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Bobrovksy to start tonight in Detroit

Sunday, February 12, 2012, 11:31 AM
UPDATE: Sergei Bobrovsky will get the start in goal tonight against Detroit, coach Peter Laviolette announced. Laviolette said he did not like that Ilya Bryzgalov did not have a chance to practice. "He's still battling," the coach said. Also, Eric Wellwood, called up from the Phantoms today, will... Read more

Flyers bounce back, beat Maple Leafs

Friday, February 10, 2012, 2:10 AM
Video: The Flyers discuss their uplifting 4-3 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs, which ended a three-game skid. The Daily News' Frank Seravalli reports from the Wells Fargo Center. Read more

No JVR at morning skate

Thursday, February 9, 2012, 9:57 AM
UPDATE: James Van Riemsdyk was not on the ice for the Flyers' Wednesday morning skate. It seems the forward is not yet ready to make a return to the lineup after all, despite speculation that followed the team's decision to send Harry Zolnierczyk to the Phantoms on Wednesday. Van Riemsdyk, 22, instead... Read more

Pronger visits teammates

Wednesday, February 8, 2012, 2:14 PM
Matt Carle said it has been more than a month since he saw old defensive partner Chris Pronger. “Probably since the team’s Christmas party,” Carle guessed. “It’s been a while.” Pronger, 36, is still out for the season with concussion-like symptoms, but he unexpectedly... Read more

NHL looking into alleged Sestito hair pull

Monday, February 6, 2012, 4:47 PM
The NHL is looking into allegations that the Flyers’ Tom Sestito pulled Brandon Prust’s hair during Sunday’s loss to the Rangers, according to ESPNNewYork.com. "That's something you don't do," Prust said, according to the report. However, Prust seemed surprised that the league was... Read more

Weak goals kill Flyers

Sunday, February 5, 2012, 3:38 PM
NEW YORK -- There were punches. There were nasty hits. There was blood spilled on on the Madison Square Garden ice. But for the Flyers, there haven’t been many wins. And wins, not fights, fuel rivalries. Twice after the Flyers clawed back in the contest to erase one-goal deficits, Ilya Bryzgalov... Read more

Rinaldo exacts revenge

Friday, February 3, 2012, 9:00 AM
With a slew of bodies fumbling for the puck behind the Flyers’ net, Zac Rinaldo came in and dropped the hammer with his shoulder. It was only after he flattened the unsuspecting Nashville Predators’ forward that he realized who he had hit. Rinaldo, 21, got revenge against the Predators’... Read more

Flyers make minor trade

Thursday, February 2, 2012, 6:21 PM
The Flyers prefaced Thursday night’s contest against Nashville with a minor league trade. Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren announced that the team has dealt defenseman Kevin Marshall to Washington in exchange for winger Matthew Ford. Ford, 27, has never played in an NHL game. The California... Read more

Video: Flyers fall short to Jets in shootout

Wednesday, February 1, 2012, 3:23 AM
In a contest much different from their first meeting, the Flyers tied the Jets 1-1 in regulation, then failed to score in the overtime shootout. Frank Seravalli of the Daily News recaps the 2-1 loss from the Wells Fargo Center. (Video by Samantha Corrado/Philly.com) Read more
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