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Archive: September, 2009

All Betts are Off; Jones loaned; Roster announced

Wednesday, September 30, 2009, 4:26 PM
It’s official. All bets are off. At least those betting on whether Blair Betts will be in the lineup for Friday night’s regular season opener in Carolina. The Flyers announced their 22-man roster today to open the season and Betts is not on it. In camp on a tryout contract, the Flyers... Read more

Jones practicing today

Wednesday, September 30, 2009, 12:25 PM
In a head scratching move, Flyers defenseman Randy Jones – who officially cleared waivers on Monday – is on the ice practicing Wednesday at the Flyers Skate Zone in Voorhees. With the league’s 3 p.m. roster deadline looming today, in which the Flyers must be cap compliant, they will... Read more

Jones clears waivers; Flyers trim more

Monday, September 28, 2009, 12:53 PM
Defenseman Randy Jones cleared waivers today at noon but the Flyers have not yet made up their mind on what to do with the 28-year-old defenseman. Jones can now be sent to the Phantoms or remain with the team as a $2.75 million cap hit. "Well, [sending Jones to the Phantoms] is a possibility... Read more

Boucher out 7-10 days

Sunday, September 27, 2009, 1:43 PM
Flyers goaltender Brian Boucher will be out at least 7 to 10 days, general manager Paul Holmgren said on Sunday afternoon. Boucher left Saturday night’s preseason game against New Jersey after just 11 minutes and 54 seconds with what the team is a calling a “lower body injury.” He... Read more

Boucher hurt, Jones waived, Cap crunched

Sunday, September 27, 2009, 3:05 AM
NEWARK, N.J. – Saturday night was rough for Flyers goaltender Brian Boucher. First, he was toasted on a top shelf shot by New Jersey’s Dainus Zubrus just 100 seconds into the Flyers’ second to last preseason game. Then, just 10 minutes later, Boucher left the game with what the... Read more

Boucher Hurt

Saturday, September 26, 2009, 7:51 PM
NEWARK, N.J. – Flyers goaltender Brian Boucher left tonight’s preseason game against the New Jersey Devils after just 11 minutes and 54 seconds of game action. Boucher stopped two shots and allowed a goal to Dainius Zubrus before abruptly leaving with what Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren... Read more

Flyers to Waive Jones

Friday, September 25, 2009, 12:14 PM
The Daily News has confirmed through a team source that the Flyers will indeed waive defenseman Randy Jones at some point this weekend. The move did not take place by today’s noon deadline but can take place at any time, though it does not become effective until noon the following day. Jones... Read more

Backlund to Phantoms

Thursday, September 24, 2009, 7:52 PM
The Flyers made their latest roster move before tonight’s preseason contest against the Devils at the Wachovia Center. They loaned goaltender Johan Backlund to the Phantoms, cutting their roster down to 28 players remaining in training camp. Backlund was Flyers’ third goalie for most... Read more

No Forsberg in Philly

Wednesday, September 23, 2009, 9:13 PM
Oh, no. Not again. News is making its way over to North America – faster than a Chris Pronger slap shot – that Peter Forsberg is attempting another comeback. Is this Round 9 with that nagging foot injury? It is the same injury that plagued him and the Flyers during their abominable campaign... Read more

Why Van Riemsdyk Has The Edge

Wednesday, September 23, 2009, 4:01 AM
If you knew nothing about James van Riemsdyk – his draft status, his amateur experience, his age or his statistics – you would probably glance over him as quickly as… David Laliberte. He has nice size and a few tools, but for the most part, he isn’t completely developed yet... Read more
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