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Brian Flynn | Winger

Team: Montreal Canadiens
Age / DOB:  (26) / 7/26/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 180
College: University of Maine
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Forward Brian Flynn contributed three points to the Canadiens' 4-3 victory over the visiting Ottawa Senators in the first game of the Eastern Conference First Round playoff series in Montreal Wednesday night.
Flynn scored a goal and assisted on two others in his first Stanley Cup Playoff game. He had only five goals and 12 assists in 63 games with Montreal during the regular season. Torrey Mitchell and Tomas Plekanec scored 15 seconds apart to give Montreal a 2-1 lead at 8:08 of the second period. All-star defenseman P.K. Subban assisted on both goals before he was ejected and assessed a major penalty at 8:23 for slashing Ottawa forward Mark Stone on the right arm. A lot happened during Subban's major. Lars Eller scored a shorthanded goal at 11:42 between Ottawa power-play goals by Kyle Turris and Mika Zibanejad during the major, which was served by P.A. Parenteau. Flynn assisted on Mitchell's goal and set up Eller's breakaway goal with a pass from his knees before recording his third point of the second with a goal at 17:17. Flynn's goal gave the Canadiens' their third one-goal lead of the period. Game 2 of this all-Canadian series will be played in Montreal Friday night Apr 15 - 11:02 PM

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Brian Flynn (upper body) returned to action on Saturday.

Flynn missed 12 days with the injury. He played 14:45 on Saturday and was a plus-one. The winger has five goals and 17 points this. He was traded from Buffalo at the deadline but is only a depth player at this stage of his career.
Mar 29 - 2:05 AM

Brian Flynn (upper body) will not play on Tuesday.

It was previously suggested that Flynn could play if necessary, but it's not surprising to hear that Montreal has opted to give him time to recover from his ailment. Manny Malhotra will be in the Canadiens' lineup instead.
Mar 17 - 6:48 PM

Brian Flynn is dealing with an upper-body injury.

Flynn was hurt during Monday's game. The ailment is not major though and he is able to play Tuesday should Canadiens coach Michel Therrien decide to use him.
Mar 17 - 5:11 PM

Brian Flynn will suit up for Montreal on Monday versus Tampa Bay.

He will replace Torrey Mitchell, who is out with an upper-body injury. Flynn has appeared in four games with the Canadiens since he was acquired from Buffalo.
Mar 16 - 10:43 AM

Brian Flynn and Manny Malhotra will be scratched versus the NY Islanders on Saturday night.

Flynn has just five hits and blocks through is first four games with Montreal. But he only put up five goals, 17 points, 37 hits, and 39 blocks in 54 games with the Sabres earlier in the season. So he has no fantasy value. Neither does Malhotra for that matter, whose biggest fantasy contribution has been winning 60% of his 851 draws this season.
Source: NHL.com
Mar 14 - 6:15 PM

Brian Flynn, Manny Malhotra and Mike Weaver will be healthy scratches in Thursday's game against Ottawa.

Flynn was acquired from Buffalo early last week. None of these players will see significant ice time even if they do get into the lineup.
Mar 12 - 6:54 PM

Brian Flynn and Torrey Mitchell will be in the lineup for Montreal on Wednesday night.

The ex-Sabres will play in first games with the Canadiens on the fourth line alongside Brandon Prust. Manny Malhotra and P.A Parenteau will be scratched.

Brian Flynn has been acquired by Montreal in exchange for a 2016 fifth-round pick.

He has recorded five goals and 17 points in 54 games for the Buffalo Sabres this season. Flynn will be a depth player for the Canadiens.
Mar 2 - 10:50 AM

Brian Flynn notched a goal and added an assist in Buffalo's 5-4 shootout win over Ottawa.

He scored the game-tying marker with 3:29 remaining in the third period. Flynn didn't have a point in his previous six outings. He has recorded seven points in 22 games this season.
Tue, Dec 16, 2014 08:16:00 AM

Brian Flynn scored the tying goal in the third period and added the shootout winner in Buffalo's 4-3 win over Montreal on Saturday.

The 26-year-old has three goals and five points in 15 games this season. His ice-time has increased in the Sabres' last few games, but he doesn't have any value in standard fantasy leagues.
Sun, Nov 30, 2014 12:13:00 PM

Brian Flynn sat five straight games as a healthy scratch before getting back into the lineup over the weekend.

He played on Saturday and Sunday, but he's been scratched for nine of Buffalo's first 13 games. Flynn recorded his first goal since Feb. 28 against Detroit in Sunday's contest.
Wed, Nov 5, 2014 08:17:00 AM

Brian Flynn was a healthy scratch Wednesday night against Anaheim.

He has skated in two of Buffalo's opening seven games this campaign. He doesn't have any fantasy value.
Thu, Oct 23, 2014 10:31:00 AM

Brian Flynn expects to play several different roles this season with the Sabres if he sticks with the team.

"I expect to be bounced around a little bit between different lines and right wing, center, even left wing," he said. "I was prepared for that coming into training camp. I've played a few positions so far but I'm used to it so it's not that big an adjustment for me anymore." He suited up in 79 games with Buffalo last season, while contributing six goals and 13 points. Flynn mostly played as a bottom-six forward and he saw time on the penalty kill. He shouldn't be on your fantasy radar.
Tue, Sep 30, 2014 10:17:00 AM

Brian Flynn sustained an lower-body injury in Saturday's game against Boston.

He was credited with one shot and three hits in 6:57 of ice time before leaving the game for good. Buffalo plays their regular season finale on Sunday against the Islanders and it wouldn't be surprising if Flynn wasn't available to play.
Sat, Apr 12, 2014 03:13:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1David Desharnais
2Tomas Plekanec
3Lars Eller
4Manny Malhotra
LW1Max Pacioretty
2Alex Galchenyuk
3Jacob De La Rose
4Brian Flynn
5Michael Bournival
RW1Brendan Gallagher
2Dale Weise
3P. A. Parenteau
4Brandon Prust
5Torrey Mitchell
6Devante Smith-Pelly
D1P.K. Subban
2Andrei Markov
3Jeff Petry
4Sergei Gonchar
5Alexei Emelin
6Tom Gilbert
7Mike Weaver
8Nathan Beaulieu
9Greg Pateryn
G1Carey Price
2Dustin Tokarski
3Joey MacDonald