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Archive: August, 2011

Van Riemsdyk signs 6-year, $25M deal

Tuesday, August 30, 2011, 1:40 PM
The Flyers are not just hoping that James van Riemsdyk’s playoff success carries over into the upcoming regular season - they’re now banking on it. The Flyers and van Riemsdyk agreed to a 6-year, $25.5 million contract extension on Tuesday, as he reported on his Twitter feed. Van Riemsdyk... Read more

Video: Flyers' place in the East

Tuesday, August 30, 2011, 1:12 PM
Video: The Daily News' Frank Seravalli gives his take on the Flyers' biggest offseason move, the status of Chris Pronger and where the team fits in the Eastern Conference with CineSport's Noah Coslov. Get exclusive videos and analysis in our new app for iPhone and Android. Download it here. Read more

Ovechkin: Bryz to Philly is "not very nice"

Monday, August 29, 2011, 11:52 AM
Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin is busy spending his last days of summer in Moscow before heading back to North America for the start of another season. But that doesn’t mean he hasn’t kept up on the NHL’s summer happenings – particularly in net. Ovechkin’s Capitals... Read more

Bryzgalov says Philly reminds him of Russia

Thursday, August 25, 2011, 12:52 PM
ILYA BRYZGALOV says Philadelphia reminds him of his motherland Russia. Bryzgalov, the Flyers' $51 million man, signed this summer to put his new team over the top, has been in Philadelphia for just five days. He has spent much of that time looking for a new house in South Jersey, gathering his equipment... Read more

Four Flyers make their way to Hollywood

Monday, August 22, 2011, 12:06 PM
The Flyers' Ian Laperriere, Matt Carle, Scott Hartnell and James van Riemsdyk were in Hollywood last week to film scenes for Judd Apatow's latest movie, "This is Forty." The players had speaking roles and in one scene, the four are asked to dance. "I will award myself the title of worst dancer,"... Read more

Flyers on national TV 13 times

Thursday, August 18, 2011, 3:18 PM
The Flyers have been scheduled for 13 national telecasts next season, starting with the season opener at Boston on Oct. 6 on Versus. Included on the national TV schedule, which was released by the NHL, is the yet-to-be-officially- announced Winter Classic at Citizens Bank Park on Jan. 2 between the... Read more

Nylander to try out with Flyers

Wednesday, August 17, 2011, 11:03 AM
Veteran forward Michael Nylander will attend Flyers training camp on a tryout basis, the team said on its Twitter feed. Nylander has not played in the NHL since the 2008-09 season, when he had nine goals and 24 assists in 72 games with the Capitals. Washington signed the Stockholm native to a 4-year... Read more

Laviolette: No rush to name captain

Sunday, August 14, 2011, 6:21 PM
Within days of Mike Richards' trade to the Los Angeles Kings, reports surfaced that Chris Pronger will be named the 18th captain in Flyers history. General manager Paul Holmgren said after the trade that there had been no discussions about the next captain, although he mentioned that Danny Briere... Read more

Snider picked for U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame

Monday, August 1, 2011, 1:59 PM
Flyers chairman Ed Snider today was named one of the inductees into the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame. Snider will be formally inducted into the class of 2011 this fall at a date to be determined. Snider was the main force in bringing the National Hockey League to Philadelphia when the league expanded... Read more
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