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Archive: August, 2010

Flyers' national TV schedule set

Thursday, August 26, 2010, 12:45 PM
The Flyers will open the Pittsburgh Penguins' new arena for the season opener on Oct. 7 and do so on national television on Versus. The Flyers will be on Versus nine times -- the most the Flyers have been on Versus in the network's six seasons -- and are scheduled to be on NBC another five times --... Read more

Flyers sign four for AHL

Wednesday, August 25, 2010, 11:57 AM
The Flyers announced today the signing of four players – goaltender Nicola Riopel and defensemen Logan Stephenson, J.P. Testwuide and Jesse Dudas – to American Hockey League contracts. Riopel, 21, was drafted in the fifth round in 2009 and was 4-6 with a 3.35 goals-against average in 11... Read more

Flyers-Bruins series to air on NHL Network

Monday, August 23, 2010, 8:36 AM
In case you are looking for your Flyers fix here in late August, the NHL Network might have what you are looking for. Beginning tonight, the network will re-air the historic Flyers-Bruins playoff series. The games will be edited down to fit into 2-hour blocks, but that still leaves time for plenty... Read more

NHL to confirm rule change

Sunday, August 22, 2010, 1:38 PM
On Sept. 14, the NHL’s Board of Governors is expected to approve a rule change to supposedly minimize the shootout’s impact on standings, according to ESPN.com’s EJ Hradek. Just like the rule change that was approved in June regarding shots to the head, this proposed change is more... Read more

Asham signs with Penguins

Friday, August 20, 2010, 8:56 PM
Former Flyers forward Arron Asham has signed a 1-year, $700,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins. Asham was a free agent. He had 10 goals, 14 assists and 126 penalty minutes last season. In 23 playoff games, the 10-year veteran had four goals and three assists. Asham played previously for Montreal... Read more

Hockey News picks Flyers 4th in East

Thursday, August 19, 2010, 1:36 PM
Last summer, The Hockey News picked the Flyers to win the Stanley Cup for the first time since 1975. After a shaky regular season, they fell just two wins short of proving that right. Last week, the sport’s bible hit newsstands with its annual yearbook with predictions for the upcoming season... Read more

Flyers have new minor league affiliate

Monday, August 16, 2010, 6:28 PM
The Flyers have entered into a minor league affiliation agreement with the Greenville Road Warriors for the 2010-11 season, according to general manager Paul Holmgren. The Road Warriors, of the ECHL, will serve as the Flyers’ secondary affiliate. Players under contract to the Flyers or the Adirondack... Read more

Mishap on Prince of Wales Trophy

Thursday, August 12, 2010, 2:25 PM
The Flyers amazing run through the Eastern Conference seemingly escaped the one person who mattered the most: the trophy engraver. A replica of the Prince of Wales trophy with the Washington Capitals mistakenly engraved as the 2009-10 champions was spotted by a Chicago fan while the hardware was on... Read more

Pronger says he won't be 100 percent for camp

Wednesday, August 11, 2010, 2:16 PM
Flyers defenseman Chris Pronger, who had minor knee surgery on July 27, said yesterday he would not be 100 percent for training camp and might not be in the lineup for the season opener. When the Flyers released the news of the surgery a week later on Aug. 3, general manager Paul Holmgren said: “He... Read more

Cote retires; named assistant coach with Phantoms

Monday, August 9, 2010, 2:11 PM
Flyers forward Riley Cote has retired and will become an assistant coach with the Adirondack Phantoms, according to Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren. Cote, 30, played 156 games with the Flyers. He had one goal, six assists and 411 penalty minutes. He played three seasons with the Phantoms, when... Read more
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