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Archive: September, 2011

Shelley suspended 10 games

Thursday, September 22, 2011, 7:31 PM
LONDON, Ontario -- Ever since taking over for Colin Campbell as the NHL’s top disciplinarian job during the playoffs last season, Brendan Shanahan has been dreading his first ruling. It took just three nights of preseason hockey for his first test to come up. “I’m really going to... Read more

Winter Classic announcement coming Monday

Thursday, September 22, 2011, 4:49 PM
Hockey's worst kept secret will be revealed on Monday when a news conference will be held at Citizens Bank Park to announce the Winter Classic. The Flyers will host the game at 1 p.m. on Jan. 2 at the Phillies' ballpark against the New York Rangers. The Daily News reported that the Flyers would host... Read more

Suspension looming for Shelley?

Thursday, September 22, 2011, 8:15 AM
LONDON, Ontario -- Despite having one of the most difficult jobs in pro sports as an enforcer in the NHL, Flyers forward Jody Shelley prides himself on being accountable for his actions and holding his opponents accountable. He lives life dangerously, walking the blurry line between necessary, physical... Read more

Flyers sign top pick Couturier

Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 11:45 AM
TORONTO -- Of the 20 players to make their preseason debut for the Flyers at the Air Canada Centre last night, tryout Adam Mair was not the only one on the ice without a contract. No. 8 overall pick Sean Couturier was also playing without a signed deal, just a few months after being selected in the... Read more

Video: Making the cut

Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 8:50 AM
Video: With the preseason underway, Frank Seravalli of the Daily News looks at the locks and long shots to make the Flyers' final roster. Get exclusive videos and analysis in our new app for iPhone and Android. Download it here. Read more

Where does Walker fit on defense?

Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 9:46 AM
TORONTO -- Three surgeries. Multiple trips back and forth to Glens Falls, N.Y., and 11 games played with the Phantoms. Nearly an entire season spent at the rink rehabbing injuries long before his teammates were out of bed in the morning. That wasn’t exactly Matt Walker’s ideal introduction... Read more

Flyers cut 15 from camp

Monday, September 19, 2011, 11:17 AM
Just three days into training camp, the Flyers have already begun to pare down their large roster. The Flyers sent 15 players, all junior-aged players, back to their junior clubs. Here's the list: Etienne Boutet Ricard Blidstrand Shayne Campbell Nick Cousins Campbell Elynuik Austin Fyten Sam Grist Simon... Read more

Flyers name Pronger as captain

Friday, September 16, 2011, 4:05 PM
The Flyers have named defenseman Chris Pronger as captain, the team said. Pronger becomes the 18th captain in team history. He previously served as captain in Anaheim and St. Louis and has been among the Flyers' alternate captains. He replaces Mike Richards, who was traded to the Los Angeles Kings... Read more

Tonight's Rookie Roster

Thursday, September 15, 2011, 3:46 PM
The Flyers will wrap up their three-day rookie camp with an exhibition game tonight against the Washington Capitals' rookies. The two teams began playing each other in 2007, equally splitting the series 2-2-0. Last September in Arlington, Va., Sergei Bobrovsky faced off against Marcus Johansson in... Read more

5 Players to Watch in Camp

Thursday, September 15, 2011, 8:50 AM
With training camp set to open on Saturday at the Skate Zone, here are five players to keep an eye on: 1. BRAYDEN SCHENN: Schenn, 20, has by far been the most impressive player in the Flyers’ three-day rookie camp this week. Schenn hung for 23 games on the Los Angeles Kings roster to start last... Read more
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