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Archive: February, 2010

Flyers put Danny Syvret on waivers

Sunday, February 28, 2010, 1:28 PM
The Flyers have placed defenseman Danny Syvret on waivers, general manager Paul Holmgren confirmed to the Daily News today. Syvret spent the Olympic break on the Flyers' long-term injured reserve list with a Grade 3 shoulder separation sustained on Jan. 12. Syvret said last week he had not yet fully... Read more

Phantoms' roster inventory

Tuesday, February 23, 2010, 2:24 AM
GLENS FALLS, N.Y. – They used to just be across the parking lot, a slap shot away from the Wachovia Center – or just a stride down the hallway at the Flyers Skate Zone in Voorhees. But since they moved to Glens Falls last summer, this past weekend was our first glimpse of the Phantoms... Read more

NBC ratings crush USA vs. Canada on MSNBC

Monday, February 22, 2010, 5:45 PM
The early television ratings from Sunday night are in. For all those – including me – who lambasted NBC’s decision of putting Sunday night’s thrilling United States victory over Canada on sister station MSNBC, we can eat humble pie. Turns out NBC does actually know what it's... Read more

Live Chat: U.S.-Norway Olympic Hockey, 3 p.m.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010, 11:32 PM
Join the Daily News' Frank Seravalli for a live chat a the U.S. takes on Norway in Olympic action. Read more

Leighton named NHL's Second Star

Monday, February 15, 2010, 1:42 PM
Flyers goaltender Michael Leighton was named the NHL’s second star among their ‘Three Stars’ for the week ending Feb. 14. Leighton posted a 4-0-0 record and carried the Flyers to home-and-home sweeps against New Jersey and Montreal last week. He had a 1.98 goals-against average and... Read more

Betts signs 2-year extension

Friday, February 12, 2010, 1:44 PM
The Flyers signed center Blair Betts to a multiyear contract extension, believed to be for 2 years. “Blair has been a valuable addition to our team this year,” general manager Paul Holmgren said in a statement. “He has a strong work ethic and plays an important role on our team.... Read more

Emery out 3 weeks

Thursday, February 11, 2010, 1:38 PM
Flyers goalie Ray Emery, who has a sore left hip, will not skate for 3 weeks as a precautionary measure. Emery will miss Friday's home game with Montreal and Saturday's game at the Canadiens. The Flyers return from the Olympic break on March 2 against Tampa Bay. Emery would return several days after... Read more

Turco to Philly?

Wednesday, February 10, 2010, 3:18 AM
NEWARK, N.J. – Before a flake of snow could accumulate on the ground in Philadelphia on Tuesday night, the internet was brimming with a flurry of Flyers rumors. Surprisingly, it wasn’t about Ray Emery and his injury concerns. Rather, it was about another goaltender: the Dallas Stars’... Read more

Emery decision lingers

Tuesday, February 9, 2010, 6:47 PM
NEWARK, N.J. - For now, no news is some news for Flyers fans. Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren released a statement just a few minutes ago regarding goaltender Ray Emery: "The MRI study and X-Rays on Ray's hip are still being looked at. We hope to have more information in a day or two." No... Read more

Emery sidelined; Flyers make deal

Saturday, February 6, 2010, 12:02 PM
UPDATED: Michael Leighton will start in goal tonight for the Flyers in Minnesota. Ray Emery will not play because of "tightness in his left hip," according to general manager Paul Holmgren. EARLIER: The Flyers made a depth trade with the Detroit Red Wings early on Saturday. They sent... Read more
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