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Archive: December, 2009

Emery to undergo abdominal surgery

Tuesday, December 8, 2009, 4:35 PM
Flyers goalie Ray Emery will undergo surgery Wednesday to repair a torn muscle in his lower abdominal wall, the team announced today. General manager Paul Holmgren said Emery is expected to be out for about 6 weeks. Dr. William Meyers, from Hahnemann University Hospital, will perform the surgery... Read more

Isles' Witt hit by truck in Philly

Tuesday, December 8, 2009, 3:07 PM
So you thought the Flyers have been run over recently, right? New York Islanders defenseman Brendan Witt isn't laughing. Witt, according to New York Newsday and TSN, was hit by a truck this morning in Center City Philadelphia. He is in town for tonight’s Flyers / Islanders tilt at the Wachovia... Read more

Live Tweets from Flyers-Canadiens

Monday, December 7, 2009, 5:11 PM
Frank Seravalli provides live Tweets from Montreal as the Flyers take on the Canadiens. Read more

Boucher starting tonight

Monday, December 7, 2009, 12:53 PM
MONTREAL – Brian Boucher will start in net tonight for the Flyers as they try to win for just the second time in nine games when they take on the Canadiens (7:30 p.m.) here at the Bell Centre. “Ray started the last game,” new head coach Peter Laviolette said on Monday after the Flyers’... Read more

Carcillo suspended four games

Sunday, December 6, 2009, 2:19 PM
Flyers forward Dan Carcillo has been suspended four games by the NHL for his hit on the Capitals' Matt Bradley is a game Saturday night at the Wachovia Center. After the altercation, the Capitals had a 9-minute power play. The Flyers lost, 8-2, in coach Peter Laviolette's debut behind Philadelphia's... Read more

Flyers crushed, Carcillo awaits a call

Saturday, December 5, 2009, 9:20 PM
Somewhere, in a dark cave north of the border in Toronto, a red phone rang on Saturday night at the NHL’s War Room when stars rang through Matt Bradley’s head at the Wachovia Center. After a heated exchange of cross-checks on the boards with Dan Carcillo, Bradley and Carcillo squared off... Read more

Flyers fire Stevens; Laviolette new coach

Friday, December 4, 2009, 4:59 PM
The Flyers have fired coach John Stevens, the Daily News has learned. Stevens will be replaced by Peter Laviolette, who led the Carolina Hurricanes to the 2006 Stanley Cup. The official announcement took place at a news conference tonight at the Wachovia Center. “I’m very excited to be... Read more

Bartulis signed to extension

Wednesday, December 2, 2009, 1:00 AM
BOSTON - That didn't take long, did it? Oskars Bartulis has only been in the National Hockey League for 23 days but has already earned his first contract extension. Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren confirmed to the Daily News late last night that the Flyers had signed Bartulis, a 2005 third... Read more
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