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Archive: September, 2011

NBA lockout fresh reminder for Flyers, NHL

Thursday, September 15, 2011, 7:00 AM
In 2004-05, the Stanley Cup was inscribed with the phrase “Season Not Played,” because of a labor strife that kept the Cup from being awarded for the first time since 1919. If the wounds from that heated battle are not fresh enough in the minds of the NHL Players Association and the NHL’s... Read more

Jeremy Roenick takes shot at Philly fans

Thursday, September 15, 2011, 5:06 AM
We apparently have come a long way from Jeremy Roenick's big hug of Ed Snider when Roenick signed his massive free agent contract with the Flyers in 2001. Roenick appears on the debut episode of a show called "Master Debaters," hosted by comedian Jay Mohr, tonight on FUEL TV (10:30 p.m.) and takes... Read more

Flyers sign Blake Kessel

Wednesday, September 14, 2011, 5:30 PM
Blake Kessel entered rookie camp on Tuesday not knowing the outcome - whether or not he could show the Flyers' brass enough in training camp to earn a spot in the organization. On Wednesday, he was rewarded for his blind faith. Kessel, 22, signed an entry-level contract with the Flyers, pushing them... Read more

Pronger set to surprise?; No word on Captain

Tuesday, September 13, 2011, 11:38 AM
PRONGER SET TO SURPRISE? Holmgren, who is recovering in his own right after a scary bicycle accident on Labor Day, said Pronger is progressing steadily with his rehab. Pronger has twice skated in full equipment by himself. “I think he is doing better than even he thought he would,”... Read more

Flyers invite veteran Mair to training camp

Monday, September 12, 2011, 3:54 PM
The Flyers have invited winger Adam Mair to training camp, the team said. Whether he accepts the invitation remains to be determined. "We do not officially know and will not comment on it until then," general manager Paul Holmgren said. Mair, 32, spent last season with the Devils with a goal and... Read more

Pronger skates for first time since April

Friday, September 9, 2011, 12:33 PM
Chris Pronger laced up his skates on Friday for the first time since April 30, when Pronger made a last ditch effort with a wonky back and wrist to try and defeat the Bruins in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. In April, that didn’t work out so well. Friday was a different story... Read more

Is Brad McCrimmon Hall of Fame worthy?

Friday, September 9, 2011, 8:00 AM
The question was simple enough: Is former Flyer Brad McCrimmon worthy of being enshrined in the Hockey Hall of Fame? Sadly, the question is sometimes asked when a former player or coach leaves us far too soon, as was the case when former coach Pat Burns was snubbed two years in a row by the Hall of... Read more

Former Flyer Brad McCrimmon dead in plane crash

Wednesday, September 7, 2011, 10:52 AM
UPDATED (11:55 am EST): Former Flyer Brad McCrimmon, 52, is confirmed among the dead, according to the Russian Times. McCrimmon, 52, played for the Flyers from 1982-87. He played on the Flyers' Stanley Cup finalists in 1985 and 1987. He played 18 seasons in the NHL, also playing for the Bruins,... Read more

GM Holmgren 'sore,' but in 'good spirits,' Flyers say

Monday, September 5, 2011, 11:01 PM
UPDATE: Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren says he is "sore, but otherwise in good spirits," according to the Flyers' PR staff, after a bicycle accident Sunday that left him hospitalized. "It appears as if he hit a rut or something," Flyers president Peter Luukko said in a statement on Tuesday.... Read more
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