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Archive: February, 2013

Flyers call up Harry Zolnierczyk to replace Tom Sestito

Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 8:35 AM
TORONTO -- In search of a spark, the Flyers have recalled forward Harry Zolnierczyk from Adirondack. The Flyers sent Sean Couturier, who missed Monday's game with the flu, back to Philadelphia to rest and recover. According to the Glens Falls Post-Star, Zolnierczyk will meet the team in Winnipeg... Read more

Luke Schenn handles Toronto circus

Monday, February 11, 2013, 1:35 PM
TORONTO -- Nearly two years younger than his brother, Flyers forward Brayden Schenn has relied on his older brother, Luke, to help navigate the ropes of the NHL. Luke Schenn had nearly 150 NHL games under his belt by the time Brayden finally got his chance with the Flyers last season. This year,... Read more

Boucher recalled; Leighton hurt

Sunday, February 10, 2013, 2:08 PM
TORONTO -- When the Flyers land in Canada’s cosmopolitan nerve center on Sunday afternoon, they will have a familiar face on-board their chartered jet. The Flyers recalled goaltender Brian Boucher on Sunday from AHL Adirondack. Backup Michael Leighton suffered an upper-body injury recently,... Read more

Simmonds back at practice

Wednesday, February 6, 2013, 12:34 PM
Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds returned to practice on Wednesday for the first time since sustaining a concussion last Friday in Washington. Simmonds, 24, was wearing a yellow non-contact jersey but still participated in most drills. “I think everything went well today,” Simmonds said... Read more

Giroux motivation for Rinaldo fight

Wednesday, February 6, 2013, 9:00 AM
The first rule of “Fight Club” is that you do not talk about Fight Club. Zac Rinaldo kept to that rule on Tuesday night, refusing to talk about his motivation for the beatdown he put on Tampa Bay’s B.J. Crombeen during first period fisticuffs. Still, an elated Tom Sestito - who... Read more

Why do Flyers struggle against Lightning?

Tuesday, February 5, 2013, 10:18 AM
When the Lightning hit the ice on Tuesday night, they will carry a 7-1-1 mark against the Flyers into Philadelphia since the hiring of their coach, Guy Boucher, in 2010. It's been well documented that the Flyers and their aggressive system struggles against teams that run a disciplined, trapping defensive... Read more
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