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Archive: February, 2012

Video: Holmgren gets passing grade for trades

Wednesday, February 29, 2012, 1:40 PM
Video: The Philadelphia Flyers added two defensemen before the NHL's trade deadline, but will it be enough for a Stanley Cup run? The Daily News' Frank Seravalli gives his take. Read more

No hearing scheduled for Briere hit

Wednesday, February 29, 2012, 5:10 AM
UPDATE (1:45 pm EST): According to a league source, no hearing has been scheduled by the NHL for Vlasic's hit on Danny Briere in Tuesday's loss to San Jose. It does not appear that one will be scheduled, either, since the Sharks are back in action tomorrow, and Brendan Shanahan rarely does game-day... Read more

Carle's deadline impact

Tuesday, February 28, 2012, 9:30 AM
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Matt Carle is on the record as saying he would like to remain in Philadelphia. And despite generating interest from a few clubs, Carle remained with the Flyers after Monday’s trade deadline came and passed. Now, with Carle locked up on the Flyers’ roster through... Read more

Holmgren not disappointed at lack of trades

Monday, February 27, 2012, 4:26 PM
General manager Paul Holmgren said he was not disappointed that the Flyers did not make any deadline deals today. "Not disappointed, not at all," Holmgren said. "We like our team, like the direction we're going." Holmgren said teams asked about James van Riemsdyk but the Flyers weren't close to making... Read more

Live updates: NHL trade deadline

Sunday, February 26, 2012, 4:08 PM
Join Frank Seravalli of the Daily News for live updates heading into the NHL trade deadline, which occurs at 3 p.m. on Monday. On a mobile device? Click here to follow the chat. Read more

What's ailing Flyers' PK?

Saturday, February 25, 2012, 3:18 PM
CALGARY -- The numbers are daunting. But the Flyers say their penalty kill, like most aspects of hockey during an 82-game season, gets results in cycles. Then consider this most recent stretch - allowing 4 goals on their last 5 penalty kill attempts (20% success) to start this road trip - to be the... Read more

Devils team to beat?

Saturday, February 25, 2012, 8:08 AM
CALGARY -- Let’s play a little game. We’ll give you three guesses to name the Eastern Conference’s best team over the last two months. How many actually pulled the New Jersey Devils? It’s true. Take a look: EASTERN CONFERENCE - since Jan. 1, 2012 New Jersey: 14-6-2 (30) N... Read more

Hartnell off scot free

Friday, February 24, 2012, 2:46 PM
CALGARY -- Scott Hartnell said he never thought twice about his hit on Magnus Paajarvi on Thursday night in Edmonton, the one that left Paajarvi limping off the ice with a right knee injury. Hartnell earned a minor kneeing penalty on the play, with 1:36 remaining in the second period, as his knee... Read more

Carter and Richards reunited

Thursday, February 23, 2012, 8:43 PM
EDMONTON -- Jeff Carter and Mike Richards are one again. After weeks of rumblings, the Blue Jackets finally declared the Carter Experiment in Columbus a failure on the eight-month anniversary of acquiring him. Blue Jackets general manager Scott Howson sent Carter to Los Angeles, a team desperately... Read more

Read ready to bust slump

Thursday, February 23, 2012, 3:45 PM
EDMONTON, Alberta -- Matt Read is not a big believer in the “rookie wall.” In fact, Read says he has felt more fresh and healthy over the last 10 games than he has all season. The only problem for Read, who looked like a Calder Trophy candidate exactly a month ago, is that comfort has... Read more
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