have Michal Neuvirth in goal this afternoon against the New Jersey Devils.

Neuvirth has won his last two starts, posting a 1.29 goals against average and .957 save percentage. He'll come into this afternoon's contest with a 4-5-1 record with a 2.35 goals against average and a .924 save percentage.
Jan 20 - 12:41 PM

Michal Neuvirth is the Flyers' probable starter for Saturday afternoon's game against the Devils.

He has been rock solid in his last two starts including a 29-save 3-2 overtime victory over the Maple Leafs on Thursday, and has earned another start at the expense of Brian Elliott. For the season, Neuvirth has a 4-5-1 record with a 2.35 GAA and a .924 SP.
Jan 20 - 10:40 AM

Michal Neuvirth stopped 29 of the 31 shots he faced as the Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 in overtime on Thursday night.

With number 88 on his shoulder in honor of Eric Lindros, whose number was retired earlier in the night, Neuvirth made a key stop on Auston Matthews in overtime that led to Sean Couturier's goal 18 seconds into the extra frame. It was an excellent performance from the Flyers' netminder. Neuvirth improves to 4-5-1 on the season with a 2.35 goals-against average and a .924 save percentage. Based on this game's performance and his team's reaction, he may just get another start ahead of the struggling Brian Elliott next game.
Jan 18 - 10:56 PM

Michal Neuvirth will be between the pipes for the Flyers Thursday night versus Toronto.

It's a rare start for Neuvirth, who has acted as Brian Elliott's understudy this season. Elliott has struggled recently though, which likely contributed to the decision to give Neuvirth the nod.
Jan 18 - 11:21 AM

Michal Neuvirth made 30 stops in a 4-1 win over Buffalo on Sunday.

Neuvirth surrendered the first goal of the game, but he didn't allow another the rest of the way. He earned his third win of the season in just his 10th appearance. It was also his first start since Nov. 28.
Jan 7 - 4:07 PM

Michal Neuvirth will indeed be Philadelphia's starter on Sunday afternoon.

It was expected that he would start against Buffalo and that was confirmed when he led the Flyers out for the pregame warmups. This will be his first start since Nov. 28.
Jan 7 - 12:35 PM

Look for Michal Neuvirth to get the start in goal for the Flyers Sunday.

Brian Elliott has started the last 16 games in a row as Neuvirth has been disabled with a lower body injury. He was activated from injured reserve on December 26 but has yet to be back between the pipes. He is 2-5-1 with a 2.65 GAA and a .915 save percentage. Adjust your lineups accordingly.
Jan 7 - 9:28 AM

Michal Neuvirth (lower body) has been activated off injured reserve by Philadelphia.

Neuvirth hasn't played since Nov. 28 and he has been on injured reserve with a suspected leg injury since early December. In a corresponding move, the Flyers have loaned Alex Lyon to Lehigh Valley of the AHL.
Tue, Dec 26, 2017 03:26:00 PM

Michal Neuvirth (leg) practiced with the Flyers on Tuesday.

There's a good chance that Neuvirth will be available to serve as Brian Elliott's backup Wednesday night. "Conditioning's good, I've been moving well," Neuvirth said. "It's about the timing and tracking the puck. The eyes have to get quicker a little bit." Assuming Neuvirth's healthy, he'll likely start in one of the Flyers' back-to-back contests on Friday and Saturday.
Wed, Dec 20, 2017 07:19:00 AM

Michal Neuvirth (leg) took part in Philadelphia's morning skate Monday, but he isn't ready to return yet.

Neuvirth has been on the ice almost every day since last Thursday and he is getting close to a return to the lineup.
Mon, Dec 18, 2017 11:37:00 AM

Michal Neuvirth (lower body) participated in the Flyers' skate Friday morning.

It was the first time Neuvirth was on the ice since he sustained what is belived to be a leg injury 10 days ago. Although this must be seen as progress, we don't believe Neuvirth will be ready to return to action until late next week at the earliest.
Sat, Dec 16, 2017 11:44:00 AM

Michal Neuvirth is reportedly dealing with a leg injury.

The Flyers didn't specify the nature of Neuvirth's issue, but the team did put him on the injured reserve list. Philadelphia has since added that Neuvirth is expected to miss a week, which means he might be ready as soon as he's eligible to be activated from the IR.
Wed, Dec 6, 2017 02:56:00 PM

Michal Neuvirth is on the injured reserve list with an undisclosed injury.

Neuvirth will miss Wednesday and Thursday's contests at the least. He has a 2-5-1 record, 2.65 GAA, and .915 save percentage in eight games this season.
Source: NHL.com
Wed, Dec 6, 2017 10:32:00 AM

Michal Neuvirth allowed three goals on 34 shots in a 3-1 loss to the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday night.

Neuvirth couldn't stop the bleeding for the Flyers, a team that hasn't won since Nov. 9. Neuvirth himself hasn't won a start since Nov. 2, which was a 2-0 shutout win over the St. Louis Blues. His record falls to 2-5-1, with a goals-against-average of 2.66, and a save percentage of .915.
Tue, Nov 28, 2017 10:40:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Sean Couturier
2Nolan Patrick
3Valtteri Filppula
4Jori Lehtera
LW1Claude Giroux
2Travis Konecny
3Jordan Weal
4Scott Laughton
5Tyrell Goulbourne
6Taylor Leier
RW1Jakub Voracek
2Wayne Simmonds
3Michael Raffl
4Dale Weise
D1Shayne Gostisbehere
2Ivan Provorov
3Andrew MacDonald
4Radko Gudas
5Robert Hagg
6Brandon Manning
7Mark Alt
G1Brian Elliott
2Michal Neuvirth
3Anthony Stolarz