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Zac Rinaldo is a beast

Saturday, October 29, 2011, 2:24 PM
Zac Rinaldo has played 4 less games than his Flyers teammates - having been shipped to Adirondack for a brief stint - but is ranked 5th on the team in hits with 15. The number is particularly impressive considering Rinaldo's 5:54 average ice time is less than any other player on the team. Meaning... Read more

Video: Bryzgalov takes blame for Flyers loss

Friday, October 28, 2011, 4:05 AM
The Flyers left the Wells Fargo Center Thursday night after a jaw-dropping 9-8 loss to the Winnipeg Jets. Flyers goalie Ilya Bryzgalov said he is to blame for the loss. Frank Seravalli of the Daily News reports. Get exclusive videos and analysis in our new app for iPhone and Android. Download it... Read more

Schenn out 4 to 6 weeks

Thursday, October 27, 2011, 8:13 AM
UPDATE (1:35 p.m.): Brayden Schenn has a broken left foot and will be out 4 to 6 weeks, Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren said. Schenn injured his foot when he blocked a shot by P.K. Subban on Wednesday night in Montreal. Schenn hobbled off the ice but finished the game. He was seen limping after... Read more

Lindros confirms Winter Classic appearance

Wednesday, October 26, 2011, 11:07 AM
MONTREAL -- Eric Lindros will be back in Philadelphia on Dec. 31. Now that nearly a decade has passed since his disastrous departure, The "Big E" said he will be able to put aside his differences with the Flyers' organization to return for the team's alumni game against the New York Rangers alumni... Read more

Bryzgalov seeing life differently

Wednesday, October 26, 2011, 9:00 AM
MONTREAL – Ilya Bryzgalov could barely hide his excitement. On Monday night against Toronto, Bryzgalov enjoyed his second night off among the Flyers’ first 8 games of the season. “I love days off,” Bryzgalov said. “Who doesn’t?” “It’s a pretty... Read more

Holmgren updates Pronger's status

Tuesday, October 25, 2011, 6:04 PM
Defenseman Chris Pronger is "progressing very well," according to a brief update provided by general manager Paul Holmgren this afternoon. Pronger was seen by Dr. Stephen Goldman today, Holmgren said. He will remain on strict bed rest for the next three days and did not make the trip with the team... Read more

Video: Penalties, deflections hurt Flyers in loss

Friday, October 21, 2011, 2:08 AM
Video: Alex Ovechkin and the Capitals handed the Flyers a 5-2 loss on Thursday night. Penalties and deflections are now becoming a big concern for Peter Laviolette and the Flyers. Frank Seravalli of the Daily News reports from the Wells Fargo Center. Read more

Video: Schenn's up, Jagr down?

Thursday, October 20, 2011, 9:34 AM
Video: Frank Seravalli of the Daily News and CineSport's Noah Coslov discuss Brayden Schenn fitting in and Jaromir Jagr's first five games with the Flyers. Read more

Top prospect Schenn re-called

Wednesday, October 19, 2011, 11:46 AM
Even when he was demoted to the Adirondack Phantoms for a brief vacation, Brayden Schenn never really strayed too far from the Flyers. He maintained a stall inside the Flyers’ locker room both at their practice facility and in the Wells Fargo Center, even though there was no equipment in it... Read more

Bobrovsky to start tonight

Tuesday, October 18, 2011, 9:00 AM
To read our story about Scott Hartnell's interesting ice time saga, click here. ----- OTTAWA – Tonight will be the battle of the backups in Ottawa. With Senators starter Craig Anderson addressing family issues, lending way to Alex Auld starting in net, the Flyers have turned to Sergei Bobrovsky... Read more
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