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Archive: December, 2011

Keys to on-ice Winter Classic success

Friday, December 30, 2011, 10:00 AM
The Daily News’ Frank Seravalli caught up with CineSport’s Noah Coslov to preview the 2012 Winter Classic at Citizens Bank Park in a video chat. Here’s a few other nuggets leading into the most anticipated regular season game on the NHL schedule: DEGENERATE SPECIAL: For our gambling... Read more

Flyers top Rangers in WC simulation

Thursday, December 29, 2011, 11:24 AM
PITTSBURGH -- The Flyers have just tonight’s contest with the Penguins separating them from hosting hockey’s biggest New Year’s party. HBO’s “24/7” reality series has added fuel to an already intense rivalry, but if you’ve been following the Flyers this season... Read more

Hartnell explains jousting melee

Wednesday, December 28, 2011, 7:30 AM
UPDATE (11:15 am): TSN's Darren Dreger reports that there is an ongoing NHL investigation into last night's altercation that is described below. Dreger says lack of video evidence may limit penalties to just fines or warnings. TAMPA, Fla. -- Last night at the St. Pete Times Forum, Scott Hartnell was... Read more

One name to watch as trading re-opens

Tuesday, December 27, 2011, 9:30 AM
TAMPA, Fla. -- The NHL’s annual holiday roster freeze lifted at midnight last night, re-opening trading and waivers for the first time in 8 days, as the league makes its feverous push to the trade deadline exactly two months from now on Feb. 27. As such, the freeze thaws on a Flyers team which... Read more

Briere out vs. Rangers; listed as day-to-day

Friday, December 23, 2011, 12:52 PM
NEW YORK -- Just when the Flyers appeared to be inching toward a healthy lineup of forwards, another one bites the dust. Danny Briere will miss tonight's game against the Rangers at Madison Square Garden with a bruised hand. He is day-to-day according to the Flyers. Briere is not even in New York... Read more

Flyers getting Giroux back?

Wednesday, December 21, 2011, 11:54 AM
Video: The Daily News' Frank Seravalli breaks down the pros and cons of possibly bringing center Claude Giroux back to the ice Wednesday in Dallas. Get exclusive videos and analysis in our new app for iPhone and Android. Download it here. Read more

Why no Jagr in shootout?

Tuesday, December 20, 2011, 9:30 AM
- Check out our Flyers’ game story from Denver where there are a lot of good nuggets, including why roster signs point to Claude Giroux’s return, and one about Jakub Voracek and Jaromir Jagr paying tribute to their Czech Republic president who passed away. - We caught up with NHL... Read more

Flyers expect Holmstrom to fill void

Monday, December 19, 2011, 9:00 AM
DENVER -- Claude Giroux and Sean Couturier are not only top-flight centers in the NHL. With the Flyers, they play a much bigger role than scoring, providing support for defensemen in the defensive zone, or even taking face-offs. Peter Laviolette relies on Couturier and Giroux, who will both sit out... Read more

Couturier remained overnight in hospital

Sunday, December 18, 2011, 12:37 PM
DENVER -- For the past 3 games, rookie Sean Couturier has been counted on to fill in for concussed star Claude Giroux. Now, the Flyers are looking for a replacement for the replacement. Couturier, 19, did not travel with the Flyers to the Mile High city on Saturday after taking a Kimmo Timonen shot... Read more

Seravalli: What do Flyers do next?

Friday, December 16, 2011, 1:22 AM
Video: The Daily News' Frank Seravalli discusses Chris Pronger's season-ending concussion and how the Flyers are dealing with the loss. More game notes from Montreal: THE MONEY SHOT: Andrej Meszaros recorded his second game-winning-goal of the year. He now has 11 goals since joining the Flyers in... Read more
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