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Archive: December, 2010

Shelley to have discipline hearing on Monday

Sunday, December 12, 2010, 1:32 PM
Jody Shelley apologized profusely. In the NHL, unfortunately, it’s the action that matters. Shelley, who received a 5-minute major and was ejected from Saturday night’s win in Boston because of what he said was an accident when he sent Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid dangerously into the... Read more

Leighton backstops Phantoms to win

Saturday, December 11, 2010, 4:15 AM
Making his third minor league start this week, Flyers goaltender Michael Leighton backstopped the Phantoms to just their fourth win of the season Friday night in Syracuse. It was Leighton’s first win in three starts. The Phantoms, on pace for the worst season in the AHL’s 75 year history... Read more

Walker, Leighton rehabbing with Phantoms tonight

Friday, December 10, 2010, 6:18 PM
Just one day after becoming a father for the first time, Flyers defenseman Matt Walker is back to work – for the first time this season. His wife, Kate, gave birth to the couple’s first child on Thursday at Pennsylvania Hospital. Both mother and newborn – Georgia Isabel Walker –... Read more

Boucher in net tonight

Thursday, December 9, 2010, 12:46 PM
TORONTO -- The Flyers and Maple Leafs enter tonight’s game at the Air Canada Centre on two different paths - not for the season, but just based on their third periods in last night’s games. Toronto, being crushed 4-0 by the white-hot Pittsburgh Penguins, turned it around outscored Pittsburgh... Read more

Video: Penalties haunt Flyers in heartbreaking loss

Thursday, December 9, 2010, 9:43 AM
Video: The Flyers scored the would-be game winner just after time expired in overtime. After having a 4-1 lead, it shouldn't have come to an extra session. The Daily News' Frank Seravalli and Philly.com's Dave Isaac analyze the loss. Read more

Nodl to get power play time?

Tuesday, December 7, 2010, 5:52 PM
Peter Laviolette said on Sunday, after Andreas Nodl scored just the Flyers’ third power play goal in 45 chances, that he might need to consider Nodl on the power play full-time. At Tuesday’s practice, Nodl was back on the Flyers’ top power play unit with Mike Richards and Jeff Carter... Read more

Video: Challenging stretch for Flyers

Tuesday, December 7, 2010, 5:25 PM
Video: Is Leighton fully recovered from his injury? Will the Flyers make changes on the power play? The Daily News' Frank Seravalli discusses with CineSport's Noah Coslov. Read more

Flyers keep Leighton on injured reserve

Monday, December 6, 2010, 1:43 PM
UPDATE (4:00 p.m.): The NHL has granted the Flyers permission to send Michael Leighton to Adirondack this weekend for two more games. Read more below. ----- After playing in his first meaningful games since the Stanley Cup Final this weekend with the Adirondack Phantoms on a rehab assignment, Michael... Read more

Flyers escape Long Island with win

Sunday, December 5, 2010, 3:30 PM
UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Andreas Nodl killed three birds with one puck. In one fell swoop, with 8:26 left in the third period, Nodl not only grabbed the momentum back from the Islanders with his goal that re-knotted the score at two but also ticked his scoring streak to two games - and most importantly... Read more

Flyers are perfect ... in commercial

Thursday, December 2, 2010, 8:19 PM
Imagine if the Flyers never lost. That was the premise of a Verizon wireless commercial that six players shot today over 4 1/2 hours at the Wells Fargo Center. The commercial promotes the new NHL GameCenter Live mobile app for subscribers. The players start growing their beards at the beginning of... Read more
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