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Flyers extend Steve Mason

Saturday, January 18, 2014, 12:48 PM
Steve Mason wanted to come to the goaltending graveyard. Mason wanted to resurrect his career in Philadelphia, where many have gone to die. He wanted a fresh start. And he was willing to take less than half the amount of money he was being paid to prove he was capable. His gamble has paid off. Nine... Read more

Read could return in Buffalo

Monday, January 13, 2014, 2:57 PM
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Matt Read may be close to a return to the ice. The Flyers loaned forward Tye McGinn back to the Adirondack Phantoms on Monday, opening up a spot on the 23-man roster for Read. He had been placed on the injury list retroactive to Dec. 31 when he sustained a concussion in Calgary. Read... Read more

Downie scratched tonight

Sunday, January 12, 2014, 1:00 PM
NEW YORK -- After a few tough games in a row, Steve Downie will be watching the Flyers like every other paying customer at Madison Square Garden on Sunday night. Downie, 26, will be a healthy scratch for the first time since being acquired by the Flyers on Oct. 31. “I think Steve’s intensity... Read more

Does Giroux still have a chance?

Friday, January 10, 2014, 11:47 AM
As disappointing of a week it was for Claude Giroux, not being selected to Team Canada’s Olympic entry, there may be some light at the end of the tunnel. Hockey Canada selected 25 players (14 forwards, 8 defensemen and 3 goaltenders) to their roster on Tuesday. They still have until Feb. 11... Read more

Flyers' Claude Giroux left off Canada Olympic hockey team

Tuesday, January 7, 2014, 11:46 AM
NEWARK, N.J. - After 5 months of holding his breath, Claude Giroux admitted it would be difficult to sleep last night. The day he'd been waiting for - his Christmas for a hockey player growing up in Hearst, Ontario - was yesterday. His childhood dream instead turned into a nightmare that won't soon... Read more

Does Read have concussion?

Monday, January 6, 2014, 1:13 PM
Matt Read did not practice on Monday, leading to growing concerns that his upper-body injury suffered in Calgary may in fact be a concussion. The Flyers did not provide an injury update on Read. He was listed as a gametime decision on Saturday in Phoenix but coach Craig Berube said Read “just... Read more

Brayden Schenn back to scoring

Sunday, January 5, 2014, 1:09 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- When all the equipment bags were finally packed and the Flyers boarded their plane for the long journey home, the chatter was light and fun. The smiles were long, if not exhausted ones. A 4-1-0 road trip through the Western Conference will do that - particularly for one of the NHL’s... Read more

How the Flyers helped save the Coyotes

Sunday, January 5, 2014, 4:10 AM
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- It began the way most business deals do, through networking and a simple conversation. It ended last summer with the Flyers and their parent company, Comcast-Spectacor, helping to broker a deal to keep the Phoenix Coyotes in the desert. After five seasons of funding their payroll... Read more

Flyers to re-air tonight's game

Saturday, January 4, 2014, 12:46 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- If you are missing tonight's Flyers game because, well, there might be a football game on television that you're interested in, you are in luck. The Flyers reached an agreement with Comcast SportsNet to re-air tonight's matchup with the Coyotes on Sunday. The game will be replayed... Read more

Flyers stoned in Denver

Friday, January 3, 2014, 9:11 AM
DENVER -- On a normal night in an NHL dressing room, most players are out of their equipment and heading for their post-game workout by the time the media is permitted to enter five minutes after the final horn sounds. Last night, each stall was filled with half-dressed players. Sweat pouring down... Read more
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