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Archive: March, 2012

Timonen makes surprise return tonight

Tuesday, March 13, 2012, 11:53 AM
The Flyers went into Tuesday expecting to get a boost from Jake Voracek’s return to the lineup. They just weren’t so sure about Kimmo Timonen. Turns out, both Voracek and Timonen will play in tonight's grudge match against New Jersey at the Wells Fargo Center (7 o'clock, Comcast Network)... Read more

Bryz is NHL's 1st star of week

Monday, March 12, 2012, 11:14 AM
Three games. Three wins. Two shutouts. And one well-deserved honor. Ilya Bryzgalov was named the NHL’s first star of the week on Monday for his performances from March 5-11. For the week alone, Bryzgalov made three starts and allowed just 2 goals, stopping 97.9 percent (94-for-96) shots faced... Read more

Bryzgalov impresses in win vs. Panthers

Friday, March 9, 2012, 1:59 AM
Video: Ilya Bryzgalov continued his stellar play over the past ten games for the Flyers after a 5-0 win against the Florida Panthers. Frank Seravalli of the Daily News reports. Read more

Kubina out with upper-body injury

Thursday, March 8, 2012, 8:11 AM
UPDATE (6:45 pm): As suspected, the Flyers have announced that Pavel Kubina is out against Florida with an upper-body injury. Kubina did participate, however, in the Flyers' morning skate. ------ When Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren decided to make the call to Adirondack on Wednesday to summon... Read more

Giroux says his hands are fine

Wednesday, March 7, 2012, 10:16 AM
Max Talbot and Danny Briere both acknowledged that Claude Giroux is “a little banged up right now,” following the Flyers’ win over Detroit on Tuesday night. But Giroux wouldn’t entertain the thought of playing at less than 100 percent. When asked why he didn’t take more... Read more

Howe's jersey retirement speech

Tuesday, March 6, 2012, 9:05 PM
Below is Mark Howe's speech transcript from Tuesday night's jersey retirement ceremony at the Wells Fargo Center: (courtesy of the Flyers) "I stand before you today a proud yet humbled man. I am being honored tonight in the presence of the two teams that have been a part of my life for the past 30... Read more

Success on celebratory nights

Tuesday, March 6, 2012, 9:00 AM
On Monday at practice, Flyers coach Peter Laviolette was asked whether an important on-ice ceremony – like watching Mark Howe’s No. 2 being raised to the rafters tonight at the Wells Fargo Center – can help motivate his players. Initially, I dismissed the notion. How could a player... Read more

Timonen's streak ends at 248

Sunday, March 4, 2012, 7:16 PM
WASHINGTON -- Kimmo Timonen is no Doug Jarvis. Timonen wasn’t approaching Jarvis’ NHL record 964 consecutive games played, or “iroman” streak, but he did see an impressive run of longevity end on Sunday night in Washington. Prior to the Flyers’ contest with the Capitals... Read more

JVR out with broken bone in foot

Thursday, March 1, 2012, 8:14 PM
James van Riemsdyk’s season is not getting any easier. In the first period of Thursday night’s game against the Islanders, van Riemsdyk blocked a Milan Jurcina blast from the point and broke a bone in his foot, according to Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren. Originally, van Riemsdyk... Read more

Flyers try to avoid home sweep

Thursday, March 1, 2012, 12:23 PM
ONCE UPON A TIME, the New York Islanders couldn’t buy a win in Philadelphia. They went 4 straight seasons - a span of 3 coaches - at the Wells Fargo Center (0-13-0) without as much as a single point in overtime or a shootout. Tonight, the Islanders – with nemesis Evgeni Nabokov in net... Read more
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