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Archive: March, 2010

Flyers sign prospect Gustafsson

Wednesday, March 31, 2010, 6:21 PM
The Flyers agreed to terms with Erik Gustafsson, another undrafted free agent from the college ranks, yesterday. Gustafsson, 22, signed a three-year deal – which begins in 2010-11 – after a three-year run with Northern Michigan University. The deal is worth $810,000 per season with a $60... Read more

Carcillo suspended 2 games

Tuesday, March 30, 2010, 1:54 PM
Dan Carcillo said it was an accident. And NHL’s dean of discipline, Colin Campbell, didn’t buy it. Carcillo was suspended for two games by the NHL today, following a noon hearing with the NHL’s discipline committee. Carcillo received a match penalty and game misconduct with 4:34... Read more

Flyers call up goalie Carter Hutton

Saturday, March 27, 2010, 4:03 PM
*UPDATE* The Flyers have called up goalie Carter Hutton, freshly signed from UMass-Lowell, to replace the injured Johan Backlund on the Flyers' roster. Hutton was signed last week by the Flyers, straight from college. Hutton, 24, played his college hockey at the University of Massachusetts Lowell... Read more

Backlund to make NHL debut tomorrow

Friday, March 26, 2010, 5:32 PM
It’s an intrepid move, but it’s one that Flyers coach Peter Laviolette hopes will give his team a spark they desperately need tomorrow in Pittsburgh. Johan Backlund, the Phantoms’ starter for most of the season, will make his NHL debut in net for the Flyers tomorrow afternoon in... Read more

Carter to have surgery

Thursday, March 25, 2010, 1:43 PM
Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren announced today that center Jeff Carter, the Flyers’ leading scorer, will have foot surgery tomorrow at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Dr. Steve Raikin will insert a screw into Carter’s left foot to “aide the healing process” for... Read more

What if? Playoff scenarios

Wednesday, March 24, 2010, 10:27 AM
What if? I mean, what are the chances the Flyers – whose wheels are already falling off – continue to collapse and don’t make the postseason? Before last weekend, with 12 games to play, the Flyers held a nine point edge on a playoff spot as they were seated in fifth place in the... Read more

Carter to miss 3-4 weeks

Monday, March 22, 2010, 1:03 PM
Jeff Carter didn’t think much of it. He had taken much harder shots off the side of his foot than Clarke MacArthur’s blast in the first period of Sunday night’s loss to Atlanta. Carter finished the game and didn’t seem to have an issue leaving the Wachovia Center, thanks to... Read more

Flyers sign top prospect

Friday, March 19, 2010, 5:32 PM
Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren crossed another undrafted free agent off his list this week. Holmgren confirmed to the Daily News that the Flyers have agreed to a two-year contract – beginning next season – with Colorado College forward Mike Testwuide. The Colorado Springs (Col.)... Read more

Leighton's season over

Thursday, March 18, 2010, 2:47 PM
DALLAS – The news was worse than the Flyers could have ever hoped. Michael Leighton’s magical run as the Flyers’ savior is over. According to Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren, Leighton will be out for 8-to-10 weeks with a “severe” left high ankle sprain. A normal... Read more

Flyers recall goalie from AHL Phantoms

Wednesday, March 17, 2010, 1:45 PM
The Flyers today recalled goaltender Jeremy Duchesne on an emergency basis from the Adirondack Phantoms, their AHL affiliate, according to general manager Paul Holmgren. Duchesne replaces Michael Leighton, who suffered a high ankle sprain in Tuesday's shootout loss at Nashville. Duchesne's call-up... Read more
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