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Archive: December, 2009

Big Boston Snowball Fight

Thursday, December 31, 2009, 7:57 PM
BOSTON – Cruising around on the freshly snow covered ice in Fenway Park – with buildup from flakes falling from the sky and not shavings from the Flyers’ skates laying on the pristine surface – Riley Cote couldn’t help himself. Cote huddled with Jeff Carter near the red... Read more

Three more Olympians

Wednesday, December 30, 2009, 3:02 PM
Mike Richards and Chris Pronger will be on the Canadian Olympic team, it was announced today. Pronger will be an alternate captain. Flyers defenseman Kimmo Timonen was selected for the Finland team. Read more

Emery & Boucher back to practice

Monday, December 28, 2009, 11:42 AM
For the first time since undergoing abdominal surgery on Dec. 9, Ray Emery was back on the ice with a few teammates for a light skate at the Flyers Skate Zone in Voorhees. Emery alternated shots with Brian Boucher from Riley Cote, Mika Pyorala and Danny Syvret. Boucher backed up Michael Leighton... Read more

Syvret recalled; Forsberg: Olympian

Sunday, December 27, 2009, 1:11 PM
UNIONDALE, N.Y. – With usual extra defenseman Ole-Kristian Tollefsen out with a knee injury, the Flyers have gambled by playing the last couple weeks without an available body. They lost that bet on Saturday in Carolina. (And almost lost the game after having a 3-0 lead. But we won’t mention... Read more

Panthers to retaliate for Booth

Monday, December 21, 2009, 2:17 PM
David Booth is angry. He told the Florida Sun-Sentinel himself yesterday. "Yeah I'm angry," Booth said. "How could you not be angry? Everyone would be angry." He is still angry about what happened here on Oct. 24, when Mike Richards blindsided him with a chilling open-ice check... Read more

Snowy commute to Wachovia; Trivia

Saturday, December 19, 2009, 1:25 AM
UPDATED at 11:15 a.m.: The Sixers and Flyers released a statement saying both teams will play tonight despite the snow: - Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 st1\:*{behavior:url(#ieooui)... Read more

Waiting for the shoe to drop

Wednesday, December 16, 2009, 3:13 PM
Tick, tock. Tick, tock. That noise? Oh, that’s the ticking time bomb inside the Flyers’ locker room. You may not need to wait much longer for the shoe to drop with this Flyers team; they could be within hours of a major implosion. The NHL holiday roster freeze goes into effect on Saturday... Read more

Coburn to return; Flyers claim goalie

Tuesday, December 15, 2009, 12:40 PM
Danny Syvret was originally called up from Adirondack to replace Ole-Kristian Tollefsen in the lineup tonight in Pittsburgh. Instead, the Flyers called him and told him not to come, that Braydon Coburn would be ready to return tonight in Pittsburgh. He missed last night's game with an ankle injury... Read more

Coburn latest injury victim

Sunday, December 13, 2009, 3:46 PM
BOSTON – Just when it looks like the Flyers were only days away from being a nearly healthy team, another player goes down. This time it’s Braydon Coburn. Coburn was seen walking around the TD Garden at Sunday morning’s Flyers practice in a walking boot. He told us that it was just... Read more

Is John Grahame the answer?

Saturday, December 12, 2009, 5:02 PM
Since last season ended, goaltender John Grahame has played just about anywhere you or I could – in a local men’s league. Pretty soon, he could be back in the National Hockey League – this time with the Flyers. Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren confirmed to the Daily News on... Read more
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